San Diego’s Local Food Finds its Mess Hall

September 5, 2016

San Diego’s new market houses artisans and a restaurant.

It’s one thing for a restaurant to work with local vendors, it’s another to bring them under one roof and create a symbiotic relationship. Opened in March, San Diego’s 25,000-square-foot Liberty Public Market unites nearly 30 food vendors through the vision and efforts of the Blue Bridge Hospitality group. The culinary centerpiece is Mess Hall, a combination bar and restaurant that serves up tasty delights made mostly from ingredients provided from its artisan neighbors.

The restaurant is divided into three sections: The Bottlecraft craft beer shop and tasting bar features everything