Every year, Florida Trend’s highlights Florida’s best places to dine with their Golden Spoon Awards. We are excited that 7 of the winners are in our area. The 2013 winners are:

Golden Spoon Award:


• Cuvee Bistro – Mediterranean/French/Asian. Located at 36120 Emerald Coast Parkway

• Vintij – Contemporary. Located across from Silver Sands Outlet Mall at 10859 US Hwy. 98W, #103

Santa Rosa Beach

• Restaurant Fire – Southern. Located at 7 Town Center Loop, off of 30A

• Fish Out of Water – Seafood. Located at WaterColor Inn, 34 Goldenrod Circle

Hall of Fame Award:


• Bud & Alley’s – American. Located at 2236 E County Highway 30A

Best New Restaurants Award:

Santa Rosa Beach

• Grayton Bar & Grill – Southern. Located at 170 E. County Hwy 30A

Best Brands Award:

• Fleming’s:  Experts in Steaks and Wines. Located in The Grand Boulevard at Sandestin as well as Coral Gables, Naples, Orlando, Sarasota, Tampa and Winter Park.

Congratulations to each restaurant!! We have such a wide variety of dining experiences. There is some place for everyone to enjoy.  Try one or a selection of several of them the next time you are in town.