A growing number of restaurant operators are coping with shaky consumer confidence by touting small plates, tapas and bite-size snacks — and value-minded wine, beer and cocktail choices to match — as fun, cost-efficient alternatives to the rising cost of conventional restaurant dining. Indeed, as entrée prices in some casual eateries zoom past $20 and premium wine pours and specialty cocktails travel into the teens, a meal with smaller portions and price tags may look a lot more ...

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