The Grand Marlin of Panama City Beach Honored with 2017 Golden Spoon Award

By John Annunziata, Managing Editor


November 30, 2017 –St. Petersburg, Fl—The Grand Marlin Panama City Beach was recently recognized as one of Florida’s best places to dine with Florida Trend’s 2017 Golden Spoon award. The annual winners appear in the 50th Anniversary Golden Spoon special section in the December issue of Florida Trend magazine.

For the past 50 years, Florida Trend has provided readers with a guide to the state’s finest restaurants, celebrating the diversity of dining opportunities from coast to coast.  These offerings range from the treasured institutions in the Hall of Fame to trendy newcomers making their debuts.  The Golden Spoon awards recognize individual achievement and distinctive contributions to the Florida restaurant scene.  “Dining out is a major activity for Florida citizens and our 110 million annual visitors,” says Florida Trend Publisher, Andy Corty.  “We are pleased to recognize the leaders.”

For a complete searchable list of the Golden Spoon award winners organized by region, go to

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