Ripoff prices mushrooming
This beggars belief. Brace yourself. We recommend you to be horizontal with a wet towel to cool your brow before you read this.
Delicacies are supposed to be, er, delicious, but does the price warrant a loan for a Mercedes?
Take this little beauty, for example.
A mushroom. Yes, a mushroom.
Tastfully boxed in a nice little cardboard box. It might not be made of gold or even goldleafed, but it does have a whole bunch of chopped up fern around it for maximum ‘just-been-plucked -from-the-woods’ effect.
We think you might like it. Enough to tickle your purchase fancy.
A mere snip at 3,500 yen. Oh, and it’s on special today, 30% off. Quick, make a beeline before they all sell out.