Tango Diva : Travel Stories for Women, by Women

Name: Karl Hasz
Age: 37
Hometown: San Francisco
Occupation: Founder and president of Hasz Construction, newly appointed commissioner of the San Francisco City and County Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board and creator of Pro-Impact, a nonprofit that helps professional athletes plan and implement community-based projects
Status: Single

Where do you like to flirt?

California Wine Merchant

Website: www.californiawinemerchant.com

2113 Chestnut Street

San Francisco CA 94123

(415) 567-0646

2. What are your favorite places to eat and drink?

RESTAURANTS:

Hog Island Oyster Bar

Website: www.hogislandoysters.com

1 Ferry Building

415.391.7117

Bacar

Website: www.bacarsf.com

448 Brannan Street

415.904.4100

A16

Website: www.A16sf.com

2355 Chestnut Street

415.771.2216

Pizzeria Delfina

Website: www.pizzeriadelfina.com

3611 18th Street

415.437.6800

Street

Website: www.streetonpolk.com

2141 Polk Street

415.775.1055

Mamacita

Website: www.mamacitasf.com

2317 Chestnut Street

415.346.8494

Sushi Groove

Website: www.opentable.com

1916 Hyde Street

415.440.1905

BARS:

St Regis Hotel Lobby Bar

Website: www.StRegis.com/SanFrancisco

125 3rd Street

415.284.4000

Americano

Website: www.americanorestaurant.com

8 Mission Street

415.278.3777

3. Where should we stay when we visit?

St Regis Hotel

Website: www.StRegis.com/SanFrancisco

125 3rd Street

415.284.4000

Hotel Vitale

Website: www.hotelvitale.com

8 Mission Street

415.278.3700

Hotel del Sol

Website: www.thehoteldelsol.com

3100 Webster Street

415.921.5520

4. What qualities do you find irresistible in a woman?

Grace

5. Where can we find you on a free Sunday afternoon?

Windsurfing or sailing at Crissy Field, Presidio.

6. What do you love most about your hometown (besides our arrival)?

San Francisco embraces and promote people’s creativity! When the Texas Sodomy case was in the news the San Francisco city attorney said “We don’t tolerate diversity, we embrace it”.

7. What should we bring when we visit? What should we leave with?

Bring an open mind and walking shoes. Leave with a warm spot in your heart for San Francisco.

8. What do we absolutely have to see while we’re there?

On a very clear, early morning you should watch the sunrise over the Golden Gate bridge because it changes colour with the light and becomes an amazing electric red.

9. Any areas of town we should avoid?

There aren’t many but there are very specific spots with should be avoided at night: lower Polk and Hyde street, 5th & 6th street and Fulsom and Market, and Mission bay at night.

10. Any local secrets you want to share?

There’s a book called “Stairway Walks in San Francisco” by Adah Bakalinsky and Marian Gregoire. It contains step-by-step route descriptions that include notes on historical background, architecture, and other points of interest.

www.amazon.com

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