Rooting through my kitchen cupboards the other day, I found a long-lost packet of oyster crackers. Liberated from the Grand Central Oyster Bar, the crackers have a literary connection.
New York's St Regis Hotel plays a small role in James Bond's adventures. Ian Fleming's choice of hotel may not have entirely random.
A trip to New York last year gave me the chance to look up a few of the locations mentioned in Live and Let Die, Diamonds are Forever and ‘007 in New York’ and experience something of James Bond’s adventures – particularly gastronomic – in the city.