A Clash of Kings

by George R.R. Martin

"to John and Gail for all the meat and mead we've shared" Tribute

"He had offered them meat and mead and a seat by the fire, and even Maester Luwin had said afterward that he'd done well." pg. 76

"Will you not stay the night and share our meat and mead, Uncle?" pg. 180

"I've hunted with him, trained with him, shared meat and mead with him, warred at his side." pg. 184

"Wine gave out first, and soon thereafter the clotted mare's milk the horselords loved better than mead." pg. 190

"I offer you the meat and mead of Winterfell." pg. 329

"My lady, when you are rested, I would be honored if you would share our meat and mead at the feast Lord Caswell is giving us tonight." pg. 346

"And I vow that you shall always have a place by my hearth and meat and mead at my table, and pledge to ask no service of you that might bring you into dishonor." pg. 563

"They pledged me their peace and surrendered their weapons, so I allowed them freedom of the castle, and for three nights they ate my meat and drank my mead whilst I talked with Ser Cleos." pg. 566

"I take no joy in mead nor meat, and song and laughter have become suspicious strangers to me." pg 784

"It took three more cuts to hack through all that bone and muscle and sever the head from the body, and afterward he was sick, remembering all the times they'd sat over a cup of mead talking of hounds and hunting." pg 803