A Table at The Edison by Caroline on Crack

A Table at The Edison.


Next week’s Radio Room at the Edison Downtown will bring a little bit of Gotham to Los Angeles as Manhattan bar Ward III — an upscale drinking hole known for quality, experimental cocktails — will be featured. The owner and bartenders of Ward III — Michael Neff, Kenneth McCoy and Abdul Tabini — will strut their stuff on the shakers during the popular monthly bar night on Tuesday, July 13.

Here’s their list of cocktails ($14 each) for the evening:

  • Baby Eveline (by Michael Neff): Muddled strawberries, lemon juice, Peychaud bitters, Martini & Rossi Prosecco and vodka of your choice
  • Four Stars (by Michael Neff): Herradura silver tequila, lime juice, muddled rosemary and cilantro, and a dab of Sriracha hot sauce
  • Hell Bent for Leather (by Kenneth McCoy): The Edison?s private bottling of Woodford Reserve bourbon, Irish whiskey, orange & lemon peel and muddled cardamom seed
  • The Collective (by Kenneth McCoy): Dewar?s 12, Martini & Rossi Sweet Vermouth, clover honey, lemon juice, orange bitters and egg whites
  • Angel Zakir (by Abdul Tabini): Martin Miller?s gin, muddled cucumber, basil and lime juice and Aperol
  • Tortuga (by Abdul Tabini): Bacardi 8 rum, muddled lime, orange & lemon with a dusting of shaved cinnamon

OK, now for the part you’ve been waiting for. I’m giving away a VIP night at this Radio Room. This prize package (valued at $250) includes:

  • Free entrance for 4 guests (cover is normally $10)
  • A reserved table for the evening
  • 8 complimentary cocktails tickets so you can sample the entire menu, plus some from Joseph Brooke, the Edison’s director of spirits
  • A selection of complimentary hors d?oeuvres

Pretty suh-weet, right? I love it all: free entrance, guaranteed seating, freebie cocktails and food! And all you have to do to enter the contest for a chance at this fab prize is the following, oh and be on Twitter AND Facebook. Sorry, non social media types:

  1. Leave a comment below with your email address (so I can contact you if you win) and your Twitter handle as well as what?s your favorite classic cocktail.
  2. Tweet this: ?I need a drink @carolineoncrack! Gimme tix to @TheEdisonLA?s Radio Room! http://bit.ly/aU4kAq”
  3. And lastly become a fan of (aka “Like”) my Facebook page.

**You have to do all of the above for your contest submission to be valid.**

Contest ends Sunday at 7pm PST. And at 1pm PST on Monday the 12th, I?ll plug your entries into the randomizer, pick out a winner and notify you.

Good luck, all! Oh, and if you win, remember to tip your bartenders and servers! Just because it’s free doesn’t mean you still shouldn’t show your appreciation for their service!


The Edison
108 W. 2nd Street
Los Angeles, California 90012 (map)
(213) 613-0000
Twitter: @TheEdisonLA

57 Responses to
  1. Adri
    July 8, 2010 | 1:59 pm

    Oooo this is a fabulous prize!

    You can catch me on Twitter @thegirlblogger and Facebook facebook.com/thegirlblogger

    I’m a gin girl… so a solid martini is always appreciated 😀 If I don’t trust the bartender then I’ll default to a gin & tonic.

  2. Mikey
    July 8, 2010 | 2:00 pm

    Yay! Such a cool prize. Twitter handle for me is THRW!

  3. David Neudorfer
    July 8, 2010 | 2:00 pm

    I love your give-aways Caroline!

  4. Mikey
    July 8, 2010 | 2:00 pm

    Yay! Such a cool prize. Twitter handle for me is THRW!

    Favorite drink is a jack and coke of course!

  5. Javier
    July 8, 2010 | 2:02 pm

    Twittered (under @javitweets) and I?m also now officially a crackhead

    Forgot to mention my fave drink: sidecar

  6. Tracey
    July 8, 2010 | 2:12 pm

    Randomly pick us! My volunteer crew & I can be found @valleyfilmfest ~ we enjoy a dry Manhattan, Mai Tai’s, and a Kir Royale made w/ Cassis.

