Review: Henry’s is the most ambitious restaurant Huntington Beach has seen in years, or maybe ever

Critic Brad A. Johnson says Henry’s is this year's biggest surprise hit so far.
Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • August 8, 2019
Does the three-second rule apply to customers?  That’s the very serious question racing through my mind as I’m dining at Henry’s in Huntington Beach.  I’ve just dropped a prawn on the floor of the dining room. Unexpectedly slippery, the crustacean...
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