Not many outside the expense account set mark the arrival of truffle season, except the chefs who serve the pricey fungi, of course. Still, the delicious dog-and-pig-tracked blobs are extremely delicious if you can afford it; there are even a few deals to be found this year. See below for a few ways to get your 1% on.

Eataly The Batali-Bastianich temple of Italian cuisine is going all out, opening a special restaurant, Il Ristorante del Tartufo, dedicated to highlighting the fragrant fungus. Weekdays from noon until 3 p.m. for the months of November and December, the truffle restaurant will shave white truffles over dishes like Gnocchi alla Norcina, in a creamy pork sausage sauce. Get a four gram shave of Umbrian white truffles for $20 or a more budget friendly four grams of black truffle for just $9. As far as truffle price gouging goes, this is one of the best deals in the city. (200 5th Avenue, (212) 229-2560)

Aureole Depending on the size of your wallet, there are two options at this Michelin-starred Midtown eatery. Sundays, indulge in a three course truffle tasting menu with choices including a White Truffle Risotto and Truffled Free Range Chicken Breast for $75. Those with deeper pockets can attend the Evening of Black & White Truffles dinner on November 14th, with four courses plus dessert for $150. Selections include Truffled Free Range Egg, Nova Scotia Halibut with truffled winter squash and Chocolate and White Truffles with white truffle ice cream. (135 W 42nd Street, (212) 319-1660)

Truffle Burger from B&B

B&B Winepub To experience a truffle umami bomb look no further than B&B, where chef Josh Capon truly gilds the lily with his white truffle burger ($58): a juicy patty comes topped with gooey Robiola cheese, a thick slathering of truffle aioli and then a heavy shaving of white truffles. The restaurant also offers shaved white truffles atop a bowl of fresh fettucine with parmigiano-reggiano and butter for $58. Sometimes simplicity is best. (25 West Houston Street, (212) 334-7320)

Colicchio & Sons Pizza may be a cheap, lowbrow treat at times, but not when it's topped with white truffles like at this Chelsea restaurant. The Tap Room section is serving a White Truffle, Ricotta and Egg pizza, while the Main Dining Room is doing a White Truffle Lasagna layered with fresh pasta and topped with shaved white truffles. Both dishes are available now for $65. (85 Tenth Avenue, (212) 400-6699)

Davio's Monday through Saturday beginning November 28th, this Midtown steakhouse offers two multi-course tasting menus highlighting truffles. The four-course for $150 includes Filet Mignon with a black truffle rossini sauce and shaved white truffles; the six-course for $250 includes a Lobster Pappardelle with pancetta, poached egg, black truffle butter and shaved white truffle. The specials run through December 23rd; call the restaurant for reservations. (451 Lexington Avenue, (212) 661-4810)

Asparagus with truffles (courtesy Il Mulino Prime)

Il Mulino Prime The somewhat sceney but still delicious SoHo outpost of the Il Mulino empire has a few special dishes currently on the menu, each topped with a fresh shaving of Alba truffles. The Grilled Asparagus with a fried egg is the most budget option, going for $60, while the Grass Fed Filet runs a much pricier $135. Right in the middle, Mushroom Ravioli in a cream sauce topped with white truffles goes for $120. (331 West Broadway, (212) 226-0020)

Toloache All of chef Julian Medina's Toloache eateries are getting into the truffle game with Tacos de Pescado y Trufas for $30. Inside, chipotle-glazed halibut with a jicama and American cavier slaw, all shaved with white truffle. The upscale Mexican eateries' prices are already a bit higher than your neighborhood taqueria, so consider this another almost market-price option. The special is also available at the chef's Astoria newcomer Tacuba. (Multiple locations in Midtown, UES and Thompson Street; 35-01 36th Street, Astoria, (718) 786-2727)

Rosemary's This West Village restaurant knows that to truly experience the truffle, there shouldn't be too many competing flavors. Chef Wade Moises is shaving five grams of white truffles on top of the house-made fettuccine for $45. Grab the buttery, funky dish at dinnertime. (18 Greenwich Avenue, (212) 647-1818)