April 23, 2014

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 12/3/2013

"Pork is the answer."

-- Chris Sherman, Florida Trend's restaurant editor and former food critic at the Tampa Bay Times

Last week Florida Trend's annual Golden Spoon awards were announced, honoring Florida's best restaurants. Although Florida Trend (its parent company also owns the Tampa Bay Times) serves the state's business community, the Golden Spoons are a valuable consumer tool. Because Florida restaurants seldom feature heavily in national evaluations such as Zagat, the James Beard Awards and the Michelin Guide (almost all of the Michelin-rated restaurants in the United States are in New York), the Golden Spoon, celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, provides a unique opportunity to assess Florida's dining scene as a whole and to compare one region with another.

Read more at the Tampa Bay Times and see the Golden Spoon Awards.

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