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The Perfect Party Appetizers

The Perfect Party Appetizers

Dec 12, 2017

A well-crafted appetizer is the perfect way to make sure your guests won’t go hungry so you can focus on fully-filled wine glasses and good conversation. Our restaurants collected their tried-and-true entertaining bites to make your life a little easier. We wish you a stress-free holiday season filled with good food and great company.

Perfect for Dipping

Mon Ami Gabi - Shrimp Cocktail - individual cups with cocktail sauce and shrimps dipped inside
The Shrimp Cocktail from Mon Ami Gabi features a cocktail sauce that has a serious kick. Serve in individual cups so your guests can easily walk around while they dip. Click here for the shrimp cocktail recipe.

Spinach and artichoke fondue dip with toasted bread

It’s a classic for a reason. The Spinach and Artichoke Fondue from Wildfire is the perfect bowl of melty cheese for your guests to gather around. Click here for the Spinach and Artichoke Fondue recipe.

Three Dots and a Dash Coconut Shrimp with a wine wedge in a coconut bowl

Every party needs a little crunch. In walks the Coco’s Coconut Shrimp from Three Dots and a Dash. Dip in Orange Sweet & Sour Sauce for an optimal flavor boost. Click here for the Coconut Shrimp recipe.

Wildfire Chicken Skewers on a plate with dipping sauce

Anything that fits on a skewer is the perfect pre-dinner snack for guests that are too busy gabbing to grab a plate. Wildfire‘s Moroccan Chicken Skewers work best dipped into an ancho mayonaise or your favorite aioli. Click here for the Chicken Skewers recipe.

Stuff on Toast

Truffle Garlic bread from RPM surrounded by ingredients

Bring RPM Italian to your holiday party with the Truffled Garlic Bread circa 1963. Best served with pretty much everything. Click here for the Garlic Bread recipe.

Cafe Ba Ba Reeba Pinxto a goat cheese crostini

Because goat cheese is always a good idea, our friends at Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba have created the Cana de Cabra Pinxto. This simple crostini is the perfect bite to hold your guests over until dinner. Click here for the Cana de Cabra Pinxto recipe.

Reel Club's Buratta Bruschetta with arugula

Your mom’s bruschetta recipe has nothing on the Burrata Bruschetta from Reel Club. It can also easily be prepped the night before and put together right before the door bell rings. Click here for the Burrata Burschetta recipe.

Unique Bites

A closeup shot of the N'duja Dates from Osteria Via Stato

Careful you don’t eat all of these bacon-wrapped Medjool dates stuffed with savory Calabrian sausage before your guests arrive. N’ duja Stuffed Dates from Osteria Via Stato make the perfect sweet and savory holiday bite. Click here for the Stuffed Dates recipe.

Trucker Snacks with sausage, pimento cheese and pickles on a saltine cracker. All the ingredients including sausage, bowl of cheese and pickles surrounding the dish

Sometimes the best appetizer is the one that’s easiest to whip together. With pimento cheese, hot links, and saltines, the Trucker Snacks from Bub City are the perfect candidate. Click here for the Trucker Snacks recipe.

Close up photo of octopus dish with greens and chickpeas

A perfect appetizer for your holiday feast, the potatoes and jalapeño crema make the Mediterranean Octopus from RPM Steak highly addictive. Click here for the Mediterranean Octopus recipe.

Beatrix Deviled Eggs scattered on a plate

No party is complete without deviled eggs, but we think it’s time you elevated this classic. The Potato Salad Deviled Eggs from Beatrix will be sure to wow even your pickiest guest. Click here for the Potato Salad Deviled Eggs recipe.

Looking for things to do this Holiday Season, here are our holiday happenings.

What are you doing this Christmas Eve, check out who is open and which restaurants are offering special holiday menus.

Not into doing the cooking this Christmas, here are the restaurants open on Christmas Day.


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