You Get What You Pay for: Peanut Butter With a Pedigree By HENRY FOUNTAIN New York Times Tokyo has its Kobe beef, at $1,000 a pound. Paris has its $100-an-ounce white truffles. But for true decadence, you have to go to Gaithersburg, Md., and the headquarters of the National Institute of Standards and Technology. There you'll find what has to be the world's most expensive peanut butter. A small six-ounce jar of the stuff costs more than $140 ($375 per pound). Complete article (you'll need to register - it's free) here.