Next up for her is Annabelle’s Garden to the City, a collaboration with farmers- market favorite Josh Horrigan, who will operate a store with seasonal produce in the former Eat + Drink space next door to Taste while Henry preps a menu built on ingredients available at the moment.
This cook-or-die chef’s longevity is a testament to her attention to detail. Henry saved business notes from her restaurant stints in California, Colorado, and New York (including time on the line at Gramercy Tavern with Top Chef’s Tom Colicchio). She does all the bookkeeping for the business and follows her father’s advice regarding money. “Save it for a rainy day,” Henry says. “If you have a bad three months, you’ll have a stash to get you through.”