By Robin Leach
Grand Opening of Aria on Dec. 16, 2009. Julian Serrano is picture in front of — where else? — Julian Serrano.
Star chef Julian Serrano is “over the moon” now that one of America’s most feared and revered food critics, John Mariani of Esquire, has bestowed blessings on his new tapas restaurant Julian Serrano in MGM CityCenter’s Aria as one of the 20 Best New Restaurants in 2010. Julian also runs his extraordinary Picasso in the Bellagio and will be doubly thrilled when he learns what my spies have discovered.