Kristen Powell

  • Music

    July 7, 2011

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    Is Simone on Sunset the best bar in West U...already?

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2011

    Ransom Old Tom Gin: Not Your Mother's Gin

    ​A friend and I had just settled in to the bar at Simone on Sunset, a new wine and cocktail bar in Rice Village, when she commenced her preaching on the subject of gin. "I consider myself a gin missionary," she said. "A ginvangelist?" I punned back. "Yes," she declared. "A ginvangelist!" Sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Chef Chat, Part 2: Kristen Powell of Simone on Sunset

    ​Yesterday, we caught of up with Kristen Powell, the chef/owner of Simone on Sunset. We discussed her new place and the difficulties of starting a business. Today, we'll focus on the food and wine. EOW: This is a wine place -- are you good at pairing wines with foods? KP: I'd like to think ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2011

    Chef Chat, Part I: Kristen Powell of Simone on Sunset

    ​Drive too fast down Sunset Boulevard, and you'll miss the new, slightly hidden gem that is Simone on Sunset. We recently caught up with Chef/Owner Kristen Powell to chat about one of Rice Village's latest wine bars. As we find out, going just for the drinks might be a mistake. EOW: How long ... More >>