Consumption of Feu - East Asia College Students on Street Foods in the Vicinity of the School

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CONSUMPTION OF FEU - EAST ASIA COLLEGE STUDENTS ON STREET FOODS IN THE VICINITY OF THE SCHOOL

A Research Paper Presented to
Ms. Fatima S. Foz
Far Eastern University – East Asia College
Nicanor Reyes Street, Sampaloc Manila

In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Course
ENGL303 – Modern Communication 1

Arvin Arevalo
Vincent Buenagua
Michael Pepz Datuin
Joshua Ofreneo

September 2013
Abstract

This study is all about street foods served in the vicinity of FEU – East Asia College most commonly known as the ‘hepa lane’. The proponents of this research will also discuss vital information about street foods present in the ‘hepa lane’. Locations of the stalls present in the area will also be tackled including the factors why students indulge themselves to these kind of foods and also on how frequent does a student from the above-mentioned school visits these long stretch of stalls. The recommendations on how to lessen the number of students eating this kind of foods are stated in the last chapter.

Chapter 1
INTRODUCTION
A. Background of the Study
Street food is ready-to-eat food or drink sold in a street or other public place, such as a market or fair, by a hawker or vendor, often from a portable stall. Most street foods are also classed as both finger food and fast food, and are cheaper on average than restaurant meals. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Street_food)
In the Philippines, particularly in the R. Papa St., selling of street foods is common. Hawkers are no longer aggressive as before, but they occupy the whole street, barring cars from using it. Students of the University Belt fondly called a street lying between the University of the East and the Far Eastern University as a ‘hepa lane’. Obviously, the street is a long stretch of different food carts with different snacks, using different strategies. ‘Hepa lane’ got its…...

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