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The W Hotel's New Room Service Will Set You Back Nearly $400

Aug. 11, 2019
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The W Hotel's New Room Service Will Set You Back Nearly $400
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The W Hotel in Washington DC is now catering — pun totally intended — to a very specific crowd: mukbang enthusiasts, the video genre that started in Korea and has become widespread across the globe. No, mukbang isn't some type of rare or exotic cuisine, rather it's a type of online video featuring a person or a group of people eating a massive amount of food. 2019 sure is an... interesting time to be alive.

Now, the W Hotel in Washington DC is even onboard, having released its own mukbang room service menu and a video featuring "Queer Eye" star Antoni Porowski to promote the hotel and its new room service option to go along with it.

https://youtu.be/PRKXlxnQeh0

The Sip and Slurp menu, as it's been dubbed, requires minimum of one hour to reach your room, and you better be very hungry — or have plenty of guests — when it shows up because it's a lot of food:

  • Aloha Y’all: Tasso ham, caramelized pineapple, tomato, basil, mozzarella
  • Farmhouse Quaker: smoked mozzarella, potato, red onions, crispy duck, farm egg
  • Cherry Burger: 0.5 lb house blend Creekstone Farms beef, red onion marmalade, raclette, Dijonnaise
  • The Big Belly Burger: double beef patties, Cheddar, lettuce, tomato, grilled onions, pickles & W1 sauce
  • Old School Surf & Turf: filet mignon, butter-poached lobster tail, steak fries
  • Cheese & Charcuterie Board: pickles, mustard, breads, crackers, compote
  • XL Crispy French Fries: truffle aioli
  • Carrot Cake Tower: sweet carrot sauce, streusel
  • Just Like Grandma’s Cherry Pie: served on cast iron with vanilla ice cream

Unsurprisingly, the hotel's Sip & Slurp room service option isn't cheap, with a base price of $285. An additional 5% delivery charge, 16% service charge, 5% administrative fee along with DC's 10% sales tax brings your total up to a whopping $388.

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Along with all of that food, you will also get a phone stand and mic — which is yours to keep — to make streaming or recording your mukbang of the Sip & Slurp easy. The Sip & Slurp will be available for guests to order through the end of 2019 at the W Hotel Washington DC and is a part of the hotel promoting its new $50 million renovations to the property.

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