Henry's End in Brooklyn Heights
- vikingkaj Mar 22, 2013 07:31 AM
Went to Henry's for my daughter's birthday dinner this month and had a great time. Nice small intimate place with a slightly rustic decor.
We were a little early, the owner met us at the door and greeted us personally. Later he came back to make sure we enjoyed ourselves, completely unpretentious but serious about the hospitality.
We tried the buffalo hanger steak with truffel fries, Scottish salmon with arugula & horseradish sauce, the Steak au Poivre, and the Buffalo ragout with pappardelle. Portions were generous, everything delicious. I asked for the fish to be cooked until translucent and it was done perfectly. The buffalo ragout was melty tender with homemade pasta, excellent.
The Steak au Poivre was swimming in a lake of delicious sauce. While it was good, if we had it to do over again we would get the sauce on the side because the large NY Strip was just too beautiful to hide.
Also, and this is picking a nit, the white and dark chocolate mousse would have been better if it stuck to the dark side.
We really liked the wild game menu, for this alone Henry's is worth a pilgrimage. Also, you can't go wrong with the prix fixe for $ 30. With a Wine Spectator award they have plenty of interesting bottles, although some are pricey. We found a good pinot noir that worked with everyone's food.
Just make sure to call for a res, the place was full on a Tuesday.