The London Underground’s African Diaspora Roundels

In conjunction with Art on the Underground, British-Ghanaian artist Larry Achiampong redesigns the London Underground roundels (the discs that mark each station) for the Westminster Underground stop. Achiampong’s iteration will represent the colors of the African diaspora—green, black, yellow and red—and depart from the traditional red, white and blue palette. It’s significant because it represents a sometimes overlooked community within London’s population and also because …

Word of Mouth: Food + Drink in Islington, London

Sunday roasts, gastropubs, natural wine shops and more in our selection of dining favorites

Much of the joy when traveling comes from indulging in local cuisine. When in London, culinary options range from renowned traditions like the comforting Sunday roast to exciting, contemporary dishes. In particular, the London borough of Islington bursts with creative takes on classic food, future-forward wine lists and cocktails outside of the ordinary. With many chefs focusing on local, seasonal produce, small producers, family-owned vineyards …

Theophilus London feat. Ian Isiah: Pretty

Funky and fun-loving, Theophilus London and Ian Isiah’s “Pretty” is a love song to women everywhere that’s influenced by R&B, funk and soul. Though London’s love interests are unabashedly plural throughout, the track dissolves into a make-up plea by its end. Assisted by Blood Orange (aka Dev Hynes) and Isiah, this release is London at his best: lively, eclectic and exciting. It’ll appear on his …