  7. Michelle
    July 8, 2010 | 2:15 pm

    Oh man, prize of my dreams!

    Twitter handle is iamchubbybunny

    My fave classic cocktail is always a Tom Collins! Cheezy peezy, that’s me!

  8. Kaelin
    July 8, 2010 | 2:15 pm

    I think sidecars are just fantastic- definitely one of my favorite cocktails! @KBeezEats

  9. NicoleMIizuka
    July 8, 2010 | 2:16 pm

    Favorite drink would have to be the Eastside @ Seven Grand.


  10. jenni hwang
    July 8, 2010 | 2:18 pm

    very cool contest! count me in!

    btw so bummed you won’t be able to judge the soju mix-off… but theres always next year :]

  11. Hayden
    July 8, 2010 | 2:25 pm

    I, @pinuppastry love Manhattans, but really any drink will do, let’s be honest…

  12. Sarah Fuhrmeister
    July 8, 2010 | 2:28 pm

    My favorite drink would have to be a very dry gin martini, up with a twist!


  13. Erica`
    July 8, 2010 | 2:33 pm

    This would be a great way to spend my first night at the Edison!

    And my favorite classic drink is the Pisco Sour! mmm mmmm mmmmmmm

  14. novy
    July 8, 2010 | 2:33 pm

    Haha depends on the circumstances surrounding the drink . I’m always in the mood for a gin and tonic and if the days been balls, an adios does the trick.

  15. natalie
    July 8, 2010 | 2:49 pm

    Ramos Gin Fizz please.

  16. Jonathan Crisman
    July 8, 2010 | 2:50 pm

    I tweeted for you! http://twitter.com/alphabetical

    And favorite drink has to be a Sidecar. I always try new things but I have yet to find something that can really beat a good Sidecar. No sugar on the rim, please 🙂

  17. Jennifer
    July 8, 2010 | 2:52 pm

    Awesome! Fave classic cocktail is a vodka martini.


  18. Xochilt
    July 8, 2010 | 2:52 pm

    Hi! my twitter name is xr0d. i love the cosmopolitan cocktail! hope i get the chance to win tickets!

  19. Annalise
    July 8, 2010 | 3:08 pm

    Twitter is @fpugirl!! I love mojitos so much and i love all of the different variations on them too!

  20. David Garber
    July 8, 2010 | 3:23 pm

    Exciting! I’ve never been to the Edison.

    Mint Julep

  21. the Minty
    July 8, 2010 | 3:36 pm

    Woohoo, fun contest!

    Twitter: @theminty
    Fave old fashioned cocktail besides an old fashioned? Ward 8, Brown Derby

    Oh….and I wanna win!!

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  23. Michael / South Bay Foodies
    July 8, 2010 | 3:47 pm

    @southbayfoodies on twitter. 😀

    I’ve been digging palomas lately. all things tequila and citrus have me thinking about enjoying the hot summer sun on remote Mexican beach. !Viva la play!

  24. katelyn michele
    July 8, 2010 | 3:48 pm

    Oooh sounds sooo fun! Hope I win! Katebal@aol.com

  25. Andreanna
    July 8, 2010 | 4:06 pm

    @itsallovernow on Twitter.

    My favorite drink is a classic gin martini, very dry, with a twist. But I’ll happily drink a gin gimlet, a Vesper, or a rye Manhattan if given the option. After the perfect Martini of course.

  26. Tami
    July 8, 2010 | 4:14 pm

    stellar prize…. @hellotamaron

    love me a good gin+tonic!

  27. Noelle
    July 8, 2010 | 4:15 pm

    Damn tri training. Next time… Have fun!

  28. Stefanie
    July 8, 2010 | 4:19 pm

    a girl can NEVER go wrong with a cosmo 🙂 twitter @stefunnie

  29. Nicola
    July 8, 2010 | 4:19 pm

    Great giveaway! Not sure if it’s a classic, but my new favorite drink is the Rhode Island Red at Copa D’oro. I seriously cannot have it enough.


