How Much Will The New World’s Most Expensive Ice Cream Cost You?
If you love ice cream and have a bunch of money burning a hole in your pocket, we have just the thing for you!
An ice cream company in Japan just broke the record for most expensive ice cream.
It’s got edible gold leaf . . . a fancy parmesan cheese . . . rare white truffles from Italy . . . and costs $6,700 PER SCOOP.
New record: Most expensive ice cream - JP¥873,400 (£5,469; €6,211; $6,696) made by OMER in Japan.— Guinness World Records (@GWR) May 18, 2023
The ice cream includes edible gold leaf, white truffle and natural cheeses 🍨 pic.twitter.com/kaJOACEear
Michigan Restaurant Named ‘Best Date Night’ Spot
Life gets busy and one way for couples to spend quality time together is with a date night. Whether you’re in a new relationship with your partner or have been with them for decades, you may want to check out this Detroit restaurant. Recently, LoveFood.com posted a list of the best date night restaurants in every state. Though Michigan has several places that would be perfect for a date night, their list highlighted one Michigan restaurant as the best in the state. Surprisingly, it’s in Detroit.
Wright & Company was listed as the best date night restaurant in Michigan. You may have stumbled upon this restaurant during a quick search for unique restaurants in Detroit or walked by it while strolling Woodward Avenue. It’s located at 1500 Woodward Avenue on the second floor of the historic Wright Kay building.
How they determined the best date night restaurants
The complete list includes spaces with “relaxed and intimate” spaces. “When we think of the perfect date night, images of cozy corners, charming ambience, and easy conversation over plates of delicious food come to mind,” said LoveFood.com. The website also mentioned that they’re partial to spaces with crisp white tablecloths with leather-bound menus.
What makes Wright & Company a unique space is that it gives visitors a beautiful view of Downtown Detroit. According to the Wright & Company website, the building was built in 1891 and from 1920 to 1978, the structure was occupied by the Wright-Kay jewelry firm.
They have a James Beard nominated chef and partner Marc Djozlija. Executive Chef Kyle Schutte creates seasonal menus around a composed shared plates concept. Some of their featured menu items include, pork belly sliders, crispy brussels sprouts, potato pavé, udon carbonara, and burrata. This best Michigan date night restaurant also has a curated list of local and international beer and wine. As well as a variety of unique cocktails. From the coffee infused ‘Room Service’ cocktail, to the Western Grace Brandy ‘Lost Grace’ cocktail.
When you walk into Wright & Company, you’ll step off the elevator and make your way to a host where they will greet you and seat you. It’s best to make reservations because they tend to get busy. The space has warm lighting from beautiful chandeliers, exposed brick chandeliers, and curved leather booths. Their shared plates concept makes it easier for one to get closer and bond with their partner during a date night.
See LoveFood.com’s ‘Best Date Night’ in each state here. And check out photos from my recent visit to the restaurant below:
The restaurant has a very warm mood with exposed brick, chandeliers, and curved leather booths.
According to their website, the building was designed by Gordon W. Lloyd, and was built for the F.J. Schwankovsky Company, a retailer of musical instruments. It was completed in 1891.
Throughout the restaurant are stunning chandeliers and classy décor. The moment you walk through the door you are immediately greeted and hit with the savory smells from their dishes.
A variety of cocktails, spirits, beer and wines are available at Wright & company. On the left you'll see their 'Kill 'Em With Kindness' and 'Catch Me If You Can' cocktail. They also offer non-alcoholic options.
This isn't your average leg of lamb dish. It's made to be shared. Featured in this dish is a cashew and macadamia mousse, fresh & roasted chicory.
This popular menu item features garlic cocoa butter, pistachio, strawberry, marrow cream. One of their red wines would pair nicely with this dish.
This dish includes crispy potatoes, candied bacon, and compressed apple, mustards. It's a great shared dish for two on a date night.
In addition to the MI Mushroom Pâté starter, another popular menu item is the Crispy Brussels Sprouts with sweet chili sauce, rice krispies, thai basil, and mint.
There are several options for starters at Wright & Company. From the cheddar cheese sauce, bacon, tomato relish, chives, house made potato chips to the toasted sourdough, red wine jam, pickled onion, thyme, MI mushroom pâté.
This cocktail is made with Novo Fogo cachaca, Lillet Blanc, apricot liqueur, lemon, burnt orange caramel, lemongrass, egg white.
There menu offers their year-around staples as well as occasional seasonal menu items. Visitors can enjoy fresh food items and perfectly curated cocktails.