Who | Simone Owens
Where | Washington, DC, USA
Current Bar | Dirty Habit
Past Bar(s) | Quadrant Bar & Lounge, The Smith
Favourite Spirit | Rum and mezcal
Favourite Juice | Pineapple
Favourite Classic Cocktail | Painkiller.
Favourite Part of the Job | Delivering a great experience with the cocktails I create.
Favourite After Work Drink | Tequila or Mezcal Sour
Favourite at Home Drink | Sangria
Favourite bar in the world | Coq d’Or (Chicago)
Best known for | Not settling for what I consider to be less than great.
Favourite “at work” memory | Working with some amazingly talented bartenders and mixologists who helped to mold me into the bartender I am today.
What do you collect? Vinyl records
Favourite thing about your city? The history, culture, diversity, and architecture.
What was the last photo that you took? A photo of me, my mom, and nephew exploring DC.
Where is one place that you have never been but would like to travel to? Ireland
Prosecco or Cava? Prosecco
Angostura or Peychaud’s? Angostura
Singapore or San Francisco? San Francisco
Grapefruit or Pineapple? Pineapple
Are you available for freelance gigs? Yes