Shake Shack finally makes its Singapore – and Southeast Asia – debut at Jewel Changi Airport on April 17. Find out why this New York-born burger brand has grown to cult status despite its humble origins as a hot dog cart by tasting the difference. It uses 100 percent all-natural Angus beef to make the ShackBurger ($9.20/$12.70), its signature cheeseburger crafted to perfection with soft potato buns, lettuce, tomatoes and its secret ShakeSauce. For those of you who like things over the top – we know we do – get the Shack Stack ($14.30), which comes with an additional Shroom Burger layer of deep-fried crusted portobello mushroom stuffed with colby cheese, monterey jack and tilsite cheese.
The Singapore outlet also features some exclusives like the Pandan Shake ($7.80), a pandan, coconut and vanilla ice cream shake topped with gula melaka crumble – think kaya toast or gula melaka as a thick and creamy beverage. A visit to Shake Shack isn't complete without a concrete for dessert and the SG outlet is home to the Jewela Melaka ($7.50/$9.50), a vanilla custard blended with coconut salted caramel, shortbread, gula melaka and Lemuel chocolate chunks – if that name looks familiar, it's because Shake Shack works with home-grown brands like Lemuel, Plain Vanilla and Common Man Coffee Roasters for some of its creations.