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16 Tapas-Style Bar Snacks

From Hangover-Thwarting Jerky to Shareable Restaurant Meals

— June 2, 2016 — Lifestyle
In recent years, there has been a growing demand for bar snacks that go beyond simple bowls of peanuts and pretzels. Indeed, consumers are eager to sample small plates featuring exotic ingredients and unexpected flavor combinations.

When it comes to pre-packaged bar snacks, many restaurants now favor artisanal goods over more generic products. This is especially true of cured meat, which has become a favorite at many upscale bars and pubs. These types of meat-based bar snacks include protein-rich cuts from Meat Merchants and Cleaver & Keg, as well as hangover-thwarting jerky from Serious Pig.

For restaurants that make their own bar snacks, there is a shift towards shareable dishes that are inspired by global cuisine. For example, an Australian bar called The White Cockatoo serves up hybrid tapas such as Kimichi Poutine and Blue Swimmer crab rolls. Another example is New York City's Social Drink & Food, which boasts street food-inspired dishes such as chicken shashlik skewers and spicy popcorn chicken.
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Snack-Sized Chicken Sandwiches
Snack-Sized Chicken Sandwiches
KFC's Chicken Littles Serve as a Lighter Dinner Option
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Caribbean Cuisine Pop-Ups
Caribbean Cuisine Pop-Ups
The Caribbean Fusion Pop-Up Taster Celebrates Popular Island Dishes
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Spicy Cheese Donuts
Spicy Cheese Donuts
Cabana Brazilian Barbecue Restaurants Serve a Spicy Malagueta Chicken Donut
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Globally Inspired Appetizer Menus
Globally Inspired Appetizer Menus
The 'Social Drink & Food' Restaurant Serves Up Shareable Dishes
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Shareable Restaurant Meals
Shareable Restaurant Meals
P.F. Chang's Small Plate Menu Items are Meant to be Split with Others
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Asian Fusion Snack Bars
Asian Fusion Snack Bars
Petersham's The White Cockatoo Pub Gets an Urban Branding Overhaul
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Shareable Happy Hour Menus
Shareable Happy Hour Menus
P.F. Chang's New Happy Hour Menu Features Snack-Sized Dishes
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Italian-Korean Fusion Eateries
Italian-Korean Fusion Eateries
David Chang's Momofuku Nishi Departs from His Previous Noodle Bars
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Boozy Coffee House Menus
Boozy Coffee House Menus
The Starbucks Evening Menu Includes Alcoholic Offerings
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Drink-Specific Bar Snacks
Drink-Specific Bar Snacks
These Flavored Nuts are Designed to Pair with Different Types of Beer
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Magic-Inspired Eateries
Magic-Inspired Eateries
Harry Potter-Themed Bar The Lockhart is Now Serving Tapas in Toronto
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Stylish Underground Wine Bars
Stylish Underground Wine Bars
The Riddling Widow Brings a Gothic Edge to a Sophisticated Concept
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Convenient Meat Snacks
Convenient Meat Snacks
Meat Merchant Bars are the Perfect Snack to Pair with a Libation
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Chic Compact Snack Bars
Chic Compact Snack Bars
The Smalls Bar in Melbourne Has a Menu of Wine and Cheese
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Gentlemanly Tea Experiences
Gentlemanly Tea Experiences
Stafford London's Afternoon Tea is Paired With Whiskey and Cigars
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Pop-Up Cocktail Lounges
Pop-Up Cocktail Lounges
The Cumberland Pop-Up Bar Offers Signature Drinks and Cocktails
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