Pizza – this classic food item that we all know and love goes all the way back to 18th century Naples, Italy. Having travelled far from home, the recipe reached the United States through Italian immigrants who celebrated their culture and traditions in both little and big ways. Today, pizza is enjoyed by people from all around the world and has become a staple for parties and social gatherings. Continue reading Domino’s vs Pizza Hut: Which Outlet Serves the Better Pizza?
On a tight budget but want to live life vicariously the Malaysian way? Fret not, because in conjunction with the month of Ramadan, we’ve devised a game plan for you to enjoy a food galore with friends and family, all within a budget of RM40! Continue reading Echo Eats: How to “Bazaar” on a Budget?
Welcome to our monthly Echo Eats, a series where we explore the endless possibilities of food around campus! Don’t we all love a plate of good banana leaf rice? Being proud Asians, we always venerate rice over bread or pasta – so this month, we’re finding the best of this heavy dosage meal around Sunway City! Continue reading Echo Eats: Banana Leaf Rice Edition
Sunway has solidified its position as the undisputed bubble tea capital of Malaysia, with a plethora of options to choose from within close proximity of the campus to which the probing question – “Where do I get my boba cravings fixed?” will often come to mind.
Fret not, in this month’s edition of Echo Eats, we shall delve deeper into the world of boba by trying out five different takes on the humble pearl milk tea at different price points (so you don’t have to), which will hopefully help ease your pre-boba jitters and make your experience a hassle-free one. Continue reading Echo Eats: Battle of the Bubble Teas
Written by Samantha Chang // Bagai kacang melupakan kulit” – A person who forgets their origins or heritage.
Admittedly, I’m not as Malaysian as I would like to be. To paint a picture:
I recently went to a pasar malam and my first thought was “hygiene, much?”;
I know juuuust enough Malay to make small talk with a Grab driver (and I don’t know any of our other secondary languages); and
90% of the media I consume is Eurocentric to a degree. Continue reading Echo Eats: Ranking Your Favorite Malaysian Childhood Snacks
As students, we seek optimisation. We want good grades and extracurriculars, we want to be in tip-top shape, we want vibrant social lives and hobbies – but never at the expense of our wallets, and god forbid it creeps into our Netflix time. The centrepiece of all that may just be something as simple as making your own food. Continue reading Echo Eats: 5 Healthy RM5 Meals in Under 5 Minutes
In this iteration of Echo Eats, we went on a manhunt to find out where we can find the best rendition in town of this dish that has become synonymous with the Malaysian food scene – a plate of steamy chicken rice. Continue reading Echo Eats: Which Chicken Rice is the Best?
This month on Echo Eats, we decided to do something a little different and a little pricier – we tried out three different takes on the shaved ice dessert! Korean and Japanese versions of shaved ice are growing ever the more popular among students due to the trendy vibe of the restaurants and the staggering size of the deserts, so we thought we’d go see what all the fuss is about and how it compares to our own Malaysian ABC. Continue reading Echo Eats: Battle of the Shaved Ices
The meal, the myth, the legend. This month on Echo Eats, where we hunt for the best food around campus, we take a look at the all-time local favourite that has become an icon of Malaysian culture – nasi lemak. Continue reading Echo Eats: Which Restaurant Makes the Best Nasi Lemak?
Welcome back to your monthly instalment of Echo Eats, where we review and hunt for food to enhance your student experience here at Sunway. This month, we tackle a fast food classic: the hamburger.
The original hamburger was invented in Texas in the late 1880s. Since its introduction, it has evolved into the global food phenomenon that’s been known and loved for decades, and undergone several iterations, most notably the McDonald’s Big Mac. With an estimated 900 million sold annually, this classic burger continues to feed happy customers 51 years after its introduction, practically ruling the fast food market. Continue reading Echo Eats: Which Popular Hamburger is the Best?