$100 Disneyland sandwich ranks as one of the worlds most expensive – East Bay Times

Posted: May 22, 2021 at 9:53 am

A new panini sandwich concocted in a Marvel superhero themed food innovation science lab restaurant that can shrink and expand meals comes with an eye-popping, super-sized $100 price tag aimed at Disneyland visitors traveling on a Tony Stark budget.

The new $99.99 Quantum-sized Pym-ini Sandwich coming to the Pym Test Kitchen when Avengers Campus debuts June 4 at Disney California Adventure ranks among the worlds most expensive sandwiches.

Whats in the sandwich? For that price, it better come with super powers and side of immortality.

The new Marvel lands Pym Test Kitchen, themed to Ant-Man and the Wasp, will serve meals that have been shrunk or expanded in size. The foods will be resized using Pym Particles, the same technology used to shrink Ant-Man and the Wasp, according to the backstory for the restaurant.

The most shocking item on the Pym Test Kitchen menu: The $100 Quantum-sized Pym-ini Sandwich, which comes with salami, rosemary ham, provolone and sun-dried tomato spread on toasted focaccia. Its served with marinara dipping sauce and an arugula salad.

The super expensive Disneyland resort sandwich was unveiled this week as DCA prepares to open the new Avengers Campus next month. The Pym Test Kitchen website initially listed three sizes for the Pym-ini sandwich: $14.99 for a single serving along with $57.99 and $99.99 for larger versions, according to WDW News Today.

The $58 version of the panini is no longer on the Pym Test Kitchen website. The $100 sandwich now includes a new addendum to the menu explaining that the meal serves 6-8 guests after the high-priced family-sized item started making headlines on Disney fan sites like Inside the Magic, AllEars and Disney Food Blog.

The $100 Avengers Campus panini will be one of the most expensive food items at the Disneyland resort. Napa Rose at Disneys Grand Californian Hotel offers a $155 Vinters Menu with wine flight for $155. Steakhouse 55 at the Disneyland Hotel has a Porterhouse for Two on the menu at $138.

The cost of the Quantum Pym-ini works out to about $12.50 to $16.50 per serving with the average price about the same as a $14.99 single serving.

But its the $100 Disneyland sandwich price tag that will have Avengers Campus visitors talking and social media influencers buzzing.

The triple-digit price tag puts the Marvel superhero sub in rare territory among the worlds most expensive sandwiches.

A 2020 Money Inc. list of the top 10 most expensive sandwiches in the world includes the $120 Wagyu rib-eye and foie gras cheesesteak from Philadelphias Barclay Prime, $150 Von Essen Platinum Club from the Michelin-starred Cliveden House in the United Kingdom and $225 Bacon Bling from the U.K.s Tangberrys Cafe.

The Guinness Book of World Records named the $214 Quintessential Grilled Cheese Sandwich from New Yorks Serendipity 3 the most expensive sandwich in 2014.

A grilled cheese sandwich said to bear an image of the Virgin Mary sold on eBay in 2004 for $28,000.

The Pym Test Kitchen panini doesnt have super-premium ingredients such as Wagyu beef, foie gras, white truffles, quail eggs, Kaluga caviar and 24-karat gold dust like many of the worlds most expensive sandwiches.

The $100 Disneyland sandwich unlike most of the other contenders on the list of the worlds most expensive sandwiches is designed to be eaten by more than one person.

The $100 Ant Man and the Wasp panini price tag is in line with the $100 6-foot Giant Sub at Subway but that mega-meal serves 25 people. Jimmy Johns serves a 16-inch J.J. Gargantuan Giant for $18.99 that Eat This, Not That calls the most expensive sandwich at popular fast food chains.

Disneyland is no stranger to high-priced meals. A seven-course dinner for 12 at 21 Royal Street in New Orleans Square will set you back a cool $15,000. If you invite Tony Stark, he might pick up the tip.

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