Indulgence never goes out of style, and despite constant reports of macroeconomic pressures causing consumers to be more conservative with their dining dollars, some restaurateurs who deal in decadent dining experiences find that nothing succeeds like excess.A $1,000 bagel made headlines this fall for the Westin New York Hotel at Times Square. The toasted, whole-wheat bagel came topped with white-truffle cream cheese, house-made Riesling-infused gojiberry jelly and flakes of 24-karat gold ...

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