Italian Truffle Sells for $41,000 A 2.2 pound Italian white truffle has been auctioned off in Rome for $41,000, purchased by a New York restaurateur. NPR's Scott Simon takes note.
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Italian Truffle Sells for $41,000

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Italian Truffle Sells for $41,000

Italian Truffle Sells for $41,000

Italian Truffle Sells for $41,000

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A 2.2 pound Italian white truffle has been auctioned off in Rome for $41,000, purchased by a New York restaurateur. NPR's Scott Simon takes note.