Me having a Flying Stove moment.It’s cold out today, so my co-workers and I decided to have lunch in. I noticed on Facebook that the Flying Stove was parked over at First and Washington, which is right by the Eagle. I also noticed on Facebook that the Flying Stove has another payment option: Magic pay.
Actually, it’s called Square Wallet, and it’s an app some businesses are now using. I downloaded it on to my phone, per the instructions on the Flying Stove Facebook page. All I had to do was enter my credit card info, choose a password and upload a photo.The current Flying Stove menu. We tried it all.When I approached the truck, the Flying Stove’s iPad recognized that I was near, and cha-ching, the transaction went through. No cash. No credit card hassle. (I also should mention that I texted my order, and the Stove guys brought my food out to me in my car. I love 2014.)
I want to pay for my whole life like this.
As it turns out, I was the first customer to use this system at the Flying Stove, so they commemorated it by taking my photo and posting it on Twitter.
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And for the record, our lunch was amazing. I highly recommend the borracho bolillo.