I can imagine many circumstances in which I would make use of a baguette vending machine. Preferably one that's located on my block. But it's not in my neighborhood, the first baguette vending machine is in Paris. Could the quality of bread made by a machine come close to the city's bread artisans? Check out the video of it in action and tell me you aren't ready for a baguette right now.
The timing of this bread ATM couldn't be better in France; August marks a long month of restaurant and bakery closures in the country, while the French take vacation. This means a disruption in baguette purchasing activity. If your local bakery is closed for an entire month, what will you do for a baguette?
One company is hoping that you'll consider buying it from a vending machine, open 24 hours a day. Stocked with partially precooked loaves of bread, the machine finishes the baking process and delivers bread made to order, all for only 1 euro. Sign me up!
• Read more:Et voila! French baguettes from a vending machine from The Associated Press
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(Image and video: AP)