High-Tech Automat Makes a Comeback at Brooklyn Restaurant

August 27, 2023

A restaurant in New York is giving new life to an old invention. Brooklyn Dumpling Shop is bringing back the automat. They were vending machines of sorts that would take up entire walls of restaurants. Customers put in their coins, opened a door and pulled out their food. This new version doesn’t take coins. Your order is placed and paid for on your smartphone. A text notifies you when it’s ready. Inside Edition Digital’s Mara Montalbano has more.

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