Local restaurateurs look to crowdfunding instead of banks
By Josh Gross
Though it's a well established mechanism in the tech and art worlds, more and more restaurateurs are now turning to crowdfunding instead of banks. Why? For the same reason Slick Willie Sutton said he robbed banks: It's where the money is.
Chef Andrea Maricich, former co-owner of Tapas Estrella and The MilkyWay with her husband Mitchell Maricich, makes as much as she can from scratch--pretty much everything is baked, blended, cured, marinated or roasted in-house.