Rex Sorgatz, one of the founders of Fimoculous and former guest of The 404, consulted on 4Food, a new restaurant that adds a social-media twist to the burger by letting customers save their unique burger creations in the 4food system; a profit-sharing system even gives the creator 25 cents of in-store credit for every custom burger sold! Since Caroline knows practically everyone in Web 2.0, expect to see … Read more
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