The Game: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (2011)

What's on the menu: A jolly good yarn. Along with all the other amenities Whiterun's Drunken Hunstman offers to former adventurers with pierced knees is the tale of the origin of its name, which is well worth hearing from the bartender, Elrindir. It involves him and his brother going hunting after drinking "rather too much mead."