London is full of contradictions. Spectacular modern buildings stand side-by-side with the oldest parts of the capital. Today the city is one of the world’s most cosmopolitan metropolises. Its shops are always full—and the after-work pint remains as popular as ever. In London, Lost in spoke to an international music producer, a fashion innovator, a multimedia performer and a creative couple working on stage and screen. Photos showcase four decades of Tube culture, and a feature explains how the city went from dining graveyard to culinary capital.