Vernicious Knids

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Thursday, May 25, 2006

Oligarchian opulence...

Next time you are in Moscow perhaps you'd like to dine at Turandot a $50 million replica of a baroque palace specialising in "Imperial Asian" cuisine:

Peruse the gold embossed leather menu and perhaps select a bottle of the 1990 Chateau Lafite-Rothschild - a bargain at only $2875!

Photo is courtesy of
The New York Times

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  • At 1:42 am, Blogger Elsa said…

    Now THAT is opulent...with a capital O!!

    The next time I'm in Moscow (which happens never), I think I'll try McDonald's...300 times since that will equate to the cost of that bottle of wine!

  • At 2:26 am, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    That's some resturaunt!

  • At 11:39 am, Blogger verniciousknids said…

    Elsa, I wonder if I'll ever be rich enough to consider a $2875 bottle of wine a bargain?!

    Anon, It's pretty grand, isn't it?

  • At 1:09 pm, Blogger Carolyn said…

    $2875 for wine! Does it clean the toilet when you're done vomiting? It had better for that price!

  • At 5:50 pm, Blogger verniciousknids said…

    I hadn't thought of the dual purpose Carolyn...but it's a great idea :D

  • At 5:28 pm, Blogger My float said…

    i'll have two of those bottles,thanks!

  • At 5:45 pm, Blogger verniciousknids said…

    Ahh...good to see you living large MF :D


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