Check Out The Coolest Startup Kitchens We’ve Ever Visited

37signals kitchen

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We’ve toured dozens of startups, big and small, and we’ve seen some amazing things, like game rooms, booze stashes, and playgrounds for the weird.But we’ve always had a special interest in seeing startups’ kitchens.

Some, like 37signals in Chicago, invest a lot in having a big, fancy kitchen where employees can prepare food and eat together in style.

Others… not so much.

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