Azurea’s Adventurous Palate Review

Just in time for their new spring menu release, I was recently invited to taste The Chef's Adventurous Palate at One Ocean Resort's restaurant, Azurea. Although we had visited Azurea a few times before (once for the filming of my TV show and the other for a review of their delightful Brunch), I had never had the pleasure of enjoying…


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…


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…


Tropical Tea Time Bliss

Tea Time by the Sea Last week I had the pleasure of taking part in One Ocean Resort's High Tea experience with some of the most deserving ladies I know. These ladies have been through a lot this year and it was the perfect treat at the right time of year to get together and reflect on what made the…


Gingerbread Magic at One Ocean Resort and Spa

One Ocean Resort kicks off the holidays each year with a grand reveal of an epic gingerbread sculpture. In the past they have created a castle, igloo, and train just to name a few. As my "out of town family" arrived last week to celebrate and give thanks, I had to bring them along to find out just what the…


Holiday Spice by the Ocean – Thirsty Thursday

Hugh Thompson is one of my favorite people. Favorite bartender? Yes, the ultimate. He also gets the "favorite people" title because he is just an all around interesting fellow who knows how to liven up the atmosphere and make you feel like a million bucks. Full of stories and talented in the kitchen, and of course bar. You have to... HAVE…


One Ocean Resort and Spa Giveaway – Monday Funday

Happy Monday! This week I am thrilled to reveal a giveaway that will help you escape from the stress of your work week and unwind in complete bliss. You may recall that Episode 2 of Like Love Want Need featured One Ocean Resort and Spa. You can also read my recent review on One Ocean here. Now this week, this…


Luxury by the Sea | One Ocean Resort & Spa

Unexpectedly hidden away in the quiet coastal community of Atlantic Beach, FL is One Ocean Resort and Spa. Perfect for a luxurious ocean side getaway, One Ocean's motto is "Always in Your Element". During my stay, and filming of our episode at One Ocean, I was able to explore exactly what that motto meant to the staff and leadership. I…