3 Reasons to Dine at 3 Palms Grille | Where I’m Eating

With the New Year comes our resolutions and goals. I'm all about goal setting and looking back on the year before to make improvements. As for resolutions, it seems that word is just an excuse to make a promise to yourself you ultimately break. That's why, every year I set a resolution I know will be achievable, and also improve…


Best Breakfast Highlights | Amy West Travel on The Chat

Waking up in Jax and looking for the best breakfast in town? I recently reported on my home town for USA Today's 10Best on which breakfast joints in town made the cut for top 10. My recent visit to The Chat daily talk show revealed which 5 stood out as most memorable. Watch me discuss these stand out top 5…


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…


Foodie Finds NYC | NYC Photo Recap | Travel Photos

Last week I ventured up to NYC for the most beautiful weekend in the city I have yet to experience. Everything was blooming, the skies were gorgeous, and the temperature couldn't be beat. Home of some of the best food in the world, I took a casual approach to the streets this time looking for some unique local spots, and…


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…


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…