Mid Year Recap #1 | Food | Reviews, Video

I'm off on another adventure! In the meantime, to celebrate the midway point of 2014 I thought we'd take a stroll down memory lane and look back at what we've covered this year. Starting with food. This year we have had two very successful dining series.... "Date Night Destinations" was my first Project... Read all five of my mouth watering…


Brunch on the Radio | Best in Brunch Series | Video, Photography, Media

Another day, another fantastic reason to brag about the terrific brunch destinations we have in North East Florida! Enjoy this clip from my recent visit to NPR radio show First Coast Connect where I discussed my "Best in Brunch" series just in time for Father's Day! Read the full "Best in Brunch" review on each location here.  Bold in Brunch -…


Escape to Seaside Brunch| Best in Brunch | Review, Video, Photos

On the menu: Cappuccino One Ocean Resort and Spa's restaurant Azurea is one of the finest spots for ocean side dining on the first coast. A personal favorite of mine, One Ocean has been featured multiple times on the blog and I still can't get enough. From the second episode of the first season of my TV show, to a…


3 Reasons to get Social | Best in Brunch | Review, Photos, Video

Amy with GM Benjamin Kingsbury The latest stop on my "Best in Brunch" series tour was recently rebranded Jacksonville Beach foodie destination, Jaxon Social. Previously named KC Crave, Jaxon Social has taken a course adjustment that I completely approve of. I had already fallen in love with their fresh, eclectic fare, but now I'm infatuated with their more social concept…


Orsay Brunch Bliss | Best in Brunch | Review, Photos

On the menu: Eggs a la Orsay english muffin, soft poached eggs, prosciutto, arugula, truffled hollandaise,black truffles, pommes Lyonnaise Once again I return to a familiar haunt showcased on Like Love Want Need's first season. Orsay is a Riverside landmark visited by local regulars, girls night revelers, and date night lovers. Featuring French inspired classics with a southern twist, this elegant destination is…


Amy West talks Best in Brunch on News 4 Jax | Video, Photos

Just back from our weekend family resort review, I began the week with a terrific segment on News 4 Jax chatting about my "Best in Brunch" series still going on through the end of May. We discussed all five locations: Moxie Kitchen + Cocktails Black Sheep Orsay (review coming soon) Jaxon Social (review coming soon) One Ocean Resort - Azurea…


3 Reasons to Brunch at Black Sheep | Review, Photography

On the first season of my TV Show Like Love Want Need I had the great privilege of covering a trendy new foodie destination, Black Sheep, located in Jacksonville, FL. So impressed with the innovative design and distinctive menu, it quickly rose to one of my favorite locally owned spots. Since that episode, Black Sheep has settled in nicely as…


Bold in Brunch | Moxie Kitchen + Cocktails | Review, Photos, Video

Moxie Kitchen + Cocktails returns to my blog and it's only been a few months!   Recently rolling out their weekend brunch the timing couldn't be more perfect with spring in the air, and out door eating at it's finest. Who wouldn't want to ease on into a seat on the patio and enjoy the comforting refreshment of an all American brunch,…