Forget the madeleine. Fiction’s men — sailors, soldiers, lawmen, everymen, heroes, and knaves — have eaten far better. And when the words hit you right, when beer flows cool and crisp and the steam coming off a cauldron of stew tilts in the wind, there you go, to the field, the diner, or wherever the character happens to be eating. These in-book eats are pleasant and satisfying, a trick of sorts on the mind.
8 Manliest Meals In Novels And Fiction