Bar Snacks

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Today, the snacking category is huge, and the bar bite category continues to deliver a world of flavor-forward, fun choices. Candied bacon, meatballs, tots, veg-centric dishes like Crispy Squash Blossoms are all on the menu.
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100 Sails Restaurant & Bar offers Korean Fried Cauliflower: Tempura-fried cauliflower with spicy soy glaze, topped with Kewpie mayonnaise, chile threads, sesame seeds, microgreens
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The Immigrant Restaurant offers Duck Wings with celery leaves in vinaigrette and blue-cheese potato chips
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Modern nachos are showcasing unexpected flavor systems
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Bourbon House offers a Fried Oyster BLT with smoked pork belly, tomato jam and micro arugula
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America’s favorite shareable is getting a serious makeover from chefs who are mindfully constructing layers of textures and flavors. Speaking to modern flavor trends, today’s nachos extend a restaurant brand’s playfulness and creativity while delivering big time on craveability.
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Savvy menu-makers are front-loading menus with produce-driven bar bites, appetizers and small plates that entice diners
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Newer menu development around seafood is edgier, more global, and often sees bolder flavor combinations.
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More menus are featuring small bites that are shareable, craveable and crunchy
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Bar snacks and small plates are big business—make them protein-centric for an even meatier return
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Produce holds the key to flavor innovation in bar bites and small plates
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