Best Of Londonist: 8 October 2017

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

A Secret of Fleet Street

Something to look out for next time you're on Fleet Street


London Bars Where You Have to Know Someone to Get In

No membership fee can buy you entry to these drinking spots.


Why This Street in Marylebone Should Be on Every Foodie's Radar

We've got breakfast, lunch and dinner sorted.


See the Severed Head of Jeremy Bentham

Heads-up about a new exhibition.


There's a Field of Abandoned Passenger Planes Just Half an Hour From Waterloo

Planes, buses and automobiles.


Where to Practise Mindfulness in London

Time for some introspection.


A New Tunnel Boring Machine... But What's It Called?

Under the Thames from Chelsea to Battersea.


Things Get Trippy in This Massive Free Exhibition

An intense giant barcode and fighter jets.


There's a Cracking Events Line-Up at Olympia London This Christmas

It's never too soon to plan for Christmas


Where Is the Source of the Thames?

We go for a paddle at the source of the Thames


12 of the Best Exhibitions to See in October

Which one are you most looking forward to?


The Place With a Postbox in the Loo

The price of stamps these days, eh?


Foodies: Be the First to Try These New October Openings

The hottest new places


Enter a Fake Museum and Become a Citizen of the World at Frieze Art Fair

Let us guide you.


How Many London Locations Can You Spot in the Paddington 2 Trailer?

Everyone's favourite honorary Londoner is back.


Photographs That Makes Us Question What We're Seeing

Photography gets playful.


Einstein Spent Time in London, Dodging Nazi Assassins

The physicist was a regular visitor.


Need a New Lunch Spot? Try the Dayrooms Cafe

The menu changes weekly, so it's worth going back.


In Search of Mail Rail's Ghost Stations

In search of ghost stations.


Londonist Mapped: Hand-Drawn Maps for the Urban Explorer

Look what we made...


The Scottish Scammer Who Sold Big Ben

What a bargain.


Science Museum Shines a Light on India in Two Free Exhibitions

More reasons to visit Science Museum


Estate Agents' Lies Are Exposed With This Hilarious Internet Extension

Anyone for some "characterless living"?


Where to Celebrate Day of the Dead in London

It's tequila time...


When a Lynx Roamed Free Across Suburban London

North London's answer to Bigfoot? Not quite


This Rustic Roast Hits the Right Notes

Ideal winter fodder


Here's Where to Find the Best Places That Use Beer in Their Food

For those chasing a proper beer belly


Food Review: The Brasserie at Devonshire Club

London’s softest Dover sole.


See Works by Dalí and Duchamp Side by Side

When Dalí met Duchamp


The Conclusion to This Meal Is One of the Finest Desserts We've Had This Year

Steak cooked just how we like it


Dramatic Spanish Painting Comes to the West End

Saints and the Virgin in beautiful paintings.


Swings and a Giant Mirror Ball - Tate Modern Has Never Been So Much Fun

Change the trajectory of the planet.


Cocktails and Blues: There's More to Smithfield Market at Midnight Than Meets the Eye

The underground bar taking you on a world tour.


The Chicken Connoisseur Is Getting His Own TV Show

His star continues to rise.


Fancy Trying Crispy Fried Bugs or Ants' Eggs?

The latest venture from the owners of Rosa’s