Belly Bites: REBEL Sandwich with a social cause

REBEL joint at 111 Somerset. (PHOTO: REBEL)

SINGAPORE — With the opening of its flagship store at 111 Somerset, REBEL is intending to be a social joint with conscious effort, beginning with reducing single-plastic usage and wrapping their hot sandwiches in biodegradable, recycled, unbleached or non-PVC lined paper. Not only that, the store partners with local coffee roasters QOMUNE, to make freshly brewed coffee using beans that are ethically sourced.

Inspired by the traditional Vietnamese banh mi, REBEL concocted sandwiches using meat patties from Zac Meat, the largest premium halal certified meat producers in Singapore, thus giving fans 15 offerings in one seating.

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Starting from the Original REBEL Chicken Patties, $6.90, you get the basic chicken garnished with their tangy Asian sauce and fluffy bread. Another option, The REBEL Boss delivers a mix of chicken patties, chicken cha lua, ham and pate for $8.90. The All-Day Loaded serves both beef and chicken patties, sandwiched with a fried egg, $8.90.

For vegetarians, there are four options for you to pick from: Vegan H.A.L.T., using Quorn patties (a meat alternative), avocado salsa, lettuce and tomato, $7.50; Spicy, using Quorn spicy patties and tempeh, $6.90; Healthy Boss, using Quorn patties, $8.90, and Healthy using Quorn Mycoprotein nuggets, $6.90.

REBEL is located at #01-08, 111 Somerset. For more information, log on to: REBELGURL.com