Happy Friday! Eames & Lemon Rosemary Champagne Cocktail

April 19, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

What are you up to this weekend?  How about transporting yourself back to those Mad Men days of style and cocktails by watching the Eames documentary, EAMES: The Architect and The Painter while sipping on a Lemon Rosemary Champagne Cocktail?  Have a relaxing weekend!

Lemon Rosemary Champagne Cocktail



Cocktail Ingredients

Bottle of dry champagne
1 oz of fresh squeezed lemon juice
1 oz of rosemary simple syrup (recipe below)

In a glass, add simple syrup and lemon juice. Top with champagne and garnish with a sprig of rosemary.

Rosemary Simple Syrup Ingredients

1 cup of sugar
1 cup of water
4-5 sprigs of fresh rosemary

In a small saucepan, bring water, sugar and rosemary to a boil. Boil for about a minute and then remove from heat. Let the simple syrup stand for about 30 minutes and then strain. Store in a mason jar.

EAMES: The Architect and The Painter

This documentary tells the story of husband-and-wife team of Charles and Ray Eames,  considered of one of America’s most important designer teams.



In addition to profiling their designs, and how they complimented each other creatively, the film documents their achievements beyond the furniture they are well known for and the up and downs of their personal relationship.Eames-Chair



Here is a trailer to the documentary.

And this, believe it or not, is Ice Cube’s tribute to the Eames.  Who would have known that he is a huge architecture fan!  His video is part of Pacific Standard Time, an initiative of the Getty Museum  that has been going on in LA since last year.  This year’s exhibits celebrate Southern California’s lasting impact on modern architecture with exhibitions and programs presented by seventeen area cultural institutions from April through July 2013.

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