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Mr Ji: ‘Bright lights and sparkly thrills in the heart of Soho’ – restaurant review

Dining out can be a chilly affair at the moment, but Mr Ji’s Taiwanese dishes will warm your soulMr Ji, 72 Old Compton Street, London W1D 4UN. Bookings via mrji.co.uk. Small plates £3.95 – £7; all big plates £10. Cocktails £8 – £10You can learn a lot about a place from a trip to the loo. I once knew a journalist who told me that, if invited into the house of someone he was interviewing, he would always excuse himself at some point to check out the bathroom cabinet for prescription drugs. He said you could obtain vital information about people from the medicines they were taking. I suggested it was odd some journalists were held in such low regard. He agreed with me. I don’t think he quite got sarcasm. Continue reading…