The Goddess and Grocer opens in Chicago’s bustling Andersonville neighborhood on May 14 at 5318 N. Clark Street. The Andersonville location menu includes Goddess’s signature salad bar, prepared foods, freshly made soups and salads, coffee, pastries, desserts, and more.
A portion of May 14th proceeds to benefit the Andersonville’s Howard Brown Health Center, which is a Midwest-based healthcare organization that addresses the health care needs of people in the LGBT community.
In addition to a new location, Debra Sharpe will unveil a new menu spring 2016, which will also roll out at her other locations. Highlights include, naan flatbreads, an Australian version of avocado toast, and a crisp Vietnamese noodle salad.
"We are tightening up our sandwich menu and adding more salad options and other lighter entree offerings for people to enjoy this summer,” says owner Debra Sharpe.
Desserts will be served all day to satisfy any sweet tooth, including Sharpe’s signature layered Rainbow Cake and oversized Rice Krispie Treats. The Goddess craft coffee program will feature a rotating selection of beans from local and nationally acclaimed roasters, as well as kombucha and nitro coffee on tap.
Guests will also see a newly launched cocktail menu that features craft cocktails perfect for summer sipping on the patio. Highlights include Matcha Mojito, Koval Chrysanthemum, Honey Liqueur Latte, and a White tea Sangria.
Goddess Andersonville will feature a streamlined floorplan and seating for 24. A soothing palette of white, black, and grey accents pervades the space and large video menu boards make ordering a snap. Guests looking to linger are invited to dine and sip on the back patio, which features seating for 30. The outdoor space will be bright and cheerful with string lights, turquoise chairs, and a variety of flowers.