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2012 Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S. " THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Masa's

Gregory Short
San Francisco, CA

This Nob Hill establishment remains one of the Bay Area’s most romantic fine dining settings. For nearly three decades the kitchen has proved fertile ground for culinary talent --- Julian Serrano and Ron Siegel both reigned here as top toque. Today, The French Laundry alum Gregory Short delivers beautiful presentations of French-California cuisine in four- and seven-course tasting menus. Creativity is unflagging, as Short creates new dishes daily and rarely repeats them.

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