Talk about wretched excess. Wed, Nov 4 Leave a Comment on Talk about wretched excess. Posted in musings Share: TwitterFacebookRedditLinkedinEmail Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich apparently dropped $47,221 to cover lunch for a party of six at a New York restaurant last week. Most of the cost came from seven bottles of wine, $5k each. Note the automatic 20% gratuity added at the end. (via buzzfeed and serious eats) Related Articles Even More Recent Food Neologisms Time for Tomatoes The Price of Seasonal Buying at Trader Joe’s Holy Crap.