Mora Rooftop at Comoncy
Mora, located on the rooftop of Comoncy, offers an Italian-themed menu with views of the Hollywood Hills and city lights. This new outdoor dining experience offers dinner by candlelight and a menu under the culinary direction of executive chef Mindy Oh. Starters include roasted artichoke hearts, butternut squash jam on sourdough toast and a variety of pizzas. Pasta dishes include an aglio e olio with purple carrots, parsley, garlic chili flakes, olive oil and bucatini. Shareable entrées include a whole roasted branzino and a 22-ounce ribeye for two served with green salad. Desserts include a classic tiramisu, olive oil cake and gluten-free chocolate cake. Mora Rooftop will serve beer and wine once the restaurant receives its license. Reservations via OpenTable for dinner Wednesday through Sunday form 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. 8210 W. Third St., (213)588-0225.
Drive-in fun at the Hollywood Roosevelt
Spooky movie Sundays are playing through the month of October at the iconic Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. The parking lot has been transformed into a drive-in movie experience complete with a Stella Artois Airstream concession stand, movie-night munchies and a full bar menu. Spaces are limited to 27 cars total. Tickets for general admission is $55 per car, and VIP admission is $65 per car for a guaranteed front-row spot. The fun begins at 7:30 p.m. and the parking lot opens 45 minutes prior. On Sunday, Oct. 18, the double feature includes “Ghostbusters” and “The Exorcist.” “The Addams Family” and “Halloween II” will be shown on Oct. 25. Tickets and details are at eventbrite.com/e/spooky-sundays-at-the-hollywood-roosevelt-drive-in-theatre-tickets-124187661639. 7000 Hollywood Blvd., (323)856-1970.
Trejo’s Halloween Donuts
Enjoy Halloween-themed donuts with your coffee at Trejo’s Coffee and Donuts. Choose from yeast-raised donuts with neon buttermilk frosting and sugar skulls; a raised-ring, candy-corn donut; a chocolate-cake “Machete” donut with cream-cheese frosting and scary eyes; a ghost-decorated, pastry-cream-filled donut; and one with spooky sprinkles. All are under $3.25 and available through Saturday, Oct. 31. 6785 Santa Monica Blvd.
Dog Haus 10th anniversary deals
Dog Haus is hosting 10 Days of Deals from Oct. 21 through Oct. 30. To kick off the celebration, Dog Haus app users can receive a free Haus Dog using the Dog Haus app through Oct. 20. You can download the app on Apple or Google Play before this date to receive the reward. Options include fan favorites like Sooo Cali topped with wild arugula, avocado, tomato, crispy fried onions and spicy basil aioli; the Downtown Dog featuring a smoked bacon-wrapped dog topped with caramelized onions, pickled peppers, mayo, mustard and ketchup; and the all-beef Chili Idol dog topped with Haus chili, cheddar-cheese sauce and onions. The 10 Days of Deals includes a free kids meal with purchase of Haus item on Oct. 21, free cheese tots or fries with purchase of Haus item on Oct. 22, free sliced sausage with purchase of draft beer on Oct. 23, free Love Boat with purchase of Haus item on Oct. 24, free 6-ounce Haus Chili with purchase of Haus item on Oct. 25, free tots or regular fries with purchase of Haus chicken item on Oct. 26, free Haus burger with purchase of Haus burger on Oct. 27, free kids meal with purchase of Haus item on Oct. 28, free cheese tots or fries with purchase of Haus item on Oct. 29, and free sliced sausage with purchase of draft beer on Oct. 30. The Hollywood and Koreatown locations are not participating. doghaus.com. 3817 W. Olive Ave., (818)566-4287.
Magic Asphalt Live Comedy
Enjoy food and cocktails while watching live stand-up comedy in your car at the Magic Castle parking lot. The bi-weekly show features a lineup of notable comedians such as “America’s Got Talent” Preacher Lawson and Jay Pharoah of “SNL.” The Magic Castle kitchen prepares food available to purchase. Orders must be placed before 11 a.m. the day of the show. Wine, beer and Cutwater Spirits cocktails in a can are available to be ordered once you arrive and will be delivered to your car. Tickets are available now for Magic Asphalt’s next shows on Oct. 23, 24 and 25. Last weekend’s show sold out, and there is a limit to the number of cars allowed per show. For those who want a front-row space, the Magic Castle parking lot opens at 7 p.m., and the show begins promptly at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $125 per car for up to five people per car. nightout.com/promoters/18475/events/tickets. 7001 Franklin Ave.
Lucques cassoulet night
Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne’s annual Southern France cassoulet night is on Oct. 24. Enjoy a three-course dinner for $65 per person outside at the Courtyard at Maple Plaza. Start with a salad of young greens, before enjoying a cassoulet de maison with duck confit, pork confit, garlic sausage and white beans, and an apple and quince galette with crème fraîche and Armagnac-soaked prunes. The price is exclusive of beverage, tax and gratuity. Fans can also order cassoulets to bring home. Each comes in its own earthenware cazuela with instructions for preparation. A cassoulet for one is $38 and cassoulet for two is $75. Pick up or delivery is available on Oct. 23 and 24. Reservations and takeout/delivery orders via Tock. 345 N. Maple Drive, (310)800-1789.
San Antonio Winery paint and wine night
On Thursday, Oct. 29, from 4 to 6 p.m., the San Antonio Winery in downtown L.A. is having a two-hour paint and wine tasting class. The instructor-led class will guide participants to paint an October-themed painting while enjoying a new seasonal wine flight or two non-alcoholic beverages. Arrive 15 minutes before the event to check in and receive a charcuterie appetizer. Choose your wine flight selection and find a seat. Participants must be 21 and up to purchase and attend. Enjoy additional food for purchase from Maddalena Restaurant before the event. All painting supplies will be provided before the event begins. Tickets are non-refundable. Go to events.sanantoniowinery.com/tc-events/wine-paint-thursday-october-29. 737 Lamar St., (323)223-1401.
Forma Restaurant & Cheese Bar
The flagship Forma Restaurant in Santa Monica just opened a second location in Venice. Co-owners Mario Sabatini and Piero Topputo renovated the space formerly occupied by Chaya. Order freshly cooked pasta tossed in a large hallowed Italian cheese wheel just prior to being served. Or try their signature tortellini with mushrooms tossed in a wheel of bella Lodi cheese. Chitarra cacio e pepe is tossed in a wheel of pecorino Romano. Small plates include charcuterie and grilled Spanish octopus with lentils. Mains range from their popular pappardelle wild boar ragout and a branzino with roasted, julienned vegetables. Popular desserts include the Nutella bread pudding, raspberry limoncello tart and a blue cheese flight paired with dessert wines. Forma Venice offers 70 domestic and imported cheeses and a full bar and cocktail list. Dine on the front patio daily for dinner from 4 to 10:30 p.m. Reservations can be made via Resy. 110 Navy St. and 1610 Montana Ave., (424)-231-2868.
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