The new Mike & Patty’s crew gives us a taste

Hot Plate: Breakfast Torta
By LUKE PYENSON  |  January 15, 2013


The new iteration of Mike & Patty's has neither Mike nor Patty: discuss. Previous owner, bespectacled egg-slinger Mike Fitzhenry, sold the peculiar sardine-can-sized Bay Village sandwich shop to a former employee, Jennifer Galatis, and three of her friends — Ania Zaroda, David Bussison, and Michael Gurevich. So I guess there's still a Mike. After a series of closings and a time of uncertainty for many regulars, the restaurant has been fully remodeled and is now open weekly from Wednesday to Sunday from 8 am to 2 pm. Though definitely still tiny, the room is now a little spruced up and cozier, with new coats of paint and exposed brick. The ideal juxtaposition is, naturally, this delicious ungodly mess of a sandwich: the breakfast torta ($8). Back from the previous menu, it combines all the adjectives I look for in the morning — salty, spicy, fatty, crunchy, Mexican, cheesy, soft — and, okay, in the afternoon, too.



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