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This is a Thing: Cupcake Vending Machine to Hit Chicago

March 12 2012 - 2:01 PM

So you’ve conquered the KFC Double Down and the Taco Bell Dorito Locos taco, and you’re left wondering which culinary hill to conquer next. Mark your calendar, because a cupcake vending machine will hit Sprinkles this summer. The Reader informs us that due to the vending machines’ success in LA—lines around the block, more than 1,000 cupcakes dispensed daily— the machine will make its way East to Chicago’s Walton Street Sprinkles location. And you thought cupcakes couldn’t get any more gimmicky… for shame. Watch the machine in action here:

–Kate Bernot