In 2012, Restoration Hardware started developing a concept to include food and beverage services at certain gallery locations, according to its lawsuit filed Monday in a California superior court. The first location opened in Chicago in October 2015 after the company turned a run-down, circa-1914 building into a six-floor space that melded together a gallery, retail shop, coffee and pastry shop, wine bar and a garden courtyard cafe called Three Arts Club Cafe.
Restoration Hardware is trying to stop Crate and Barrel from opening a
food and beverage operation in any of its stores for a year.. . . more