Los Angeles’s car culture and urban sprawl are legendary. As a result of Southern California’s massive network of freeways and wide boulevards, drive-thru restaurants have proliferated in the decades since the introduction of the two-way speaker box in 1948, thanks to In-N-Out Burger. Even today, drive-thru restaurants continue to thrive in communities all over greater LA. From the iconic Randy’s Donut to a fairly new Orange County plant-based drive-thru, here are 15 of the best places to grab-and-go food from your car during the holidays and beyond.
Added: Boba Ave Express, Frosty Queen, Old Time Drive In, Tamales Elena Y Antojitos, Veg’d
Removed: B & B Donuts, Chuy’s Tacos Dorados, Rick’s Drive In & Out, Sam’s Charbroiled Burgers
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; the latest data about the delta variant indicates that it may pose a low-to-moderate risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial transmission. The latest CDC guidance is here; find a COVID-19 vaccination site here.Read More