Best Of Londonist: 12 November 2017

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

These 13 Buildings Have All Been Demolished This Century

13 landmarks swept away.


This 17th Century Prostitute Had Quite the Party Trick

You won't believe what her party trick was...


Visit This Roman Temple Beneath the City of London

London Mithraeum.


Have You Tasted London's Original Halloumi Fries?

Fried cheese. What's not to love?


Sink Your Teeth Into a Larder Great Greek Food

Leave room for the mahlepi mousse


We're a Fan of the Puns at This Sherry Bar

One of three bars at this tiny hotel


Where Were London's First Traffic Lights?

Robot? Alien? No, it's London's first traffic lights


Wacky Businesses Beneath the Overground.

In honour of the Overground's 10th birthday.


London Has an Adult Ball Pit. So We Jumped Right In, Obviously

Too many balls? No such thing


Have You Spotted the Mysterious Waving Rabbit of Barnes?

Well he seems friendly enough.


Why We Should Save Victoria Tower Gardens

What's the cost of losing green spaces?


Ride a Tube Train Out to a Lighthouse

Alderney via Archway.


Behind the Scenes at Victoria Station's Brand New Ticket Hall

Do you use Victoria's tube station? You'll want to see this


Take a Peek Inside the Crystal Maze Live Experience

START THE FANS.


Foodies: Be in the Know About the Best Restaurants Opening in London This Month

Rooftops galore.


Want a Day of Culture? Follow Our Guide for a Great Day of Museums and Galleries With a National Art Pass

From fun to reflective - we've got your art day sorted.


Have Your Say on These Plans for a New River Crossing

No need to use the Rotherhithe Tunnel anymore.


We Were Cynical About London's 'Unicorn' Foods, So We Tried Them All

A fad to avoid?


Can't Make the Concert? This Is the Safest Place to Sell Your Unwanted Tickets

TicketSwap is your new best friend.


The People Who Sell CDs on the Street

A front for something else?


We're Not Impressed by the King or Prince as We Wonder 'Where's the Music?'

Time for some purple rain, uh-huh.


A Russian Red Star Has Risen Over Tate Modern

We're all Russian-ed out


Ever Heard of the London Monster, the Precursor to Jack the Ripper?

Some women put pots and pans in their skirts to protect themselves


The Initial Charm of the Diary of a Nobody Wears Off Too Quickly

Neither cutting edge theatre nor ribald wit.


Forget the West End, Camden's Where It's at When It Comes to Restaurants

From South African grub to Chicago ribs.


Introducing: Islington's Vegan Chocolate Shop

Whipped coconut cream moustache optional.


Am I Dead Yet? Needs More Than a Defibrillator to Get It Going

Sloppy timing and technical mishaps make for a badly constructed performance


How Can Venom Kill and Cure Us? A Fascinating a New Exhibition

Terrifying, grisly and fascinating.


Hair Clubbing: Get Sozzled as You Get Your Hair Snipped

Wave goodbye to awkward small-talk


Meet the World's Smallest Chef at New 3D Dining Experience

Storytelling just got seriously delicious.


Explore London's Little-Known Bookshops

Bibliophiles assemble!


Look What's Been Found Living in the Thames

Not bad for a river once declared 'dead'


This Show Will Put You Off Scrambled Eggs for Life

Eat your dinner before going to see this


Read Our Review of a Creative Ballet Triple Bill at the Royal Opera House

For people who aren't afraid of some non-traditional ballet


All the Victoria Cross Recipients From London During the First World War

London had so many heroes


Rummage Through the Creative Cocktail Menu at Portobello Star

How about a Morning Glory Fizz?


Over 100 Zombies Invade London's Transport Network

Just a regular weekday morning, then.


Theatre Review: Coriolanus at Barbican Theatre

Shakespeare in modern dress, with good reason.


Fancy One of 200 Free Tickets to the Christmas Eat & Drink Festival?

Foodies: you won't want to miss this.


Think You Can Run the London Underground Better Than TfL?

Think you can beat our score? Let us know in the comments...


This Is Where Museum of London's New Home Will Be

One of London's oldest markets, transformed.


Alexandra Palace's Melancholic Wartime History

A difficult part of Britain's past.


Slow and Unsafe, or Sustainable Travel? Londonist Looks at Rickshaws...

Are rickshaw drivers being unfairly portrayed?


Oxford Street to Be Pedestrianised by End of 2018?

Coinciding with Crossrail launch.