The Automat: A look back at the future of dining – CBS News

A look back at the future of dining sunday-morning November 21, 2021 / 9:41 AM / CBS News

The Automat:

It seemed like magic: A restaurant without waiters.

The interior of Horn & Hardart’s last remaining Automat, on 42nd Street in New York City.  R. Krubner/ClassicStock/Getty Images

Instead, walls of shiny glass and chrome doors, which opened to reveal comfort foods to match Mom’s cooking. “Pies, pies, pies. Yes, the pies were fabulous!’ said Broadway legend Chita Rivera. Correspondent Mo Rocca asked, “Had you ever seen anything like this?”

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