Famous Feasts in History the Most Expensive Party

About the famous feast the most expensive party ever held at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel, menu, history, and description.


The Occasion: The most expensive party of modern times, Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, New York City, 1897.

The Hosts: Mr. and Mrs. Bradley Martin of Troy, N. Y.

The Menu: Whatever the guests desired--at a cost of $369,200, when the dollar was made of gold. In addition, there were valuable gifts for all present.

Table Talk: The hosts had spent more money on a private party than anyone in modern history; at the time about 10 million Americans had incomes of less than $400 a year.

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