Articles tagged ‘Patty Melt’

Snappy Patty’s

January 15th, 2015 by Richard Chudy


True food savants will likely point to the word “slider” as a very specific form of burger with steamed onions and soft and very squishy buns with a credit card thinness of a beef patty as the mainstay. Anything less (or more) than that verges into the mini burger category, and let’s not miss that distinction. Newish Snappy Patty’s in Medford is somewhere in the middle, not quite a slider, not exactly a mini burger and hints of patty melt territory even if they insist on calling them patty melt Sliders (direct from their website). It doesn’t matter though, they are quite tasty, a little flawed, but satisfying.

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October 26th, 2012 by Richard Chudy

photo by Katie Barszcz

The supporting cast of any and all burgers can make or break the entire sandwich; too much or not the right amount of role players can spoil any potentially strong burger. At Park, (formly Redline, run by the same ownership group in Harvard Square) the burger is redefined by the often overlooked Patty Melt, an obvious selection as a base for a burger, but seeminlgy sorely lacking as a whole on the Boston burger scene. More like a grilled cheese on steroids than the traditional soft bun meets meat, the Park burger is exceedingly rich, juicy and almost overkill. Yeah, it’s probably more than enough of the salty fatty stuff than you need in one sitting, but there’s a reason it’s starting to gather local media attention. continue reading »