SOUTH SHORE — Chef Sara’s Café has proven that fresh food sells on the South Side of Chicago, and the chef behind the restaurant has finally accepted her success.

“I didn’t have 6 cents set aside,” Sara Phillips said, looking back at when she started her restaurant at 7201 S. Exchange Ave.

In 2011, Phillips had spent six years selling deli items from the back of a truck outside beauty shops and offices and doing the occasional personal chef job. She admitted starting a cafe wasn’t even on her mind because no one was doing anything similar on the South Shore.

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