Lifestyle Pirch SoHo makes HGTV dreams come true in NYC By Melissa Kravitz email@example.com Updated May 17, 2016 4:15 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email If you spend your weekends binge-watching "House Hunters," "The Fixer Upper," or just browsing StreetEasy for dream homes to flip or flop or love or list, we've found your new favorite weekend activity. Pirch, a home appliance showroom meets IRL Pinterest meets free sample haven, is opening in SoHo on May 21. Though you may not have a home (or second home) to renovate, anyone is welcome to browse this 32,000-square-foot dream home incubator. Take a peek inside. Pirch welcomes you with a cup of coffee Photo Credit: Melissa Kravitz Just like a host would welcome you with a beverage, Pirch welcomes visitors with a fresh espresso drink. This hospitable model is based on California and Texas Pirch showrooms, where customers have to drive and park at Pirch before claiming a free beverage, whereas New Yorkers may take this as a free detour before waiting in line at the Spring Street Starbucks. Everything in the Pirch showroom is functional Photo Credit: Mark A Steele Real stovetops, sinks, bathtubs and more let users try out appliances before purchasing. Of course, if you're not yet in the market to renovate a home or even a room, you can play around for future inspiration. There are no tacky pricetags on the merch Photo Credit: Mark A Steele An iPad with geolocation services will help guide you as you shop, so you can see pricing and product details on each and every home product you're interested in. We mentioned free coffee, but there's also free food Photo Credit: Pavel Bendov Two test kitchens will offer chef-led cooking classes on the weekends, so you can test your future home pizza oven (or whatever appliance you choose) before you purchase. Throughout the week, chefs will also be demonstrating all the tasty things you can do on the cooking appliances. Think Costco, but classier. Serious customers can also book one-on-one appointments with chefs to learn how to make the most of their new splurge-y stovetops. You can treat yourself to 38 different showers Photo Credit: Mark A Steele While bathtubs are off-limits for testing (Ew!), 38 different showerheads and a steam shower are available to test before and after regular store hours. Just book a free appointment and get ready to clean up. Pirch SoHo is designed with small spaces in mind Photo Credit: Mark A Steele More than 30 vignettes offer inspiration for New York living spaces. You may not be able to replace your bathtub, but you may get a few ideas for your future dream home. Some pieces are so gorgeous you'll think you're in a museum Photo Credit: Pirch This stove by French manufacturer La Cornue, for example, retails for more than some cars and perhaps more than your annual rent. You may never own one, but it's fun to look at. Pirch SoHo opens May 21, 2016 Photo Credit: Mark A Steele Turn off HGTV and load up on free food and drinks at 200 Lafayette St. in SoHo. By Melissa Kravitz firstname.lastname@example.org Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.