Mukbang, the South Korean phenomenon during which vloggers stream themselves consuming massive portions of meals, has now made its method to the W Hotel in Washington, DC. The DC location of the resort chain is introducing its Sip & Slurp menu, an extravagant $285 room service bundle that comes with a lavalier lapel mic and a cellphone stand so friends can movie their very personal mukbangs.
The Sip & Slurp menu is on the market till the tip of 2019, and it’s restricted to the W Washington DC for now, although extra places could be a part of later. The entire menu is a publicity marketing campaign to have fun the resort’s new $50 million renovation, nevertheless it’s truthfully sort of a intelligent method to appeal to friends by web traits. Hotels are sometimes at odds with influencers seeking to commerce stays for Instagram posts, but when the mukbang menu is any indication, it means some will nonetheless fortunately work with influencers for publicity.
W Hotels kicked off its new mukbang menu with assist from Queer Eye’s meals knowledgeable, Antoni Porowski. Antoni, who I’ll by no means forgive for making ramen utilizing vermicelli noodles, does what he does finest within the promo video — wanting scorching whereas doing actually something, which on this case, is gorging himself on burgers and lobster tails. If you need in on the promotion, right here’s the whole lot that’s included within the menu:
The Sip & Slurp menu is a full bundle deal, which means you possibly can’t order gadgets a la carte. Once you order, it’s important to absolutely decide to the entire meal. At least you get to maintain the mic and telephone stand, which is, at most, a $30 worth.
It ought to be famous that together with the $285 value, there’s a 5 % supply cost, 16 % service cost, 5 % administrative payment, and 10 % DC gross sales tax that’ll be added to your verify “for your convenience,” placing the total value at $387.60. Not to say, there’s the price of the room itself, which begins at round $200 and might go as much as $800 for a collection. The menu additionally wants a one hour minimal order time, which might be a great factor, so that you may be at optimum starvation ranges by the point the room service arrives.