Like a tongue on a flagpole in February, fusion cuisine results from curiosity and a shortage of popsicles. Rein in restless taste buds with today's Groupon for fusion fare at Zante Cafe in Tarpon Springs. Choose between the following options:
- For $20, you get $40 worth of fusion fare for dinner.
- For $10, you get $20 of fusion fare for lunch.
Zante Cafe crafts a culinary collage of Cajun, Creole, Italian, Greek, and French flavors, fresh to order, in its inviting familial atmosphere. Reward your mouth for years of service by decorating it with medallions of louisiana crab cakes ($7.99 at lunch; $9 at dinner), which are sidekicked by creole rémoulade. The frog legs sauce piquant find their princely place on plates after smothered in fresh herbs, deglazed with wine, kissed with lemon juice, and kickboxed by an archduke ($10.99 lunch; $19 dinner). Or uncover the gastronomic character of the Mediterranean shores by sampling tangles of pasta primavera ($7.99 lunch; $15 dinner), or, if dining for lunch, commemorate baby Hercules's first medicine ball exercise with a bulbous gyro pita ($8.99). Guests can then feel free to cap off an evening meal—such as the French-faring rib eye with sauce au poivre ($23)—with a sweet serving of bananas foster ($8).
Zante Cafe—operated by the Sullivan family—creates a colorful, home-like setting for visitors, who take in each meticulously crafted meal in the midst of kitschy décor and photos.