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The Saladbots Are Coming

The Saladbots Are Coming



Yesterday, I ate my first Sad Desk Salad in well over a year. I wasn’t actually back at an office desk, but a Sweetgreen just opened next to my apartment, so I bought some lunch. The entire operation was, for better or worse, exactly as I remember it: shockingly efficient (I ordered with the app), completely nondescript (I could have been at any one of the 100-plus Sweetgreens currently in existence, or any of the approximately 578 other salad operations that popped up in New York City in the latter half of the 2010s), and blandly antiseptic (the sans-serif typefaces and clinical design transported me right back, however briefly, to the year 2018).



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