Dinner at Dr No's is a rather formal affair with a suitably sophisticated menu to match.
The béarnaise sauce that accompanies the 'steak on toast canapés', served on board the Queen Elizabeth in Diamonds are Forever (1956), has a hidden meaning.
While James Bond has some slivers of pineapple to finish his meal at Blades before pitting his wits against Sir Hugo Drax across the card table in Moonraker, M opts for strawberries in kirsch.
In my previous post, I argued that James Bond eats broccoli Polonaise in Live and Let Die. Having mentioned the dish, it would be remiss of me not to feature a recipe, and so one is presented here.
In the 1950s, the hamburger was sufficiently exotic for visitors to the USA for Ian Fleming to include it in James Bond's quintessentially American meal at New York's St Regis Hotel in Live and Let Die.
Disneyland Paris is perhaps the most improbable location that the literary James Bond has ever visited. But in 1993, just a year after the park was opened, John Gardner sent Bond there in his novel Never Send Flowers.
Deciding on dinner following his marathon drive through France and into Switzerland in pursuit of Goldfinger, James Bond opts for choucroute at the Bavaria brasserie.