Dinner and drinks with a view! The Hendricks Hotel has it all – with the new and improved Isla & Co and rooftop bar Daintree, it’s an obvious New York hotspot.
Isla at Hotel Hendricks in Midtown morphed into Isla & Co, which began to expand to many different locations across the United States. The restaurant also offers spectacular cuisine, coffee and a wide variety of spirits.
Isla & Co opened in Williamsburg last spring, and with its resounding success it made it clear that there was demand for an Aussie-style bra all day. Owners Barry Dry and Tom Rowse have decided to expand the restaurant to a new location in Fairfield, Connecticut, and also plan to open locations in West Palm Beach, South Beach, Dallas and Atlanta this year.
The upgraded version of the restaurant at the Hendricks Hotel is sure to fill your stomach. Executive Chef David Taylor has gained first-class experience in several restaurant and hotel kitchens in San Francisco, New Orleans, Prague and Tokyo. Taylor paved the way for Isla’s kitchen and will do the same for Isla & Co’s location at the Hendricks Hotel. With two decades of international culinary experience, his goal is to present innovative takes on brasserie classics through a unique lens.
Isla & Co. executive chef Matt Foley, who started cooking under star chef David LeFevre at the Manhattan Beach Post before joining Michael White’s team as sous chef at the two-star Marea Michelin. Prior to joining Parched Hospitality Group, Matt was the corporate chef for fast casual restaurant group DIG, which grew from 8 to 32 locations.
The restaurant is open from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. Brunch is served until 4:00 p.m. and features an array of delicious options such as Brioche French Toast, Smoked Salmon Benedict, Grilled Banana Bread, Isla & Co. Burger, and Pulled Pork Sandwich with Coleslaw. , marinated onion served with fries and more. Some signature dinner dishes include spicy shrimp vodka rigatoni, braised ribs, Thai green curry and half chicken with seasonal roasted vegetables.
Not only is Isla & Co. a fantastic addition, but the Hendricks Hotel also has Daintree located on the top floor of the hotel. Daintree is an intimate cocktail bar that offers incredible views of the Empire State Building and imaginative drinks carefully crafted for you to enjoy all night long. The relaxed atmosphere combined with breathtaking views will make you never want to leave.