Who Needs Dinner When
You've Got Snacks Like These?
Smaller than an appetizer but larger than an amuse bouche, the newest menu items—from the so-called snacks category—are getting the royal treatment with the types of inventive tastes and preparations usually reserved for entrées, making them ideal for commitment-phobe gourmands.
Seersucker, Brooklyn; seersuckerbrooklyn.com
Arkansas-born chef Robert Newton riffs on the calories-be-damned southern lunch-counter staple, swapping an English muffin for white bread, trading the mayo for mustard, and instead of frying a thick slab of deli meat, crisping thin slices into the texture of bacon.