Sara Stroud and Hanis Cavin already had a lot on their plate when opening Carnitas’ Snack Shack. Being rejected for a bank loan made them look elsewhere for more capital.

Sara Stroud and Hanis Cavin already had a lot on their plate when opening Carnitas’ Snack Shack. Being rejected for a bank loan made them look elsewhere for more capital. Photo by Melissa Jacobs.

Three years ago, restaurant veterans Hanis Cavin and Sara Stroud opened their own eatery in North Park, Carnitas’ Snack Shack, to rave reviews and lines of eager patrons...

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