This laid-back Mexican sandwich shop in the Heights offers lots of
great variations including hamburger and steak. Tortas come in
regular and gigante on fresh telera bread spread with chipotle mayo,
refried beans and avocado slices and topped with lettuce, tomato,
onions, and fresh or pickled jalapeños.
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The steak, onion and raw jalapeño sandwich called the "Pepito" at Tortas El Angel in the Heights was my unexpected favorite. The crunchy fire of the chiles sparked every bite of tender steak, soft bread, mushy avocado and ref...