We're not serving cocktails so I can't call it a cocktail party. We will have heavy appetizers but it's not technically dinner. Please help! Thanks.
A sweet and savory sampler party? Naughty and nice nibbles? A "bookend" party? ...
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You'd better explain the acronym on the invite, or someone might think it's an "anything but clothes" party. ;)
Sounds like tapas. You can just call it a tapas party, or a small plates party.