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At New Restaurant Spyce, Robots Make Your Food10:30
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Robot machines prepare dishes at Spyce in Boston's Downtown Crossing. (Meghna Chakrabarti/WBUR)MoreCloseclosemore
Robot machines prepare dishes at Spyce in Boston's Downtown Crossing. (Meghna Chakrabarti/WBUR)

It's happening — robots are becoming increasingly capable of doing things we humans have always done ourselves. In addition to scheduling our appointments and vacuuming our floors, they're also making our food.

A dish at Spyce restaurant in Boston. (Jamie Bologna/WBUR)
A dish at Spyce restaurant in Boston. (Jamie Bologna/WBUR)

At Spyce, a new restaurant in Downtown Crossing, humans prepare the ingredients for menu items while robots assemble the dishes. Is this taking the soul out of our dining experience, or just making things easier? Radio Boston host Meghna Chakrabarti and producer/reporter Jamie Bologna visit Spyce to get a taste of what it's all about.

This segment aired on June 12, 2018.

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