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No really. And it cost $100,000. And it's heavy. And it smells.
"When he came up to me with the idea," recalled general manager Luis Acosta, "I told him, 'You're going gaga.'"· Local steakhouse creates $100,000 version of Lady Gaga's meat costume [NYDN]
His team went to the cutting board and cooked up the result: a vestment made of porterhouse, leggings from rib eye and kobe beef boots, all USDA prime. "It smells so good," said Mery Lopez, 26, a waitress-turned-model who bravely posed yesterday with the edible attire. "It's heavy, but not that much."
The kitchen crew stitched it all together using butcher's twine and accessorized the look with a necklace of marrow bones topped with a 32-ounce rib eye chapeau. "It's a learning process and I think we're doing a pretty good job," said executive chef Oscar Martinez. "I'm not Oscar de la Renta when it comes to design."