In D.C. — a city full of exceptional food and disposable income — a sense of theater can be the difference-maker in a restaurant’s success. And restaurant designers are doing just as much work setting the scene as chefs do plating the meal.
D.C.-based Matchbox is set to open its first Arlington location in August and candy-shop-slash-restaurant Sugar Factory is slated for an October opening of what will be its first D.C. area location.
Matchbox Food Group will open its third Washington-
on 14th Street Nov. 30
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