you were after one area of Melbourne that best reflects the
city's soul, it could be Brunswick Street, Fitzroy. This cafe
and food precinct bordering on the CBD is very much like Melbourne
in that it is tolerant and accommodating of all types of people.
Here you can be Bohemian, poor, rich, alternative, trendy, young
You can drive an Audi TT or ride an old pushbike. You
can have 10 earrings in your navel or flame coloured hair, or
wear an immaculate business suit - you fit in regardless of
what you look like or where you come from.
is art with a capital A; the people who live here ooze art.
It's the best selection of small, unpretentious cafes serving
tasty food of any food precinct in Melbourne. It's organic vegetable
shops and flowers on the footpath, alternative bookshops and
Above all, it's the people walking past on the
footpaths - rich, colourful and interesting. You could spend
a lifetime in Brunswick Street and not once be bored.