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Shanghai restaurant bills eight people $58,378 for dinner

A Photo of $58,378 dinner receipt in China posted on Weibo has gone viral as netizens marvel how such is even attainable.

The invoice was for a meal at Maggie’s Restaurant (西郊5号), the place eight people spent a whopping ¥418,245 on 20 dishes. A hand-written be aware on the fitting decrease nook learn ¥400,000 was truly charged to the shopper named 大海 (Ocean).

The objects on the receipt are:
  • Organic Pickles ¥38
  • Crispy Salty Chicken ¥98
  • Abalone with Braised Pepper ¥138
  • Snail Cooked in Sauce ¥118
  • Braised Pork with Soju ¥98
  • Fennel Roots ¥58
  • Asparagus ¥78
  • Cold Dish ¥68
  • Premium Caviar ¥5,000 x 8
  • Half Abalone with Sake Jelly ¥12,800 x 8
  • Yangtze River Crab ¥2,800 x 8
  • Duck with Olive ¥2,888
  • Salt-seared Miyazaki Steak ¥1,580 x 8
  • Shrimp Roe with Crispy Sea Cucumber ¥398 x 8
  • Crocodile Tail Soup ¥16,800
  • Wild Yellow Croaker ¥15,800 x 7.4
  • Fish Maw in Abalone Sauce ¥5,800 x 8
  • Boiled Giant Conch ¥1,580 x 8.6
  • Xiahehe ¥58 x 8
  • Zhonghua Cigarette ¥88
  • Chauffeur’s meal ¥550
  • Double Flavor Cake in Wine Sauce ¥38 x 8
  • Yunnan Dianhong Tea ¥568
  • Coke ¥18 x 8
  • Orange Juice ¥268
  • Service charge ¥379,44.60
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The most costly merchandise was the Crocodile Tail Soup at ¥16,800 ($2,454), and the restaurant additionally charged a service charge of ¥379,44.60 ($5,542). Aside from the meal, additionally they brought alcohol and drinks value ¥480,000. The receipt was posted by Weibo person @Snake_Kane who additionally included photographs of the dishes, however later deleted each posts.

A video of the chef cooking the dinner is now circulating on-line. The chef claimed the salt plate utilized in cooking the steak is 2,000 years outdated.

When contacted by the press, employees at Maggie’s Restaurant claimed the receipt was faux they usually don’t provide a number of the dishes on the receipt. However, the proprietor and chef on the restaurant, Sun Zhaoguo, later admitted they did serve the ¥400,000 dinner. Sun said he cooked the meal for a buyer from Dubai and his mates. “That’s nothing at all in Dubai,” Sun stated.

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On September 19, officers from Changning District Market Regulation got here to the restaurant to investigate the incident however no updates have been launched up to now.


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