Kristi Green, Petworth Citizen
Favorite Spirit: Whiskey!
Go-To Bar Order: Perfect Manhattan
Cocktail She's Most Proud Of: Meet Me in Old Saigon - Momo Kawa Daiginjo Sake, Yellow Chartreuse, lemon and housemade simple syrup done in the style of the classic Barcelona cocktail; served in a wine glass, ungarnished, topped with club soda.
Biggest Cocktail Influence: My experience at Vinoteca. I worked there from 2008 to 2010 before the 14th Street corridor was the monolith of hip eateries and trendy bar concepts that it is now. It was there that I realized the most important thing about working in the business: you'll never be everything to all people, but as long as you are true to your vision, you do what you do to the best of your ability, surround yourself with those whose strengths are different from your own and look for ways to constantly improve - you'll be great.