This massive, minimalist warehouse of a Japanese restaurant is easy to miss; look for an unmarked doorway in the gray wall and follow the bamboo-lined path beyond. Shintori has remained immensely popular since opening in 2002, more for its hip decor and vibe -- lofty ceilings, fully-open kitchen, polished concrete warehouse interior -- than its passable food. There's a wine list in place of sake or shochu and English-speaking staff. Expect some sticker shock on the prices.
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