The majority of the menu at the cozy new Manifesto is made up of small plates, so we knew it would be the perfect spot to celebrate our spring issue, an exploration of the small plates dining trend that's changed the way we eat out.

The majority of the menu at the cozy new Manifesto is made up of small plates, so we knew it would be the perfect spot to celebrate our spring issue, an exploration of the small plates dining trend that's changed the way we eat out. During the March 14 party, our readers enjoyed beef cheek sliders, eggplant rotelli bites and lamb lollipops paired with cocktails mixed with Middle West Spirits.

Photos by Tim Johnson