Best Of Londonist: 3 December 2017

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

Planning on Drinking This Xmas? Here Are the Dos and Don'ts

Including how to own your hangover.


17 Images That'll Make You Fall in Love With the Tube Again

The devil's in the detail.


London's Oddly Named Suburbs Explained

Does Penge make you snigger? There's a good reason...


The Best Thai Food in London

One's even got some karaoke in the mix.


Think You Know Your London Buildings? Try This Test

We haven't made it easy for you.


The Victorian Staircase Designed for Death

It stopped the undertakers charging so much.


What Are These Tube Trains Doing in Leicestershire?

Magic in Melton Mowbray.


Afternoon Tea Just Got a Lot More Festive

Indulge in festive scones.


The Secret Street Signs of Whitechapel

Forgotten history.


Kew Gardens' Christmas Illuminations Really Are Rather Magical

If it's magic you're after this Christmas, Kew's light trail is pretty special


An Advent Calendar of London Good Causes

Drinking beer for charity? We're in!


When Is a Tree Not a Tree? When It's Christmas and You're in a London Hotel

You can call anything a tree these days, apparently.


We've Found the Perfect Place for Stress-Free Shopping This Christmas

Is this the most Christmassy place in London?


The Best of Angry People in Local Newspapers... In London

Local papers talk about poo quite a lot.


This Traditional Taiwanese Snack Is Getting Londoners in a Spin

All the way from Taiwan's night markets.


Soon You'll Be Able to Use Your Phone Anywhere on the Tube

The days of losing phone signal between tube stations could soon be behind us.


London's Sexy Spots, Mapped

London's naughtiest sites revealed.


A Free Exhibition Riddled With Beards and Expletives

F*cking underwhelming.


Where to Find London's Best Kimchi Dishes

One hell of a flavour punch.


Inigo Goes Large With Its Sandwich Sized Sushi Rolls - Check Out Our Review

Glazed by blowtorch for the punter's delight.


Crossrail Begins Installing One of London's Largest Ever Artworks

A floating cloudscape.


Ikoyi Will Set Your Tastebuds Alight

Your taste buds won't know what hit them


Theatre Review: King Tut, a Pyramid Panto

Good fun


London Restaurant Araki Has Been Awarded 3 Michelin Stars

An appetite for innovation.


Wicked Still Casts a Spell Over Audiences of All Ages

Still something for all the family


Save Money on Travel With CommuterClub - Spend More on Christmas

CommuterClub to the rescue.


The London Hat Shop Where the Actual Mad Hatter Worked

"Some people just buy the boxes. Obviously, we prefer it when they buy hats too."


Don't Think Oysters Can Be Comfort Food? This Seafood Restaurant Might Change Your Mind

Save space for the sticky toffee pudding.


Would You Gift a Friend a Donut Bouquet?

Why sniff when you can scoff?


This New Hybrid Sweet Treat Is Having an Identity Crisis in Soho

The hybrid sweet treat.


Six Londoners Who Lived Well Beyond 100

Golden oldies.


This Event Is Part Immersive Theatre, Part Speed Dating - and Totally Heartwarming

You may not find love, but you'll get a different world perspective


Ever Spotted One of Harrods' Vintage Vehicles Nipping Around London?

Keep your eyes peeled


Tenuous Royal Wedding Press Releases We've Received

Some of these are royally bad.


Read Our Review of Bad Roads, the Royal Court Theatre's New Play Set in the Ukranian Conflict

Examining the ongoing conflict in Ukraine.


Is Art Worth Going to Prison For?

Want to catch this free exhibition?


Theatre Review: Privates on Parade at Union Theatre

Clunky scene shifts and laboured laughs.


Would You Ride One of These?

These never caught on. Can't imagine why.


Fancy a Skate Around an 18th Century Courtyard This Winter?

Skate beside the Thames.


This Hilariously Depraved Show Puts the 'Soho' Into Soho Theatre

Not for the faint-hearted.