Wednesday, April 12, 2006

Monster egg goes on sale in Piccadilly shop for £50,000

The Independent

By Martin Hickman, Consumer Affairs Correspondent

Even by the standards of a London food scene that has marketed such extravagances as an £108 bowl of soup, the cost of this chocolate Easter egg may shock the unsuspecting shopper.
The "Diamond Stella Egg" going on sale at the Piccadilly shop La Maison Du Chocolat outshines previous examples of gourmet conspicuous consumption - with a price tag of £50,000. Two guards will protect the egg when the shop opens at 10am today.

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