James Bond knows a thing or two about conchs. For one thing, they're reputed to be an aphrodisiac. For another, island people have conch chowder on their wedding night.
Luxiuriating in his St Regis hotel room in New York in Live and Let Die, James Bond's thoughts turn cheerfully to what he's missing back in London - bitter weather, a cold office and a 'giant toad and two veg' in the local boozer.
The sandwich, that humble lunchtime stable, appears with surprising frequency in the James Bond adventures.
While Kerim Bey tucks into steak tartare in Istanbul's Spice Bazaar, James Bond enjoys a doner kebab
How does one maintain one's stamina for making love? The answer, Kerim Bey reveals to James Bond over lunch in Istanbul's Spice Bazaar in From Russia, with Love, is steak tartare, which Kerim apparently eats every day.
To earn his double-O status, James Bond must make two kills in the line of duty. The second takes place in Stockholm. What does Bond eat ahead of the deadly encounter? Filet mignon.
Tiffany Case gives James Bond's suggestion of shellfish and Hock short shrift at the '21' Club in Diamonds are Forever. She tells him that it would take more than crabmeat ravigotte to get her into bed with him.