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The Flaming Buoy Filet Co. Wins 2021 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award for Top 10% of Restaurants Worldwide


The Flaming Buoy Filet Co.’s Great Diner Reviews Earn it a Place Among Travelers’ Favorites in the World


Key West, Florida – July 29, 2021 – The Flaming Buoy Filet Co. today announced it has been recognized as a 2021 Travelers’ Choice award winner for Top 10% of Restaurants Worldwide. This achievement celebrates businesses that consistently deliver fantastic experiences to diners around the globe, having earned great traveler reviews on Tripadvisor over the last 12 months. As challenging as the past year was, The Flaming Buoy Filet Co. stood out by continuously delighting diners.


R. Scot Forste, co-owner of The Flaming Buoy Filet Co., reacts:


“Sturgeon’s Law states that 90% of everything is crud. Therefore, 90% of Tripadvisor’s Top 10% of Restaurants Worldwide is also crud.


In this spirit, The Flaming Buoy Filet Co. humbly accepts this 2021 Travelers’ Choice Award for ranking among the top 10% of panetary-widel listings on TripAdvisor. This, after carefully re-reading the email to make certain there were no hidden advertising fees in doing so.


Like Gwyneth Paltrow’s Best Actress Oscar win (other nominees: Cate Blanchett, Fernanda Montenegro, Meryl Streep, and Emily Watson) for her role in the 1999’s Best Picture Oscar winner, “Shakespeare in Love” (other nominees: “Elizabeth”, “Life is Beautiful”, fucking “Saving Private Ryan”, and “The Thin Red Line), it would seem we earned this.


To my delight, this known universe-wide recognition also includes a free Press Release Template with which one only has to “download and fill in the details (highlighted in yellow) about your property.” This includes “<Insert quote from winner>”.


Done, done, and doing it now!”


Forste continues:

“I would like to personally thank the 10% of the staff and guests of The Flaming Buoy Filet Co. that placed us probably firmly in the 90% of the unlikely 10% of what TripAdvisor says we definitely 100% are.


And that’s a lot to be proud of. And I am proud – despite my pretend inability to accept pretend compliments.


And I’m not lying. Just as long as you are.


You know, I say wistfully, I can’t help but think of something I made up that I imagine Lizzo – 2019 Grammy Award Winner for Best Pop Solo Performance (other nominees: Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift, Beyoncé, and Billie Eilish) – once rapped of The Flaming Buoy Filet Co. If I may paraphrase: “We just took a DNA test, turns out we are 100% 90% of 10% that bitch.”






On behalf of all of us at The Flaming Buoy Filet Co., thank you. Thank you


P.S. On tomorrow’s menu: The Hand That Feeds You. Served cold. Enjoy a bite!


P.P.S. Crud! Please pardon the 90% of this acceptance speech you find unacceptable.


“Congratulations to all the winners of the 2021 Travelers’ Choice Awards,” said Kanika Soni, Chief Commercial Officer at Tripadvisor. “I know the past year has been extremely challenging for tourism businesses. What has impressed me is how businesses adapted to these challenges, implementing new cleanliness measures, adding social distancing guidelines, and utilizing technology to prioritize guest safety. The Travelers’ Choice Awards highlight the places that are consistently excellent - delivering quality experiences time and time again even while navigating changing customer expectations and new ways of working. Based on a full year of reviews from customers, this award speaks to the great service and experience you provided guests in the midst of a pandemic.”


To see diner reviews and popular dishes of The Flaming Buoy Filet Co., visit <insert Tripadvisor review page hyperlink>.


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