Think sandwiches are boring? Well, 52 Sandwich Shack is set to impress you with their range of sandwiches which are very delicious and hearty! Opened as a new concept by Nesuto Patisserie, 52 Sandwich Shack is a kiosk in the basement of Raffles City. Some sandwiches are offered in the all-day brunch menu of Nesuto as well.
The sandwiches are cheese-based sandwiches, meaning that they use a variety of cheeses to create the stretchy, gooey cheese effect in all of their sandwiches. Brioche bread is used for all sandwiches, and they are toasted till golden brown before being served.
Let’s go back to basics. This 52 Grilled Cheese ($6.90), I’d say, is the mother of all their grilled cheese sandwiches! If you’re wondering why 52, that’s because the chef tried and tweaked the recipe 51 times, before the perfect sandwich was created on the 52nd try! The result? A very flavourful and stretchy cheese sandwich that goes extremely well with the lightly buttered, fluffy brioche toast! Three cheeses are used, namely cheddar, mozzarella and fontina. Rest assured it’s not jelat nor too rich, so it’s perfect for one to finish it!
Look at how longggg the cheese can stretch!
The Yakiniku Pulled Pork ($8.90) is a good choice for meat lovers, as the pulled pork collar was tender, and it also comes with tangy pickles and some yakiniku sauce to elevate the flavours. Once again, the cheese and grilled toast were perfect.
I’d say one of their most hearty sandwiches is this Wagyu Beef with Onsen Tamago ($11.90). The beef sandwich was very tasty, and the onsen tamago was an added bonus! Burst open the runny egg and dip the sandwich in it for extra shiokness.
I got to try some items from Nesuto’s all-day brunch menu as well, which is not offered at 52 Sandwich Shack. The above Salmon Avocado is not your typical ‘millenial brunch food’. The salmon slices are actually cured in-house, so it is definitely less salty and more fresh! I thought they could have been a little more generous with the avocado though.
For something light and refreshing, try the Baby Spinach Salad. There is a slight twist to this dish! The salad has a ginger and shallots dressing, that on first taste, will surely remind you of a familiar, local dish – Chicken Rice! This is the chef’s attempt to fuse the usual Western style of salads to make it more comforting and familiar to the locals’ taste buds.
52 Sandwich Shack is really worth a try for their hearty and very delicious sandwiches! Since it is a kiosk in Raffles City, their sandwiches are fuss-free yet tasty, and is definitely a good option for the busy lunch crowd or those who want to grab a quick meal.
52 Sandwich Shack
Address: Raffles City Shopping Centre, 252 North Bridge Road, #B1-54, Singapore 179103
Telephone: +65 6920 2922
Opening Hours: Mondays to Fridays 8.30am – 10pm, Saturdays and Sundays 10.30am – 10pm