#FoodieFriday: Hooray for The Henry

by Adam Zoblotsky on March 8, 2019 in Food+Drink, Dallas/Fort Worth,
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It isn’t often waiting in line brings value to the experience.

But, at The Henry, you almost hope there is a line because the flying trays of food and eaters warrant gawk and gaze respectively. And the rooftop bar of this Uptown Dallas gem is worthy of a “guac-a-rita”, maybe 30 minutes pre-dinner.

Charred Shishito Peppers and Umami Sauce. Photo Adam Zoblotsky

As for the menu, it has a wide range of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free offerings; and it’s both date- and business-friendly.

Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas. (Roasted jalapeno salsa, grilled onion, guacamole.) Photo Adam Zoblotsky

The Henry | 2301 Akard Street, Suite 250, Dallas, TX 75201 | Open daily

Short Rib Potstickers. (Toasted sesame, yuzu ponzu.) Photo Adam Zoblotsky

The other unexpected treat is the bakery nook positioned ideally close to the valet. The macarons will get you coming back, and that darn flat white is a must for those that crave the velvety espresso and steamed milk drink.

Pastries at The Henry’s coffee bar. Photo Adam Zoblotsky

It’s also worth mentioning the staff puts forth a solid effort and is anchored by an elegant management team, led by Kelly Corson.

The faces behind the food. From left: Jason Petrie, Brand Chef for The Henry and Kelly Corson, Regional Manager of Restaurant Operations for Fox Restaurant Concepts. Photo Kathy Tran

Look carefully, and you’ll see that the full name is The Henry, The Greatest Neighborhood Restaurant. Simply put, it lives up to the name.

Cover photo The Henry’s Korean Prime Skirt Steak. Adam Zoblotsky

Adam Zoblotsky is Creative Director at Restaurant Pixel, a Texas-based design and photography agency