A pasta order comes in and the robotic arm springs into action at the Roboeatz eatery in Riga. After five minutes of gyrations, a piping hot plate is ready.
The Riga cafe, located under a crumbling concrete bridge, is designed in such a way that customers can observe the robotic arm at work.
It also has a seating area, although most customers prefer take away since vaccination certificates are required to be able to eat indoors in Latvia.
A Roboeatz app allows customers to order and pay for their dish before picking it up at the cafe.
“The food tasted