1. Most Expensive Hot Dog: $145.49
Before Capitol City Dawgs shut down, your $145 hot dog would feature an 18” all-beef Chicago-style frank, French whole grain mustard, garlic & herb mayo, sautéed shallots, mixed baby greens, applewood and cherry smoked uncured bacon, Swedish moose cheese (which costs $200 per pound), chopped tomato, sweetened dried cranberries, a basil olive oil & cranberry-pear-coconut balsamic vinaigrette, and fresh ground pepper all on a herb focaccia roll toasted in truffle butter.
Looking to save some money? Make it a combo with fries and a drink for only $149.77.
2. Longest Salad Bar: 660 feet
You may always pass over the poor salad bar, but try ignoring the one built by Nola Mayonnaise in Johannesburg, South Africa. The salad bar held over 826 pounds of cucumber, 440 pounds of onions, 1,003 pounds of tomatoes, 2,149 pounds of lettuce, and 129 pounds of salad dressing.
3. Most Sandwiches Made in One Hour: 2,706
On May 21, 2013, Eckrich Bacon Lovers Deli Meats made 2,706 sandwiches in one hour. Each sandwich had cheese, lettuce, and bacon-wrapped turkey-ham deli meat. Per Guinness World Record rules, all sandwiches were eaten or donated to food banks.
4. Most Expensive Commercially Available Pizza: $178
If you drop by Gordon Ramsey’s Maze in London, pick up one of these pies featuring onion puree, white truffle paste, fontina cheese, baby mozzarella, pancetta, cep mushrooms, freshly picked wild mizuna lettuce, and fresh shavings of Italian white truffle.
5. World’s Heaviest Onion: 18 lbs. 1 oz.
Peter Glazebrook shattered the previous record of 16.52 lbs. with his 18 lbs. onion.
Via Daily Mail.
6. Largest Chocolate Easter Egg: 15,873 lbs.
In addition to its weight, this egg took the prize for tallest free standing chocolate egg, clocking in at over 34 feet tall. The egg had a maximum circumference of just over 64 feet.
7. Fastest Time to Peel and Eat a Lemon: 8.25 seconds
Ashrita Furman broke his previous record of 9.84 seconds on May 3, 2010.
8. Longest Sushi Roll: 6,671 feet
Created on April 22, 2007, the roll contained 2050 lbs. of rice, 3,334 cucumbers, and 3,334 pickled radishes.
9. Smallest Piece of Ice: 6 water molecules
This record is unlikely to ever be beat. When Roger Miller and Klaus Nauta created the ice out of six molecules of water at the University of North Carolina in 1999, they knew they were creating the smallest piece of ice theoretically possible. For reference, one drop of water has around 100,000,000 trillion molecules.
10. Most Expensive Chocolate Bar Sold At Auction: $687
The chocolate bar in question was part of Captain Robert Scott’s first Discovery expedition to Antarctica, and returned from the trip uneaten.