The Inquirer’s Rick Nichols slips into the cozy Snackbar off of Rittenhouse Square to check out their reinterpretation of tapas.

Behold, then, Snackbar’s alternative universe. From the “snack” side of the menu, you are invited to enjoy a maitake mushroom soup in a dark-beery Negra Modelo broth, or a crisped block of brazen mackerel with fennel, tiny cubes of apple gelee and “olive oil powder” (whatever that is), or a slab of lush bacony pork belly with an egg slow-poached in the shell and unshelled into a sweet, Japanese dashi broth.

You’ll get no pretzels or chips at this Snackbar [Philadelphia Inquirer]