Film and TV
How Jihae of ‘Succession’ Found Her Flow State
Travel as a tool for cultivating compassion, the power of conscious breathing, and...
A Dinner Date With Michael Stipe
Over a meal at one of his favorite restaurants in New York City, the former R.E.M....
Despite it all, these days London is in super high gear with a tieless sort of swagger. The air of the city’s packed theaters, bustling one-off boutiques and table-jumping brasseries is energized with a sense of quintessential British stealth, an almost defensive confidence about being relaxed. Restaurants such as Pollen Street Social, Gilbet Scott and St. John’s Hotel are redefining British dining with casual food and unfussy ambiance. The Bush, Royal Court and the politically engaged Tricycle remain the hot theater venues, with writing that’s fresh and talent that’s homegrown. Meanwhile, shopping stalwarts like Selfridges are pumping up their edge. Add to this the influx of new luxury hotels that have opened and you’ve got another London—with these seven eclectic tastemakers helping set the tone.