This new restaurant from the family behind Commander’s Palace specializes in Creole-style bar food. Classic cocktails are meant to be paired with various “Snacky Things” like Cajun queso or blue-crab mousse in a jar. 310 Rue Chartres; sobounola.com.
Salty, crunchy, chewy, creamy or sweet, snack food has a fundamental appeal. But as a delivery system for 24-hour satisfaction, it keeps changing form. Here’s the latest from the universe of snacks.—Christine Quinlan