A quick plug for the '100 Days of 007 Trivia Challenge', a special quiz series created by the team at the 'The 00 Files' podcast.
Borscht, the famous Eastern European beetroot-based soup, has the distinction of being mentioned in two James Bond films: The Living Daylights and GoldenEye.
James Bond's final lunch-time meal at Piz Gloria in the novel of On Her Majesty's Secret Service is necessarily on the heavy side: paté maison, followed by oeufs Gloria, with a cheese tray to finish.
We know what Colombo likes to eat in For Your Eyes Only - pistachio nuts. What about in 'Risico', Ian Fleming's short story from which the character is taken?
We occasionally see James Bond pick up a restaurant menu in the films, but we are almost never permitted to see what's on it. An exception is Thunderball (1965), where, at the Café Martinique in Nassau, the camera lingers on the menu as Bond orders Beluga caviar.
As the Orient Express rattles through Slovenia in From Russia, With Love (1957), James Bond and Tatiana Romanova sit down in the restaurant car to a breakfast of fried eggs, hard brown bread, and coffee that was mostly chicory.
Poor Octopussy. First, Major Dexter Smythe force-feeds it a deadly scorpion fish just to see how it would fare, then two fishermen kill it with the major's spear and have it for supper.
Though a frequent visitor to France, it's not until John Gardner's eleventh 007 novel, Death is Forever that James Bond is given that most archetypal of French dishes: snails in garlic butter.
The novel of Dr No shows that James Bond can rough it when he needs to. Quarrel forages through the detritus of an abandoned hut and finds tins of Heinz pork and beans, which make for a welcome evening meal.
Driving across town to Ourobouros Inc. James Bond listens to Felix Leiter talk about the patrons of Aunt Milly's Place in St Petersburg that mumble over their corn-beef hash and cheeseburgers.