It's not easy to step out from under a master's shadow. The bright lights and heat that accompany any solo effort quickly reveal whether one will flourish or wilt. Chef Marc Meyer, who worked with Larry Forgione for five years in Forgione's landmark New York restaurant, An American Place, is flourishing quite well in San Francisco, thank you.
Meyer is the guiding culinary force at Brasserie Savoy, a new, 100-seat restaurant adjoining Hotel Savoy. The menu there showcases food that tak