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10 Wild and Crazy Food Vending Machines

1. Vending machine from Japan turns shopping for seafood into a game of skill.
1. Vending machine from Japan turns shopping for seafood into a game of skill.
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When Fork in the Road Beijing correspondent Lillian Chou wrote to tell us about a new Chinese vending machine that dispensed hairy crabs kept alive at barely above-zero temps, it got us thinking about other strange vending machines that may be coming to New York soon, so keep your eyes peeled!

Actually, at least two of these machines have already been here. If you're the first to tell us which two in the comments, we'll send you a free cookbook from our stash.

And, if you get tired of these, here are 10 More Wild and Crazy Food Vending Machines

2. Machine in Japan dispenses bananas.
2. Machine in Japan dispenses bananas.
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3. Scandinavian coin-op contraption cooks french fries to order.
3. Scandinavian coin-op contraption cooks french fries to order.
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4. Tandem machines vend certified kosher "Hot Nosh" in Israel.
4. Tandem machines vend certified kosher "Hot Nosh" in Israel.
5. In Japan, a robot Coke vending machine amazes kids.
5. In Japan, a robot Coke vending machine amazes kids.
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6. Dutch automat specializes in fried croquettes.
6. Dutch automat specializes in fried croquettes.
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7. Hot pizza sold from Italian machine.
7. Hot pizza sold from Italian machine.
geekologie.com
8. For fishermen, this vendor provides live bait, including different sizes and species of worms.
8. For fishermen, this vendor provides live bait, including different sizes and species of worms.
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9. In Japan, you can get your seafood from a machine, sold by weight.
9. In Japan, you can get your seafood from a machine, sold by weight.
japanprobe.com
Vending machine in Kitami, Japan sells different types and size bags of rice.
Vending machine in Kitami, Japan sells different types and size bags of rice.
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