Global Finger Foods That Keep the Party Going

From Southern hush puppies to Korean chicken wings, here are more than 50 crowd-pleasing appetizer recipes

bySAVEUR Editors| PUBLISHED Jan 16, 2019 10:00 PM
Global Finger Foods That Keep the Party Going
In his version of Chilean empanadas, chef Rodolfo Guzmán of Boragó replaces lean ground chuck with rich beef short ribs, which make each bite tender. Get the recipe for Beef Short Ribs Empanadas ». Justin Walker

Nothing makes a party like well curated snacks. Finger foods in particular have a way of fitting in as both elegant Oscar party bites or raucous Superbowl party apps. But no matter the holiday, celebration, or fête, the best case scenario is when the dishes you choose to serve at a gathering are unique and inspiring—not just the same few go-to staples.

While we'll never turn down a well-made cheese plate or a delicious party dip, to change up our game, we turned to a number of cuisines around the world to source ideas for more exciting party bites. In addition to Korean fried chicken to authentic Mexican nachos, this includes the likes of cheesy broiled oysters, DIY spring rolls, and fried ravioli.

Now when the question of what appetizers to serve at a party comes up, the only question you’ll have is: how many of these recipes can I pull off?