in the very subjective world of "best" lists, Time Out has published one about the "coolest streets"...
Rua Três Rios in São Paulo listed as #7... amongst places mentioned is traditional, basic (but not dirt cheap; actually more expensve than an average meal) Greek restaurant Acrópoles... traditionally there is no menu; you go see what they made that day and choose from that (something not to the taste of everyone):
And a small, also basic Korean restaurant. Hwang To Gil:
and a Korean bakery and coffee shop:
this is the Bom Retiro area (known for its apparel stores - some of them only sell a minimum number of pieces, no fitting rooms etc as they are more geared to resellers)... Bom Retiro was originally a mostly Jewish neighborhood, then it turned Korean and more and more Bolivian nowadays, reflecting different immigration waves:
[Smith Street in Melbourne is #1 in ranking]