  30. jenn
    July 8, 2010 | 4:23 pm

    Twitter _jennalee
    Fav drink is mojitos!
    Fb is jennalee infanto

    Yay good luck to everyone!

  31. Jeff K
    July 8, 2010 | 6:24 pm

    Hey! Twitter: GoogleSauce

    Favorite drink: Dry Manhattan

    Good luck guys…

  32. Jenny
    July 8, 2010 | 6:37 pm

    What a perfect night! I’m keeping my fingers crossed for this one.

    My twitter handle is @Jennernugen and my favorite drink is a Red Hook (or, if maraschino liqueur isn’t available, I’ll take an Old Fashioned).

  33. mona
    July 8, 2010 | 7:59 pm

    love giveaways!!


    I love me a tart gimlet!!!

  34. Kim
    July 8, 2010 | 8:24 pm

    a vodka gimlet for @fakegiraffe please!

  35. Molly
    July 9, 2010 | 9:04 am

    I can’t wait to go here… favorite old cocktail is a Dark & Stormy.



  36. Greg
    July 9, 2010 | 9:24 am

    My Twitter is @gbcherry and my favorite classic cocktail is an Old Fashioned or a Moscow Mule.
    Love your blog!

  37. Heather
    July 9, 2010 | 10:02 am

    Hendricks gin and tonic for @hnjohnso.

  38. Heather
    July 9, 2010 | 10:21 am

    My twitter name is @hnjohnso and my fav drink is a Hendricks and tonic. Sorry if this ends up being a double post.

  39. Courtney
    July 9, 2010 | 10:27 am

    My twitter handle is @courtlynch. Manhattans are my all time favorite, though summer usually means Negronis for me.

  40. Erin
    July 9, 2010 | 10:27 am

    Gin Fizz all the way for @er1n

  41. Ashleigh
    July 9, 2010 | 11:08 am


    I love a tequila sunrise.


  42. Hemang
    July 9, 2010 | 12:37 pm

    My favorite drink is a simple scotch & soda.

    Twitter handle: @gmangoman

  43. Jacqui
    July 9, 2010 | 1:21 pm

    Ooh ooh I want this!! 🙂 my fave classic cocktail is a manhattan!
    Twitter: @vjacquiv

  44. Lara
    July 9, 2010 | 1:48 pm

    Great contest! Lets see I guess classic would be a cosmo, but favorite cocktail is mojito. Twiter: @larahansen

  45. Jeff P
    July 9, 2010 | 1:59 pm

    Hope I win. My drink of choice would be a Tom Collins.
    Twitter: @wwwTrash

  46. Damien
    July 9, 2010 | 3:31 pm

    Rye Manhattan, for sure!

  47. Kristen
    July 9, 2010 | 7:06 pm

    A Salty Dog.

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  49. djjewelz
    July 10, 2010 | 1:18 pm

    Pisco Sour
    twitter: djjewelz

    We can do this!

  50. Tara
    July 10, 2010 | 1:37 pm

    Hi Caroline!

    My Twitter: @LilWasabi7

    I love the Moscow Mule or a good dirty martini!

  51. Stephen London
    July 11, 2010 | 12:16 am

    Oh I so need a nite at the Edison! Just discovered smokey margaritas at Las Perlas, and it’s my new fave cocktail. But NOTHING cures a cold like a decent whiskey sour.

    Twitter: sdlondon

  52. Chris
    July 11, 2010 | 1:11 pm

    oh be still, my beating, inebriated heart!



  53. Chris
    July 11, 2010 | 1:15 pm

    Gah! And I completely forgot my favorite cocktail!

    3:1 Rittenhouse Rye 100 manhattan. Extra Angostura and PLEASE, Carpano Antica Formula as the vermouth.

  54. Derek
    July 11, 2010 | 3:28 pm

    Twitter: @derekwallen

    Classic cocktail: Manhattan prepared with Hirsch 16 year

    Email: derekowen2@gmail.com

  55. Oliver
    July 11, 2010 | 4:11 pm

    Twitter: @owill
    Classic cocktail: Moscow Mule
    Email: owill4 at yahoo dot com