A Night with Nettie & Bz at Nettie’s Crab Shack
What: An intimate three-course seafood supper ($30) prepared by chef/owner Brian Leitner and served by Nettie herself.
Why: No waiters + no decisions = dining bliss.
When: Mon., 5-8 p.m.
Where: 2032 Union St., b/t Webster & Buchanan St. Space is limited to the first 30 people who reserve at 415-409-0300 or nettiescrabshack.com.
The Monthly Rumpus
What: Get culture on the cheap with live music and readings from Mac McClelland, Randall Mann, Susan Steinberg, and Broke-Ass Stuart.
Why: Tasty treats by The Girl from Empanada.
When: Mon., 7 p.m.
Where: Make-Out Room, 3225 22nd St., at Mission St. (415-647-2888). Tickets ($10) online at brownpapertickets.com.
Mastermind Pub Hunt
What: Solve clues to uncover a new spot to eat, drink, and be merry. The first team to finish with all the right answers wins a round of drinks.
Why: Our money’s on Mrs. Peacock in the lounge with the revolver.
When: Tues., 6-7:30 p.m.
Where: Meets at the SE corner of Union Square, nr. Stockton & Geary Sts. Cost is $10 per player (cash or check).
A Foodies’ Mecca: Mapping San Francisco’s Culinary Evolution
What: A panel discussion on the continuing impact of local food, featuring Larry Bain of Let’s Be Frank and photographer/activist Robert Dawson.
Why: Go beyond fortune cookies, Irish coffee, and Rice-a-Roni.
When: Tues. Reception, 7 p.m.; program, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Jewish Community Center of San Francisco, 3200 California St., at Presidio Ave. (415-292-1200). Free for SF Museum & History Society members, $5 for nonmembers.
Scalpel! A Killer Rock Comedy
What: Catch the world premiere of this dark take on the dangers of plastic surgery.
Why: Because Dexter went off the air. (And there’s music. And choreographed stage fighting.)
When: Thru Sat., 8 p.m.
Where: Brava Theater, 2781 24th St., at York St. (415-641-7657). Tickets ($20-$40) online at vendini.com.