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No Need To Leave the House for These Treats

By Amelia Levin in Food on Sep 25, 2007 6:44PM


We were stoked (yes, stoked) when Southport Grocery and Café opened a few years back. The fresh sandwiches on artisan bread, the tasty cupcakes and cookies, the savory omelets — the spot has become a great place for brunch, lunch and takeout.

So when we heard that our favorite neighborhood market now has an online grocery store where you can purchase homemade and gourmet goodies without leaving your home, it was too much. We can have Southport Café's peanut M&M peanut butter cookies, house-roasted nuts pancake mix and homemade granola bars for the week, all delivered to our house (or pick-up if you prefer)? It was too good to be true. That and the other options the site offers — gourmet goodies like Melina’s tortilla chips and River Valley Ranch spinach and artichoke dip, plus other hard-to-find bottled sauces, vinegars and oils. As a host or a gift-giver (you can order baskets, too) the options seem endless. OK, maybe not endless, but you get the idea.