San Diego-based kitchen, bath, and outdoor furnishings chain Pirch recently opened a 27,000-square-foot showroom, its seventh, at Lenox Marketplace. The sprawling, grand space features sparkling white stone floors, an entry-level double curved staircase, a large bar tricked out with espresso machines, and test kitchens (with full-time chefs). If you want to check a vent hood’s noise level or a faucet’s water flow, just turn it on. You can even book the private “sanctuary,” where you can disrobe and test 15 different showerheads. Find swanky lines like La Cornue and Bertazzoni, but also familiar brands like Whirlpool and LG.
This article originally appeared in our February 2015 issue as a part of Scout About Town.