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Food & Drink

Secret Service

Welcome to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Ingestigation).

This case is confidential. We hope you can stomach it.

Facts: Southport Grocery & Cafe serves fresh comfort food for breakfast and lunch only (or so they say).

Claim: We suspect a monthly Secret Supper.

Leads: Menu is allegedly seasonal. Owner Lisa Santos appears to be testing recipes with chef Derrick Dejaynes.

Evidence: Four courses. Prix fixe, wine included. Starter salad is grapefruit and avocado with a vanilla vinaigrette. Main course is lamb pot pie. Last-minute addition: monkfish with black licorice sauce (sounds fishy). Dessert will be a Bailey’s Irish mousse sandwich.

First Supper Stakeout: Friday, 7 p.m.


Southport Grocery & Cafe, 3552 North Southport Avenue, at Addison Street (773-665-0100 or southportgrocery.com). Space is limited. Call ahead to make a reservation or sign up for the newsletter for news about the next supper.