Restaurant Openings: Tonino, Mike & Patty’s, Happy Lemon, and More

A high-end Italian restaurant, a breakfast sandwich shop, and a boba tea spot -- Jamaica Plain has several new restaurants offering very different fare. Claire Makley and Luke Fetbroth opened Tonino on Oct. 20 in the former Little Dipper space (669A Centre St.) in partnership with local restauranteur David Doyle and his wife, Mari Pérez-Alers. Tonino is an Italian restaurant inspired by the trattorias, enotecas and aperitivo bars of the smaller neighborhoods surrounding Rome’s city center. The menu includes tomato pie, which has a direct influence from Fetboth's childhood trips to Philadelphia.

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Mike & Patty’s Restaurant Seeking Investors via Crowdsourcing to Open in Jamaica Plain

A restaurant known for its delicious breakfast sandwiches looking to open in Jamaica Plain is seeking investors through crowdsourcing. Mike & Patty's owners Ania Zaroda and Michael Gurevichis are looking to open its fourth location, and its first in Jamaica Plain. They signed a 5-year lease in February 2021 for Sorella's old location in Hyde Square. Their investment target is $100,000 by March 22, 2022, and if they don't meet this investment target by that date, all crowdsourcing investors will receive a full refund, according to Mike & Patty's mainvest.com page. As of Jan.

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A New Breakfast Restaurant Is Coming, Another Is Going

We've got two updates on restaurants in Jamaica Plain. We're going to have a new one in a beloved spot in Hyde Square, and another restaurant that shutdown due to COVID, announced it's not going reopen. The well-liked Mike & Patty's breakfast spot and sandwich shop has applied for a license to open at 388 Centre St., which was once home to the beloved Sorella's restaurant until it closed in 2019. The news was first report by Boston Restaurant Talk. This will be Mike & Patty's first dine-in restaurant, according to Eater Boston, as its locations in Bay Village and Somerville are just takeout.

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