Denne artikel er oprindeligt udgivet af MUNCHIES UK Jeg vil gerne være helt ærlig fra starten: Jeg har aldrig spist KFC før. Jeg vil da ikke sige mig fri for at have lavet jokes om, at ting og sager var “finger-licking good”, men så vidt jeg ved, har jeg aldrig brugt penge på at smage deres hemmelige opskrift, og jeg har heller aldrig prøvet at regne ud hvilke 11 krydderier, der mon er i deres panering. Jeg har simpelthen aldrig gumlet et stykke KFC-kylling i mig. Jeg har selvfølgelig spist masser af friteret kylling, især i hønseglade Berlin, hvor fuglen bliver serveret sammen med en klat kartoffelsalat og et stykke brød, der ligner en brændt albue, eller serveres oven på[…]

Last week, global fast casual chain Caliburger unveiled its newest employee: “Flippy,” a cutting-edge robot that can grill, flip, and plate burgers, thanks to computer vision and heat sensors. It’ll start behind the stoves in early 2018. On the heels of this announcement, the restaurant also rolled out automated ordering at its Pasadena, California location. Caliburger is just one of a cluster of food industry innovators redefining customer experience with AI. Others include Cafe X, which employs a robotic arm barista, and Eatsa, where made-to-order quinoa bowls appear in Gattica-like cubbies. The future is now. What everyone’s talking about, however, is how this going to impact the 3.8 million Americans currently employed in the fast food industry. The answer: not[…]

There are a few things that you can count on every spring: your allergies will force you to Google things like “Can humans live without a nose,” your ex will slowly snap out of his seasonal depression, and McDonald’s will put the Shamrock Shake back on its menu. McDonald’s started selling those artificially colored seasonal calories just before St. Patrick’s Day 1970—it was actually known as the “St. Patrick’s Day Green Milkshake” then—which means that the the company has had 47 years to learn something about Ireland. Based on this week’s international McTwitter fail, though, that hasn’t happened. On Tuesday, McDonald’s posted a tweet that said “When your Shamrock Chocolate Madness plays all the right chocolatey-mint notes. #ShamrockSeason.” That was[…]

There are a few things that you can count on every spring: your allergies will force you to Google things like “Can humans live without a nose,” your ex will slowly snap out of his seasonal depression, and McDonald’s will put the Shamrock Shake back on its menu. McDonald’s started selling those artificially colored seasonal calories just before St. Patrick’s Day 1970—it was actually known as the “St. Patrick’s Day Green Milkshake” then—which means that the the company has had 47 years to learn something about Ireland. Based on this week’s international McTwitter fail, though, that hasn’t happened. On Tuesday, McDonald’s posted a tweet that said “When your Shamrock Chocolate Madness plays all the right chocolatey-mint notes. #ShamrockSeason.” That was[…]