San Antonio restaurateur Lisa Wong launched her career in 1981 by taking the $7,000 her parents had saved for her college education and opening her first eatery, Lisa’s Mexican Restaurant. She was 18, and the restaurant was a success. Wong, 44, now owns Rosario’s Mexican Café y Cantina, which she rescued from bankruptcy court in 1992, as well as China Latina, which she opened in 2002 to reflect both her Chinese and Hispanic heritage, and Acenar, which she opened in 2004. All of the ...

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