So this is a follow-up to the previous post. What a fabulous evening at the Soho House on Sunset for the Grey Goose Pre-Oscar bash! A gorgeous view of the city awaits those who sit outside in their “olive garden”, and the street lights look incredible from the 14th floor. It was a pretty casual evening. The night before saw the likes of Madonna, Elton John and Natalie Portman mingling with the crowd, while sipping their Oscar-inspired drinks with names like Sunset Goose and Gold Rush Martini (my fave!).
1 1.2 part GREY GOOSE® Le Citron
1/2 part Yuzu juice
1/3 part agave syrup
Shake and strain into a cocktail glass.
Garnish with a gold cherry
Earlier in the evening I went to a panel discussion held by the cast and producers of Cougar Town. It was such a fun, insightful look into what makes a good comedy show. The producer and creator is Bill Lawrence who worked on shows like Spin City, Scrubs and Friends before. Cougar Town has just started in South Africa, but I have seen a few episodes already - and am a fan. Josh Hopkins who plays Cox's cute but womanizer neighbour calls her a "comedy ninja", saying that she's always quick with the lines. Must be all those years on Friends! I asked Courtney about her recent Golden Globe nomination - and if that is something that is important to her - after years in the business without that kind of recogntion. Her answer: "Yes, yes, yes, it's so important to me! Please I want one!!" Gotta love it! Oh, and she and Mr Cox (aka David Arquette are going to be doing the new Scream...