D199. March 17. Food shopping in Bondi

Capture d’écran 2014-03-17 à 06.06.15Bondi is an Aboriginal word meaning water breaking over rocks and the city is mainly know for its beach, as famous as Bells Beach in Torquay. But Bondi is also a town, aggregating people from diverse origins.

Capture d’écran 2014-03-17 à 06.06.06In Bondi, only 68.7% of people speak English at home. Other languages spoken at home include Russian 2.2%, Spanish 2.0%, French 1.8%, German 1.5% and Italian 1.4%.

Capture d’écran 2014-03-17 à 06.07.23Sydney has also a broad and diverse Jewish population of about 40,000 and two-thirds reside in the Eastern Suburbs, from Vaucluse, through Randwick, Bondi and Double Bay.

Capture d’écran 2014-03-17 à 06.08.22So, on Bondi Road, you’d find many food shops with different influences, from Russia grocery stores to Greek delicatessen.

Capture d’écran 2014-03-17 à 06.06.50 As the city “gentrifies”, organic shops also become more and more popular.

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