From October 15-16, the exterior of the Hollywood Palladium will be transformed into The Resy Drive-Thru, a 10-course tasting menu from L.A.’s best chefs to enjoy from the comfort of your car. You’ll drive through to visit each restaurant pop-up, and a dish will be handed to you as you arrive at each station.

Local chefs and restaurants like Jon & Vinny’s, Konbi and Night + Market will join forces for new spins on their signature dishes. Menu highlight include Thai pasta salad from Night + Market; spiced lamb ribs from Nancy Silverton; and ricotta doughnuts with lemon curd from Gwen. Tickets are available now via Resy on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets can be purchased online and in the Resy app as single tickets, or in groups of two, three or four. Guests using a group ticket must arrive in the same vehicle, maximum of four people per vehicle.

On Saturday, October 4, Chef Casey Felton’s Banh Oui in Hollywood will launch its first culinary lab pop-up with Birria from Angel Padilla. In addition to Angel’s Birria, in celebration of National Taco Day, Banh Oui and Angel will be serving a special collab taco including Banh Oui’s five-spiced crispy pork belly, Angel’s spicy jalapeno pickle, cilantro and red onion crema and cotija – 2 tacos $4.50. Angel’s pop-up will be available every Saturday/Sunday at Banh Oui from 11 a.m. to sell-out moving forward.

Also on National Taco Day, The Taco Factory along with Trejo’s Tacos/Trejo’s Cantina will be doing the “Golden Ticket” again this year. One lucky winner from each location (La Brea, Hollywood and Farmers Market) has the opportunity to win the Trejo’s “Golden Ticket” which grants them free tacos for the month of October (one free taco daily for the entire month).

Bill Harris Dinner Series with Harris from left, and chefs Jason Neroni, Duff Goldman and Marcus Samuelsson

The Billy Harris Dinner Series at home with Chef Jason Neroni, Pastry Chef Duff Goldman and celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson, takes place on Saturday, October 10 to benefit the Careers Through Culinary Arts Program, Los Angeles (C-CAP LA). The multi-course dinner in your own home also includes a music performance by the Vonda Shepard.

The evening is hosted by Harris (Hanging with HarrisBilly Harris Dinner Series) and will kick off with mixologist Charlotte Voisey demonstrating how to mix-shake-stir The Unusual Neroni Negroni cocktail. The virtual dinner at home continues with a select bottle of wine, interactive cooking demo with Chef Jason Neroni, dessert and more.

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