La Contenta Lower East Side ~ Cocina del Barrio

A project in Lower East Side, NY by Luis Arce Mota and Alex Valencia

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Authentic Mexican restaurant/bar on the Lower East SIde. Traditional menu and deep agave spirits: tequila, mescal, sotol, and more...
Backers: 30
Average Pledge Per Backer: $374

Funded: $11,205 of $10,000
Dates: Jan 22nd -> Feb 11th (20 days)
Project By: Luis Arce Mota and Alex Valencia
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Weighing the perils of traditional crowdfunding to open restaurants

August 16th - via:
In 2014 Fifi Bell Clanton and Gwendolyn Niles needed $25,000 for an exhaust system and other finishing touches for their Crabby Shack in Crown Heights. They turned to Kickstarter to raise those final funds and got the financial support they needed. Niles said those donors didn't support them purely (Read More)

We've Met Our Goal, But It's Not Over Yet...

February 1st - via:
Thanks to everyone for helping us meet our funding goal only halfway into our Kickstarter run!  However, we still have 9 days to go, so please tell your friends and family to contribute to La Contenta!  (Read More)

Our New Grease Trap Installed!

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Our New Grease Trap Installed!  (Read More)

Our beautiful awning and vestibule, with logo by Igor Sokol

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Our beautiful awning and vestibule with logo by Igor Sokol  (Read More)

Our Quetzalcoatl Mural by Olivie Ponce...Almost Finished!

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Our Quetzalcoatl Mural by Olivie Ponce  (Read More)

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