Origin of tapas
noun Usually tapas.
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Examples from the Web for tapas
She and her father once owned a successful Spanish tapas restaurant in central Athens, but it went bankrupt in 2010.
Along with describing his farm-fresh ingredients and “figs at the peak of their ripeness” on his track “Tapas.”2 Chainz, Snoop Lion, and More Rappers in the Kitchen|Filipa Ioannou|August 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Doug Tiller (the original Morning Glory, Mercury Espresso) is behind the 40-seat tapas lounge.
Tapas, the epitome of Spanish culinary sophistication, is the way to go.
Not all tapas need to be served warm, and Tortilla Española is proof.
Bodily asceticism of this kind is known to the Vedas under the name of tapas.A History of Sanskrit Literature|Arthur A. MacDonell
Hibiscus flowers or delicate ferns were dipped in these colors and impressed on the tapas in elegant designs.White Shadows in the South Seas|Frederick O'Brien
Ere long he returned with Tapas, the sun god having declared that Varanasi would be a worthy husband for his daughter.Indian Myth and Legend|Donald Alexander Mackenzie
She laid heavy stones on the corners of these tapas, but sometimes the stones rolled off and made the thunder.Legends of Ma-ui--a demi god of Polynesia, and of his mother Hina|W. D. Westervelt
Tapas at the Cafe de Paris are apt to be potato salad, a few anchovies, olives, and possibly some cheese.I'm a Stranger Here Myself|Dallas McCord Reynolds
- light snacks or appetizers, usually eaten with drinks
- (as modifier)a tapas bar