Local Oyster, former Wit & Wisdom chef to open seafood restaurant at Hampden’s Whitehall Mill

The team behind The Local Oyster is partnering with former Wit & Wisdom executive chef Zachary Mills to bring a seafood restaurant to Hampden’s Whitehall Mill development.

True Chesapeake Oyster House is slated to open in early 2019 inside the historic mill, which has since been converted to a mixed-use complex with office space and apartments.

The restaurant will focus on local seafood dishes and will be “refined but approachable,” said Patrick Hudson, a Local Oyster partner.

“It’s going to be the kind of place where you could watch a Ravens game with your buddies and get a dozen oysters, or have a special graduation dinner with family and have Chef Mills really wow you with his talents,” he said.

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