A Pizza-Making Vending Machine Popped Up in Japan

Italy, the mecca of slow-cooking and pizza perfectionism, drove the first iteration of the pizza vending machine out of town—Claudio Torghele’s Let’s Pizza. Now, the Japanese version, Pizza Self, has appeared outside of a video rental store in Hiroshima. A pizza will set you back around ¥980 (around $9 USD) and, in five minutes, it makes a Neapolitan-style margherita or quattro formaggio pizza, then boxes and …

Furniture Shaped Like Fast Food

For the Italian brand Seletti’s upholstered furniture debut they’ve once again partnered with the whimsical design firm Studio Job and the result is certainly eye-catching (and arguably mouth-watering). This new pop culture saturated “UN_LIMITED EDITIONS” line draws inspiration from fast food. In a nod to Americana, there’s a sofa in the form of a hot dog bun, complete with a comfortable upholstered sausage inside. There’s …

Pizza ATMs are Coming

Back in August, French company Pauline debuted its pizza ATM in the United States, and now it’s set to roll out across the country. The self-serve slice machine stores dough, then when a user chooses their order, adds toppings, cooks it and dispenses the ‘za in around three minutes. Brings new meaning to “fast food” (and perhaps also “French style”). Read more at Grub Street.