9 Crazy-Expensive Tasting Menus: Are They Worth It?

Imagine for a moment you've got $450 to spend on dinner (or if you don't have to imagine that hard and are looking for a dinner date, drop us a line ASAP). Would you rather blow it all on one tasting menu or spread it out to try a variety of different restaurants? Despite the bumpy economy, the trend of ultra-expensive tasting menus shows no sign of slowing down. Read on for a breakdown of some of the priciest options in the country. Do you think these sound over-the-moon or simply overkill? Let us know in the comments.

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