If not dining at the Caneton, Lucas-Carton, or the Cochon d'Or, when in Paris, James Bond dines at the Grand Vefour, as we learn in the short story, 'From a View to a Kill'.
Where does James Bond eat in Paris? Part 2: Lucas-Carton
We learn in the short story 'From a View to a Kill' that James Bond, when in Paris, would typically dine in one of four restaurants. One of them is Lucas-Carton, an establishment that was - and still is - situated at 9 place de la Madeleine.
Where does James Bond eat in Paris? Part 1: Cochon d’Or
As we learn in the short story, 'From a View to a Kill', Bond normally choses one of several restaurants for lunch: the Véfour, the Caneton, Lucas-Carton or the Cochon d'Or.
As we discover in On Her Majesty's Secret Service, James Bond goes 'through the turkey and plum pudding routine' on Christmas Day at M's residence.
Lunch at Rules
A trip to London gave me the opportunity to have a spot of lunch at Rules Restaurant in Covent Garden. The establishment is London's oldest restaurant and, crucially for Bond fans, features in the film Spectre.
The food of Double or Nothing – and a recipe for drunken chicken
No James Bond novel is complete without a menu's worth of food descriptions, and Kim's Sherwood's first entry in the 'Double O' trilogy, which follows the adventures of Bond's fellow double-O agents, is no exception.
Revisiting Piz Gloria
It was three years ago this month that I had the privilage of visiting Piz Gloria, which still retains strong links to the film, including having Bond-flavoured dishes on the menu in its restaurant.
What’s for lunch on the set of Thunderball?
James Bond fans who happened to be watching 'The Footage Detectives' recently on Talking Pictures TV were treated to a behind-the-scenes film showing the shooting at Silverstone race track of the car chase in Thunderball (1965). What interested me was the appearance of catering facilities.
What’s in James Bond’s kitchen (part 2)?
What does James Bond like to spread on his toast in the morning, put onto his eggs and bacon, or splash onto his grilled sole? If you said Little Scarlet strawberry jam, a sprinkling of fines herbes, or a meuniere sauce, you'd be a bit behind the times.
The food of Goldfinger
I was a guest contributor to David Lowbridge-Ellis's excellent website, Licence to Queer, which provides queer readings of the James Bond books and films.