Expensive Restaurant Charges High Prices for Food

Never cheap.
Never cheap. Photo: Kang Kim

Speaking of truffle hucksters: A Times reader is wondering what to do after going to notoriously expensive UES restaurant Nello, ordering the truffle-pasta special, then being floored when he’s charged $275 for the dish. Oops! His first mistake: eating on the Upper East Side. Didn’t he know that only rich people eat there? [NYT, Related]