BOOKS FOR COOKS
233-235 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy
Stunning selection of over 28,000 new, out-of print, second-hand and antiquarian cook, food and wine related books, open seven days a week. Outstanding selection of hard to find, rarely seen and must-have books.
Crumpler Bags, Corner of Gertrude and Smith streets, Fitzroy
This famous Melbourne bag store was started by a bike courier, and has since harnessed a wide market for its broad range of bags, satchels, wallets, laptop cases and more; all in durable, hard wearing fabric and great colours.
The Organic Food and Wine Deli
29 Degraves Street, Melbourne
A great deal of thought has clearly gone into the ingredients used, the way they are served and the entire running of this organic delicatessan. Its owners not only serve deliciously good organic food, beverages and chocolate, but they appear to tick all the environmentally friendly boxes in what they serve – and how they serve it.
204 Faraday Street, Carlton, Melbourne
A stunning stop for sweet tooths, caffeine addicts and gelato fiends but also home to wonderfully simple, delicious pizza and juices. Fabulous food all round.
197 Gertrude Street,
+61 3 9415 6101
Only open for dinner but worth the day-long wait to eat at this exceptional restaurant with its tapas-style food and fabulous flavours.
FATTO O MANO BAKERY
228 Gertrude Street
Fantastic bread and bakery food; makes an easy affordable, swift lunch on the run when biking or strolling through this neighbourhood.
229 Gertrude Street
+61 3 9415 8262
Outstanding wine bar with great range of bar snacks and tapas and exceptional wine list.