For Marcus Samuelsson’s first standalone restaurant in the capital, Parts and Labor Design pays homage to the chef’s multicultural heritage and personal style. Having a small piece of inset flooring around the bar really makes it stand out.
A classic breakfast nook would’ve been a misuse of this corner of the kitchen, especially with the dining room so close. Instead, we opted to do a little breakfast bar. This saves space, but also gives an extra food prep area or a great serving spot for a