If The Godfather had been filmed in Beverly Hills, there would definitely have been a scene set in La Scala. This is a classic Italian spot, full of red booths, Shahs of Sunset, and quite possibly Larry King. And they're all ordering one thing: Leon’s Chopped Salad, with as many additions (pepperoncini are mandatory) as possible. This is a classic BH lunch spot if there ever was one.
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