Shortened slang for "appetizers", as on a restaurant's menu. I guess it's from New England, but, hell, I don't know.
What the !@#$ is "tappas"? It says "tappas" on the menu and lists cheesesticks, nachos, and chicken wings.
2 weeks later
OH! I bet it's some retarded slang for "appetizers."
A misspelling of the Spanish word "tapas," which is a general word referring to appetizers or finger-foods.
I don't want a whole meal, but we could have some tappas sic to tide us over until dinner.