OAKLAND — Pal’s Takeaway is turning seven this year, and to celebrate, the cult favorite sandwich shop is bringing in four guest chefs to do it up. First up is J. Kenji Lopez-Alt (Serious Eats) on Monday, April 11 at 6 p.m. with a Korean fried chicken sandwich, followed by Jerry Jaksich and Rayneil De Guzman (Ramen Shop) on Wednesday, April 13 for lunch with a spicy deep-fried oyster roll, Matt Gandin (Comal) on Wednesday, April April 20 for lunch with a meatball torta and James Syhabout (Commis) on Wednesday, May 4 for lunch with a deep-fried catfish sandwich.
OUTER RICHMOND — Marla Bakery is bringing back dinner service Wednesday through Sunday nights starting Friday, April 15 from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays will be more casual fare, Fridays and Saturdays more "sophisticated" and Sundays will remain to be Sunday Suppers. Reserve here. [EaterWire]
MISSION — Alamo Drafthouse and Lucky Peach are teaming up to throw a doggone good party with hot dogs and a showing of Best in Show on Monday, April 18 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. to celebrate Lucky Peach’s new cookbook, "The Wurst of Lucky Peach." Tickets available here.
SOMA — There’s a Nacho Typical Festival going down Saturday, April 9 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the SoMa StrEat Food Park with live music and nachos from Bacon, Bacon, Curry Up Now and more. See the full lineup and buy tickets here. [EaterWire]