Happy Camper (1209 N. Wells St., Old Town) is a little sister to beloved Lincoln Park pizza joint Homeslice, and the family resemblance is obvious. Both spots have pizza, of course, and there’s the same kind of rustic-kitsch décor scheme. This newbie, however, is massive, big enough to hold people stopping in for a slice and a beer before conquering Division Street and those looking for late-night eats at the end of a long night of bar crawling. Happy Camper features reSAWN’s TAIYO charred wood wall cladding in #2 common grade cypress.
The wood is carefully charred, misted with water, cooled, brushed to remove dust and loose debris, and then stained/sealed to create the unique designs you will find in the CHARRED collection. The top coat sealer is applied prior to shipping (for exterior applications, we recommend sealing the face & back).