June 22, 2000
There's no accounting for some tastes. Flamed bat? Rat sticks a la Survivor? How about shrimp or pork? One diner's delicacy is another's punch in the palate.
Guess who's in the kitchen with Outback?
Anne Kearney, star New Orleans chef and, by her own assessment, "not a real corporate kind of girl," joins forces with the formidable chain to create a gourmet restaurant in Tampa.
It's the fun, not the food
New Food Network shows are geared to provide more entertainment than education.
Entertainment News, Reviews from the Times
TAMPABAY.COM: June 22, 2000
Young symphony players bring lots of energy
SARASOTA -- Up to 500 young symphony players arrived this week for the biennial National Youth Orchestra Festival. They're members of youth orchestras from northern Virginia, Atlanta, Dallas, Milwaukee and Minnesota, who will play in a series of concerts from Friday through Tuesday at the Sarasota Opera House.
Seize the day
The Salvador Dali museum presents French comic Jacques Tati's Mon Oncle, a 1958 Oscar-winning comedy about not fitting in with one's surroundings. Chaos and mayhem are around every corner as Uncle Hulot (Tati) and his nephew Gerald find themselves at odds with Hulot's sister's ultramodern house that contains time-saving gadgets and devices that dominate every aspect of life. The film is shown at 6 tonight at the museum, 1000 Third St. S, St. Petersburg. Free refreshments. Admission after 5 p.m. is $4.50 adults, $3.50 seniors, $2.50 students with I.D. Free for Friends of the Dali. Call (727) 823-3767.