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First Look: Sassafras Saloon Works Its Root in Hollywood

A taxidermied bear sporting a Masonic sash and a skull and bones apron. A portrait of Frederick Douglass. And cabinets displaying all sorts of odd baubles and bric-a-brac. Wander around the new Sassafras Saloon in Hollywood, and its quirky southern relics can eerily evoke an old antebellum home in the Deep South (or at least the set of a Bizarro OutKast video). This down-south homey feeling is, quite literally, by design—an old Savannah townhouse was actually deconstructed in Georgia and then transported and resurrected within the space at Sassafras in Los Angeles. More

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