If you think about the major moments from Game of Thrones thus far, you likely think of big battles, hatching, fire-breathing dragons, and major explosions that take out entire towns. But… think again. Some of the major plot points of Game of Thrones have actually centered on food and drink. From the death of two kings to wedding rampages to psychological warfare played out on the dinner plate, mealtime is a big time in the world of Westeros.
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But not every meal in Game of Thrones is disturbing or murderous. For every stallion heart and pie made of a man’s sons, there’s pigeon pie served at a wedding, lemon cakes eaten over some casual marriage plotting, and plenty of flowing wine. (Of course, some of that wine is poisoned.)
In honor of the start of the seventh season of this massive HBO hit (premiering Sunday, July 16 at 9 p.m.), we took a look back at the show’s first 60 episodes for the most notorious food moments. Some of these moments are small, like a lamprey pie eaten over strategizing or a loaf of bread given as a gift. Others set off a series of events that affect the entire Game of Thrones universe (just think of the weddings). Relive every enthralling culinary moment with the 20 best food moments from Game of Thrones so far.