Every good party begins with good food. Your catering is going to be one of the things your guests will be talking about for years.
Let these eats, both savory and sweet, inspire your big day's menu. You don't have to plan a to serve up unexpected, unique cuisine. After all, there's so much more to your big day's hors d'oeuvres than shrimp cocktail and pigs-in-a-blanket. In fact, there's a whole lot more to every aspect of—from the appetizers, to the main course, to dessert—than you might have thought.
To inspire your own creative fare, we've rounded up our favorite next-level dishes from
. Several, from mini lobster rolls, to grilled cheese bites, and tiny churros, proved that small versions of the classics often have maximum impact. Others, like one bride's paper cones of fries and another's packets of popcorn, turned those classics into the ultimate snacks—which made them compact enough to tote around during the cocktail hour. On the , ready-to-roast s'mores, ice cream sandwiches, and waffle cakes showed up the classic .