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.

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

Foodies: you won't want to miss this.

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.

London's Best Food and Drink Openings in November

Rooftops galore.

Why We Should Save Victoria Tower Gardens

What's the cost of losing green spaces?

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.

The Safe Ticket Selling Platform All Gig Lovers Should Know About

Get dosh for your unwanted tickets pronto

The People Who Sell CDs on the Street

A front for something else?

Ride the Northern Line in the English Channel

Two old tube carriages have made it as far south as Alderney

Did You Know That Alexandra Palace Was Once an Internment Camp?

Something to think about during your next ice skating session

Think You Could Run the London Underground? Prove It

Pocket engineering.

Have You Spotted the Mysterious Waving Rabbit of Barnes?

Well he seems friendly enough.

Have You Tasted London's Original Halloumi Fries?

Fried cheese. What's not to love?

The Quirkiest Things Lurking in the Overground's Arches

Surely a railway arch is a bit too noisy for a cinema?

Where Were London's First Traffic Lights?

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

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

Would You Use This Planned New River Crossing?

Connecting the homes of Rotherhithe to Canary Wharf businesses

A Russian Red Star Has Risen Over Tate Modern

We're all Russian-ed out

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

A fad to avoid?

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

Too many balls? No such thing

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

One of London's oldest markets, transformed.

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

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

Meet the Islington Chocolate House That Makes It Own Chocolate on Site

Chocolate sausage roll, anyone?

Users of Victoria Tube Station: A Sneak Peek Behind the New Ticket Hall

Eight new lifts, nine new escalators, 20 new ticket gates.

Take a Peek Inside the Crystal Maze Live Experience

We may have got a little over-excited

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

Terrifying, grisly and fascinating.

Should London's Rickshaws Be Regulated? We Asked the Drivers

Are rickshaw drivers being unfairly portrayed?

Elvis (And Prince) Have Entered the O2 Building

Time for some purple rain, uh-huh.

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.

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

Sloppy timing and technical mishaps make for a badly constructed performance

Meet the London Hairdresser That Doubles as a Bar

Ever fancied a drink or two at the hairdressers? You're not alone

Take a Tour of London's Quirky Bookshops

Discover places you never knew were there.

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

Storytelling just got seriously delicious.

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

This Performance of Coriolanus Has Parallels to Modern-Day Politics

Shakespeare in modern dress, with good reason.

Modern and Classic Cocktails Land on Portobello Road

Notting Hill gets a worthy addition to its cocktail scene.

Mapped: London's Victoria Cross Recipients

Each poppy in the map represents a Victoria Cross recipient from London

Over 100 Zombies Invade London's Transport Network

Our buses aren't safe either.

Oxford Street to Be Pedestrianised by End of 2018?

Coinciding with Crossrail launch.