The Greatest Soda Machine Ever Lives at Pei Wei

And probably all kinds of places that I don’t know about yet. Have you seen one of these things yet? (Check it out left.) It’s a digital choose-any-kind-of-soda-you-can-think-of touchscreen machine. Yes, touchscreen. On the main screen, options include Coke, Diet Coke, Dasani, Flavored Dasani, Barqs, Minute Maid, diet Minute Maid, and even Fanta and diet Fanta (weird, but awesome). From there, you can select one to see which flavors are available. For example, in the diet Fanta menu, I filled my cup up with two of the options: raspberry and grape. It was like drinking a Pixie Stix: delicious and kind of gross. Next, I tried the Diet Coke menu. Behold! Lime! Vanilla! Orange! Cherry! Raspberry! Soda heaven. Is this like Groupon, and I’m the last to know again? Or is this is cool as I think it is. Jump to see the Diet Coke menu.

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12 comments on “The Greatest Soda Machine Ever Lives at Pei Wei

  1. Only problem….in confuses people. I’ve recently dined at Pei Wei and while this machine allows for many customized drink options many people are thoroughly confused which slows down the line. It’s a hoot to watch people trying to figure it out though.

  2. I encountered this machine at a Boston Market – fell in love with the raspberry diet coke.

    I’m going to visit Pei Wei more often since it’s in the ‘hood. That machine ROCKS.

  3. I have heard about these..have not seen one yet but would love to try the different flavors :)

  4. Ran into one in a Jack in the Box near San Clemente, CA…it was an amazing thing to see…had no idea there were that many combinations.