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Cars began clogging the intersection at the corner of Union and Bond Streets last evening around dusk to gawk at what appeared to be a U-Haul trailer made of glass. Atop the transparent truck stood various chefs in formal wear, vigorously cranking an enormous gear before screaming, "Fire in the hole!" And then the chefs--as well as most of the truck--disappeared in a thunderous puff of white smoke that, once settled, revealed a massive blue tarp piled with steaming mounds of ... cereal.
The contraption was actually a 3,200 pound puffing gun originally used to make puffed cereals like Kix in the early 1900s; the machine will be the first exhibit of the Museum of Food and Drink (MOFAD), which debuts publicly on Saturday at Summer Streets (it'll be in Foley Square from 7 a.m. until 1 p.m.).
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Published on August 15, 2013