6 Weird, Pricey Foods How much would you pay for a nice bowl of bird spit? By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff Posted Aug 7, 2010 2:00 PM CDT 4 comments Comments In this 2004 file photo, a civet cat climbs a coffee tree to eat ripe cherries at a farm in Indang, Cavite province in Philippines. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez, File) (Newser) – You may have heard of kopi luwak, the coffee brewed from civet poop that sells for $30 a cup. In case you’d like some more bizarre, extravagant food to go along with that…interesting-sounding cup of coffee, The Frisky lists five ideas: Bird Spit Soup: Made from the nests of Swiftlet birds, which use lots of saliva while building their homes. A bowl can cost up to $100. Golden Opulence Sundae: New York restaurant Serendipity added truffles, edible gold, and something called “dessert caviar” to this $1,000 dessert. The $1,000 Bagel: Available at the New York Westin Hotel, this breakfast pastry includes white truffle cream cheese and gold leaf jelly. For the complete list—including a fruitcake someone actually paid $1.6 million for—click here.