London has the Flash-based, Bluetooth-ordering Inamo restaurant, Germany, the waiter-less kitchen. Japan has ramen vending machines, and soon, New York's midtown will play host to a restaurant with a 240-square-foot screen, displaying tweets and Foursquare check-ins.
Not to mention customers can customize their orders, add them to the 4Food.com social-networking site, and if other people order those creations, the originators will be paid 25 cents for every order. The money can be saved up and redeemed on future purchases, making it a loyalty scheme with a difference.
As you can garner in the photos, the renderings make the … Read more