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Our small businesses complaining about what's going on out there they don't like what the administration is doing well here's a case of a small business.
Not complaining but thriving during the economic downturn in New York City restaurant called those -- -- back idea.
Has even been able to expand at a real quick pace opening now its third location.
Just a few weeks ago all in the span of about a year year and a half Brothers and co founders Leo and all of our Cramer.
Are that pupils -- talk -- and they join me now in a Fox Business exclusive them.
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Could you wanna -- restaurants this ban motorists are tiny Tucker and I said finally.
West Coast talk as they tasted and that's also expression fantastic and here you word you said to me were opened her another location and asset at a -- -- -- you're growing during a tough time how do you do that.
Me a you know I think it was just the reaction -- -- -- we are getting you know people were so excited about it further reserving it was kind of this unmet need for New Yorkers to really bring legit kind of California style copper experience we -- -- the food we grew up on it's so beautiful it's done the right way.
And we needed if we just if we could keep it faithful on the street that.
New York City would be something that people -- -- Let's explain what we just saw that was a video.
Good at -- and -- tried to get some social media action of the fast debtors that -- the clip from our music video walking out -- get out pleasant walk Somalia it out all right well you but put.
Look at the social media situation is just a minute but let's get you.
But climate -- conditions right now and all of that OK we can put that away from our.
You're its loans.
Did you take out loans and how hard was it to get approval for those loans because that's what I hear small businesses complain about.
Yeah yeah it's -- -- sure for the first restaurant we actually had a financing we had some money saved up which -- open the first one about point.
It was almost impossible to find a bank on for.
Two Brothers -- what year was that was in 2009 yeah and Brothers by the way wearing flip flops I'm I'm and it's just the way a lot of thank you of that.
This area I could just see the thing that's and I don't think.
Well you know we're about a third break rate and.
Once we actually establishment of a track record and our first store was performing than we were able to secure a -- for a second third source.
And who gave he's a long what the city national city national bank but how many did you hit before you -- the law.
A number of different banks -- City National was like by far the coolest without asking their own -- work with us and they really it was -- -- -- -- But you also have when I'm that you optimism about you and that's very entrepreneurial and and I have to say that Leo He went to Berkeley as did I -- and you probably learned a lot about how to run businesses or not I don't know you were musician correct.
I was for a long -- me -- spread rock and roll and kind of that was.
But life that and by the way I should say for very well I'm -- Third Eye Blind.
For a cup we -- -- after I wouldn't trade there.
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Did you really learn though where you were you went to a different university to it but nobody can teach you how to deal with that an economic crisis the likes of which we -- -- -- that's certainly true but I've kind of believe where.
We -- and I think we still are in -- garrido economy I mean.
We so what you get a lot of value for that suited us or us I would like to point out something million what would you came to New York in your Californians and you said.
Where's the fresh vegetable -- ingredient Blair's.
The -- what right.
Now tin foil -- a burrito is a very California thing but I have to tell you I went over to most southwest grill the other day and they wrapped in tin foil and a suddenly I thought -- got competition out there.
-- He beat them.
I mean with attention you know they can give the same attention to their locations that we can guitars.
Also understood -- -- the kind of tied up -- being a little more corporate you know you -- -- Richard folate.
It's fantastic you know are we don't knock -- for a second but it's a little bit anti septic you know it's you know we try to feel more kind of cozy.
And that's all right I think one thing that's really important about our food is that.
We use really high quality ingredients we have resisted raising prices because we -- -- keep -- affordable and keep the value there for customers.
And ultimately our food costs have suffered and we.
We just wanna use the best product we can keep -- several up connections.
-- is finally question.
Your ultimate success would be to have what a Starbucks type situation.
Now you're in an opera like in and -- -- life.
Why is that model the one you like I mean that's kind of you know -- cult status in California readily known yeah really keep a hold on each -- locations make sure everything is just.
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Factory orders are I -- -- if you're in the New York area come check it out thank you so much Leo and all over the grammar so much.
And as you bulls than those taught us company have really making that happen and expanding during a very tough economic time thank you so much David Beck.
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