‘Atlanta’ star loves Beyoncé just as much as the rest of us

“It’s been so lengthy since I had a weekend,” says Brian Tyree Henry, the “Atlanta” star who’s at the moment enjoying to sold-out Broadway audiences in Kenneth Lonergan’s “Foyer Hero,” alongside Chris Evans and Michael Cera. Between that and 7 feature-film roles to return this 12 months — together with in “Lodge Artemis” with Jodie Foster, Sterling Ok. Brown, and Jeff Goldblum in June — the 36-year-old Harlem resident, who greater than as soon as let good friend and then-fledgling actor Brown crash on his sofa, carved out time to inform HANNAH SPARKS about his favourite post-show “indulgences.”

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After a present I’ll do a bourbon, often Woodford Reserve, neat. I’m additionally ravenous as quickly as I get off the stage, ravenous. My indulgence recently is 5 Serviette Burger. I actually don’t need anybody to scream at me as a result of I’m not alleged to be consuming that proper now, however I actually love their wings and turkey burger.

The easier my weekend may be, the higher. It’s about discovering my very own private house. On a morning off, I’ll often go to my bodega that’s subsequent door and get a cup of espresso. There’s just one thing about that bodega espresso. Then I’ll get a ham and cheese sandwich, come residence and loosen up.

I’ve lived in each borough, however Harlem is the place I’ve lived the longest. It has every thing that I want. There’s a fantastic jambalaya at Harlem Tavern, and a tremendous Cobb salad that I really like. Riverside Drive is one of my favourite streets in Manhattan and, when it’s heat, I’ll stroll up and down there. In the summertime, I spend quite a bit of time in the library courtyard at Columbia. It’s so serene, and you’ll’t hear the metropolis in any respect. It’s one of my favourite escapes. I’m proper by the Hudson River, so typically I’ll go down and just chill on the dock.

You’ll be able to’t not like Astor Place. It’s going to sound fully typical however the Strand bookstore is absolutely enjoyable to get misplaced in. The Well-known Cozy Soup ’n’ Burger is one of my favourite diners as a result of it’s such a system. You are available, sit down, can’t keep at the desk for longer than 20 minutes. The construction of it’s nice, and it’s open late. After which proper down St. Marks there’s one of the first Dallas BBQs. You would get a fishbowl margarita for $10, some good wings with sticky sauce. It’s a enjoyable place to go along with associates.

I like to road-trip. I went to Yale, in New Haven. One of my nice associates, Bun Lai, owns this restaurant [there] known as Miya’s Sushi that I like to go to. He’s the first one that turned me onto sushi. I additionally love driving as much as Connecticut, particularly in the spring. That’s when the bushes are in bloom, by the river. It’s such a gorgeous drive.

I’ve associates that run the gamut: artists, actors, playwrights, administrators. I’ll go and assist their work if I’m on the town. However most of the time it’s all about us just eager to be with one another, lastly sitting right down to powwow. Lately, I received to see my associates from school as a result of we actually wished to observe Coachella — Beyoncé! We grabbed bottles of wine and crowded round the tv.


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