A 35yr old Aussie property mogul has been ridiculed on the internet for claiming on national TV the reason Millennials aren’t buying homes is because they’re frittering away their hard-earned cash on avocado toast. “When I was trying to buy my first home, I wasn’t buying smashed avocado for $19 and four coffees at $4 each,”
Now, avocado toast has come to mean many things. For some people, the trendy-in-2014 brunch staple is ambrosia, the food of the gods. It inspires rhapsodic recipes, and slide shows of what avocado toast looks like around the world (Answer: Like avocado, on toast). To other people, avocado toast is everything that is wrong with our Instagram-obsessed society, and according to one BuzzFeed writer, it “tastes like butt.” It usually costs less than $19, but considering it takes next-to-no skill to make, it could be considered an affordable luxury — like any other brunch item.