Snacks — defined as something purchased for immediate consumption but not for breakfast, lunch or dinner — now account for 11 percent of all visits to restaurants and food retailers, according to The Coca-Cola Company. Restaurateurs have found that the key to attracting customers for these increasingly important occasions is to make the snacks interesting but still fun, approachable and, above all, fast.
Here’s a look at some chefs’ creative snacks from across the country.
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