Shinkansen Singapore : Lunch on the Fast Track
Ever since we moved office, I've always been excited to go in work and also to have lunch. This is probably because I'm really enjoying exploring our new neighborhood and so far every discovery I make have been a good one. A couple of weeks ago, D and I chanced upon a newly opened stall in 100AM, our very cool mall that's located across our new office. Named after Japan's high speed train, Shinkansen serves salad and a couple of hand-rolled sushi and sashimi too.
After, you choose your toppings. There's quite a wide variety to choose from. I always go for the mushrooms, tamago, black olives, pickled seaweed and croutons. Yum! Next are the add-ons. These are basically what gets sprinkled on top of your bowl -- I love having some Quinoa and Cashew Nuts to add to the crunchy texture of my salad.
Lastly, the meat. Here are the choices: Prawns, Smoked Duck, Smoked Salmon, Tuna Tataki, Teriyaki Chicken, Honey Baked ham, Salmon Sashimi and Tuna Sashimi. I've tried both Salmon Sashimi and Smoked Salmon and enjoyed it very much. Maybe next time I'll try the Prawns or the Tuna Sashimi. As for the sauce, I highly recommend the Sesame Onion which is so yummy!
Service was very fast and it's so nice of them to have the soy sauce, wasabi and utensils free for everyone to help themselves with. I just hope no one would abuse this kindness which will eventually force them to limit the release of these items to diners.
Transit (S$7.50) comes with 1 Base + 5 Toppings + Sauce
Station (S$10) comes with 1 Base + 5 Toppings + Sauce + 2 Add-Ons
Terminal (S$12) comes with 1 Base + 5 Toppings + Sauce + 2 Add-Ones + 1 Meat
Quite simple isn't it? After you choose how you want your Shinkansen bowl to be, you move on to choosing your base -- do you want to have Sushi Rice, Brown Rice, Soba Noodles or Mixed Greens? We went for the Mixed Greens as we were both staying away from carbs.
Shinkansen is really new in the neighborhood and I've been there twice already. I also love the Wakame Salad that they sell which I happily added onto my first salad. This is a healthy lunch and I have to say that it was very delicious too. Now, who says turning into a rabbit is a bad miserable thing?
Shinkansen is located at 100AM, 03-22, 100 Tras Street, Tanjong Pagar.