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Grilled Cheeses Delivered By Parachute? Yes, Please

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Who says we can’t play with our food? The masterminds behind Jafflechutes are taking this idea to a whole new level. Named for the Australian term for grilled cheese, “jaffle,” the world’s first “float-down eatery” began in Melbourne but is soon coming to New York. Few people will object to cheesy goodness parachuting down from the heavens!

This is how the flying sandwich system works: Patrons pay $5-$6 for their sandwiches via PayPal, then set up a delivery time and stand in a designated area on the street marked with an “X.” An employee then launches the wrapped-up sandwich down into the customers’ welcoming hands, the website notes. If the sandwich gets stuck somewhere on the journey, chances are Jafflechutes will make another.

Read more at the Huffington Post

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Julia Domenicucci

Julia Domenicucci is an online editorial intern for culture who loves to try new foods almost as much as she loves trying new books. Born just outside of Boston and now attending school in the heart of it, Julia has come to really love the city, its art museums, and all the restaurants in the North End.