The restaurant plays with the architecture and feel of a summer camp or woodsy lodge, with high sloping wooden walls, a patio with glassed-in fire pits, and a wall installation made of metal segmented lunch trays. The building’s most famous previous tenant was a Brown Derby, owned by Cecil B. DeMille. Most recently, it was Louise's Trattoria, also owned by Serritella with the minor involvement of L.A. restaurant mogle Bill Chait, who has a small interest in MessHall as well. Read the story.
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