Tag Archive: The Edison

Tonight: Radio Room Returns to the Edison Downtown

Back in the day, before Harvard & Stone‘s R&D room and B-Side’s now defunct Mixtape Wednesdays, the Edison’s Radio Room, a speakeasy night that was the brainchild of Aidan Demarest (Spare Room), was the only game in town where renowned bartenders — like Portland’s Jeffrey Morgenthaler and Brian Miller from New York’s PDT — flocked…

Valentine's Day on a Budget (aka Ideas for My Boyfriend)

Valentine’s Day sucks. Everything is suddenly pink and red. Singles are scrambling for something to do so they don’t feel pathetic and couples are overcompensating with expensive dinners, cheesy greeting cards and marriage proposals. Not to say that I don’t like celebrating it. But my boyfriend definitely doesn’t want anything to do with it. However,…

The Edison's New Cocktail Menu Debuts Tonight

Don’t count Joseph Brooke, The Edison‘s director of spirits, out just yet, L.A. drinkers. After about a year, he’s come up with a new list of cocktails for the swanky downtown bar. What took so long? The current renovation of Clifton’s Cafeteria delayed any go-ahead for a new cocktail menu from the Edison’s powers that…

This Weekend: Bacon/Wine Tasting, Scavenger Hunt, Repeal Day Parties

Bummed that I’m going to be out of town this weekend because check out all the cool things going on around town. The asterisked events are the ones I?m gonna talk about on Carson Daly?s ?AMP Mornings? radio show today. Thursday, December 2 *Tiny Bandit Pop-Up Sample Sale at Malo This pop-up sample sale is…

This Weekend: $3 Brown Bag Beer, Mixology Costume Party, Spooky Pub Crawl

Who doesn’t love Halloween? Whether it’s for the chills, costumes or parties, I look forward to it every year. And I’m happy to say there seems to be a decrease in douchy “1st Annual” parties this year and an increase in events I actually want to go to! By the way, catch me on Carson…

#FF@TheEdisonLA: Win Dinner & Drinks at the Edison Downtown

***CONTEST CLOSED*** I’ve got another special Edison Downtown giveaway for you. More nights of cocktailing and dining! And this one is only for Twitter and Facebook users. Sorry, non social media types. To kick off their #FF@TheEdisonLA summer contest, I’m giving away not just one but TWO prizes this time. The first prize is dinner…

This Weekend: Grease Sing-a-Long, Return of the 35-Cent Cocktail, LA Street Food Fest Tickets

I have a good feeling about this weekend, especially when the weather is going to be in the 70s and sunny! Finally! Thursday, June 24, 2010 The Edison’s 35-Cent Cocktail and the $1 Centennial Cocktail Return They went away for a bit but are now back after the Edison won LA’s Downtown News award for…

The Edison’s Radio Room Featuring the Godfather of L.A. Mixology

It’s baaack. One of the hottest bar nights in Los Angeles returns tonight: The Edison’s monthly Radio Room when the best bartenders from around the world shake up their tasty creations for the thirsty but stylish masses. And this night’s event is a very special one as it reunites Joseph Brooke, The Edison’s director of…

Blog Bite: Oysters, $1 Cocktail & Free Champagne at the Edison

Want to feel oh-so elegant? This Thursday night at the Edison, you can get a free glass of champagne when you purchase a half dozen oysters (or spend $5 or more) and bring in a copy of the email the Edison sent you when you subscribed to their emailing list. But don’t fret if you…

A Q&A With Joseph Brooke of The Edison

I was bummed that I couldn’t get anywhere near the dreamy and very much in demand Joseph Brooke, the Edison’s new director of spirits, when he was mixing cocktails at the packed Radio Room last week. But was thrilled when I got the chance to interview him for LA Weekly‘s Squid Ink. For that, Joe…