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"GIULIANO" which was formerly Roberto Passon- Has anyone tried it yet?

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I loved Roberto Passon and would like to know how the replacement chef is doing. Can anyone report on the quality of a meal? Thanks, in advance.

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  1. Anybody know where Roberto went?

    1. It seems that Giuliano has followed the same fate as Roberto Passon. Both restaurants have evidently closed. Does anyone know what happened? More specifically, are either places operating under a new name? I was hoping to try Giuliano this week, only to learn that the restaurant has closed!

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      1. re: uwsgrazer

        It has now turned into a second location of Lime Jungle. It seems that as it was already a relatively popular spot further north, that this concept is working, as it has been pretty busy whenever I have walked by. However, am not sure of whether the folks behind either Roberto Passon or Giuliano have moved on elsewhere. There has been a lot of turnover in that area in the past year or so!

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        Lime Jungle
        803 9th Ave, New York, NY 10019

        1. re: orthorunner

          Thanks. Looks like a decent enough menu. Maybe I'll try it one day when I have a hankering for Tex-Mex. But it definitely won't satisfy my current craving for something more Italian / continental European ...!