Best Of Londonist: 1 October 2017

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

This Is What It's Like Doing Yoga Naked

"I suddenly understand the phrase, 'I could see what they had for breakfast'."


6 Things You May Not Know About Billingsgate Market

George Orwell used to work here.


14 London Restaurants We're Loving Right Now

Team Londonist's recommendations.


This Building Helped End the Second World War

Linking Hitler, the Speaking Clock, and Premium Bonds.


Is Crossrail Going to Obliterate the Heathrow Express?

What's your take on this?


We Went Behind the Scenes at the New Battersea Station

Why are these tunnels the widest on the Underground?


A Unusual Lamp Post Tour of London

London's lamp posts used to stop explosions and pass secret messages


Why Aren't There Bridges on the Thames in East London?

What's with the westward imbalance?


Fix That Nacho Craving at These London Restaurants

Finding the best nachos is nacho problem anymore


Looking for Somewhere to Eat in Soho? Try Banana Tree

Delicious.


New Exhibition Explores How Charles Dickens Made Christmas What It Is Today

He wrote A Christmas Carol in just six weeks.


East London Just Got a Little Creepier With These Mythical Monsters

East London just got a little creepier.


Camden Town's Five Most Interesting Buildings

Including a poets' hideout.


Food Review: StreetXO

Sounds lunatic, but somehow makes perfect sense.


How Much Do You Know About London's Post Boxes?

Have you been paying attention to London's post boxes?


Look at These Gorgeous and Stark Photos of Londoners

Poetry inspired photography genius.


Ever Noticed These Gingerbread House Style Huts?

Très kitsch


Londoners Are Being Asked Their Views on the Latest Cycle Superhighway Plans

Would you use it?


Tuck Into a Deluxe Burger With a View Over Tower Bridge

Top tip: finish up with the ice cream.


Another Excellent Addition to the London Vegan Restaurant Scene

Ridiculously hip, but just as tasty


Great Date Spots for London Cocktail Week

Did we get your favourite?


From Shepperton to Weybridge... By Water

Ding ding.


Grab £20 Off CommuterClub and Start Saving on Travel

The ultimate travel scheme.


Fantastic Posters From Former Gigs at Roundhouse

Were you at any of these gigs?


The Ultimate New Orleans Bar Is Popping Up This October

Sip on Southern Comfort.


This 236m Skyscraper Could Soon Tower Over Croydon

It still doesn't beat The Shard though.


These People Had Famous Artworks Painted on Their Naked Bodies

Human canvasses take to London's streets.


Blend Your Own Whisky in This Awesome East London Pop-Up Bar

A tasty way to celebrate London Cocktail Week.


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

Steak cooked just how we like it


See the Work of Gerald Scarfe, Who's Worked on Everything From Pink Floyd to Hercules

Illustration fans will love this.


Passion, Power and Politics - the Opera Comes to the V&A

Fancy a trip to the opera?


Spy on Dancers and a Woman Bathing in This Free Exhibition

A free dose of Impressionism.


This London Restaurant Is the Cat's Pyjamas

Get Hello Kitty treats here


How Did Poor Italian Art Make British Art Richer?

One to catch when in North London.


Take a Look Inside the DLR Depot

Keeping the trains running smoothly


TfL Warns Whole Tube Network Will Face Disruption During Strike

Good luck getting to the England match at Wembley.


Coupette: A Worthy Brunch Destination

Evening is the best time to visit this Bethnal Green all-rounder.


Nab Yourself a National Art Pass and the Art World Is Your Oyster

Discounted entry with a National Art Pass