Even before I learned that the "butter" in movie theater popcorn isn't actually butter (sorry to be the bearer of bad news), I've been stashing my own snacks in the depths of my tote bag for movie munching. (I know this is technically frowned upon, so please don't @ me!) My go-to store for stocking up: Trader Joe's, of course. See, TJ's is the king of irresistibly quirky snacks for every occasion — and that includes catching a flick and cooling off in an air conditioned movie theater.
The following list includes snacks I've gotten (and loved!) in the past, plus some nominations from other Kitchn staffers. (I'm not the only one sneaking snacks into the theater!)
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