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Amaya's Cocina and Dignowity Meats Share What It's Like to Open a Business on the East Side


Amaya's and Dignowity are trying to make their mark on the East Side. - COURTESY
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  • Amaya's and Dignowity are trying to make their mark on the East Side.

Amaya's Cocina (1502 E. Commerce St., 210 265-5449) and area neighbor Dignowity Meats (1701 E. Houston St., 210-462-1496) are featured in a mini documentary, "The Great American Cooking Story," by journalist and filmmaker Clara Ritger. 

In it, David Arciniega of Amaya's and Shane Reed of Dignowity Meats (which has finally launched a dinner menu!) talk about opening up a business in the East Side and the struggles and hardships that go along with it — along with the small, but worth-it triumphs. 

Check out the 10-minute long video below:

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