Knock, knock. Who’s there?
Rice Paper Scissors
What: The gals behind KitchenSidecar and Little Knock join forces for a Vietnamese-style street food pop-up, complete with little tables and stools.
Why: A side of Cambodian pop music will transport you to Saigon.
When: Thurs., 6 p.m. until the food sells out.
Where: Location to be revealed today. Follow @kitchensidecar or @littleknock on Twitter for the info.
What: Nosh on a Japanese pub-style menu divided into On a Stick (chicken breast with wasabi leaves, pork belly, beef tongue) and Not on a Stick (tempura baby broccoli, miso-glazed trout) at the new Hayes Valley resto.
Why: Where yakitori and izakaya met and fell in love.
When: Mon., Wed., Thurs. & Sun., 5-10 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 5-11 p.m.
Where: 231 Franklin St., at Linden St. (415-856-4587).
Appel & Frank’s Spring into Style
What: Seventy-plus fashion, clothing, and jewelry designers (and more, like Cocoa artisan chocolates) merge under one roof for a night of fashion and indulgence.
Why: A free glass of wine and gift bags for the first 300 people.
When: Thurs., 5-9 p.m.
Where: The Regency Center, 1270 Sutter St., at Van Ness Ave., Sutter Room (415-673-5716). Tickets online ($7 with code appelandfrank20) at appelandfrank.com or at the door ($10).
Notes & Words
What: Fox Theater presents a mix of music and spoken word benefiting Children’s Hospital Oakland.
Why: Hear from Michael Lewis (The Blind Side) and Kelly Corrigan (The Middle Place). Beth Lisick (Helping Me Help Myself) will also appear.
When: Fri., 8 p.m.
Where: 1807 Telegraph Ave., b/t 18th & 19th Sts., Oakland. Tickets ($50-$10,000) online at notesandwords.org.
The Art of ReUse
What: Green Is Universal and DIY wunderkind Etsy are challenging you to repurpose and upcycle home decor, fashion, jewelry, gadgets, and more.
Why: Besides your light carbon footprint? A trip for four to Universal Studios.
When: Thru Apr. 8.
Where: Sign up online at greenisuniversal-reuse.com.
Tuesdays for Tokyo at Dosa
What: Both locations of the Southern Indian restaurant will donate all proceeds to the Northern Japan Earthquake Relief Fund.
Why: Masala never sounded so good.
When: Every Tues. in Apr. Valencia, 5:30-10 p.m.; Fillmore, 5:30 p.m.-midnight.
Where: 955 Valencia St., at 21st St. (415-642-3672); 1700 Fillmore St., at Post St. (415-441-3672).
Photo: Michele Campeotto / Courtesy of Rice Paper Scissors