I Took Kate Nash to an East End Pool Club on a First Date
And we mainly spoke about mushrooms, the internet and astrology.
If You Haven’t Heard 19-Year Old Suzi Wu, Then You Need to Hear Her Debut EP
'Teenage Witch' sounds exactly like how London feels.
Looking Back at Labyrinth, the East London Rave that Still Lives Long in the Memory
We spoke to Joe Wieczorek, promoter of the legendary Dalston club night.
Does It Matter That Nightlife for Queer Women in London Is Kinda Dead?
The LGBTQ clubs we have left are still primarily considered spaces for gay men—and that's not changing anytime soon.
Chicken Butts Make the Best Skewers
London's Jidori restaurant serves the ancient Japanese cuisine of yakitori, chicken poked onto wooden sticks and set over hot coals. “We use every part of the chicken. The liver, the heart, the bum,” says owner Brett Redman.
Objectively Correct Lists
Every Rihanna Persona, Ranked in Order of Most Rihanna
From Always On Holiday Rihanna to High AF Rihanna, who does it best?
Daisy Jones and Emma Garland
we saw this
The World Needs PWR BTTM
I found the best fucking band in the world playing the back room of a London pub, in all their queer and sparkling splendour.
The Last Bite
The Last Bite: Steak Pie and Chips at One of the Oldest Cafes in London's East End
Arthur’s is a classic East End cafe, preserved, if you will, in corned beef jelly. “I do things like stewing steak with boiled peas,” says the eponymous Arthur Woodham, now in his 76th year of service at the cafe. “You don’t get many cafes doing that...
Yarrow Plant Could Make You a Less Awful Drunk
There’s no consensus on what yarrow—a plant known for its anesthetic qualities—does mentally. “But I’ve read reports of people using it with alcohol to take away the negative effects and stimulate conversation,” says British forager Richard Osmond.
We Spoke to the Guy Behind the Dalston Kebab Shop with 23,000 Twitter Followers
Mangal 2 in East London is as famous for its acerbic tweets as it is for its adana kofte. “No other restaurant was tweeting anything unrelated to the restaurant industry,” says Ferhat Dirik, who began manning the Twitter account in 2011.
The Golden Age of Internet Radio was Born in a Shack in East London
NTS changed the way the world thinks about radio, while staying true to its London roots.
London Club Dance Tunnel is Set to Close in August
Hackney licensing laws are being blamed for the closure of the basement nightspot.