Complete Japanese Traditional Food Vending Machine
Many Japanese “fast-food” restaurants speed up the process of ordering by using a “dumb-waiter”. Pictured here is a a vending machine, where you pay the machine money, and a human serves up your food…
If you see a restaurant with one of these vending machines, it’s quite easy to use. Just pay your money and push the button of the item you’d like. The machine will give you a ticket. Take this ticket into the restaurant and give it to a staff member. They will then promptly whip up a dish for you.
Available from this vending machine is:
- Onigiri, curry, beef and chicken udon, and many more types of udon.
- Kakiage (mixed tempura) soba, one of 20 types of soba.
- Lots of additional toppings, salads and drinks
This is the Japanese food vending machine for the restaurant on a train station platform at JR Osaka.