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…


Hanger Steak by Chef James Phelan

As you all know, I am ever the fan of great food especially when it comes from one of my favorite chefs. I'm thrilled to have Chef James W Phelan of J. William Culinary (whom I previously reviewed here). Today he shares with us how to expertly prepare a mouthwatering hanger steak, all from the comfort of your own home.…


How to Make Kale Chips – Tuesday Tips

When I first heard of and witnessed the phenomenon that is Kale chips, I was a little turned off. Krispy leafy greens weren't at the top of my taste buds bucket list, but I have to say it was quite the taste sensation! Not only that, it's a nutrient rich alternative to potato chips. More importantly they fit into my…


Luxury in plain sight – Tuesday Tips

Today's contribution comes from another dear friend of mine, Laura Morey. Laura is an actress and online blogger. We have worked together in the past, most recently when I had the pleasure of photographing her for her video blog website Simple Solutions Diva. Because she is the queen of simple solutions I posed a challenge to her. What unlikely places…


Pineapple Mojito – Thirsty Thursday

I'm off on another adventure to bring you more reviews and new destinations to feature on Like Love Want Need. In my absence I leave you a taste of the tropics with Salt Life Food Shack's Pineapple Mojito featured on "Drinks We Love" on LLWN. Pineapple Mojito from Salt Life Food Shack  Enjoy the Journey Cheers! XO - Amy West…


Pele’s Drinks We Love – Thirsty Thursdays

Some of you may have enjoyed seeing this Pele's Wood Fire Grill "Drinks We Love" segment on the show. For those of you who missed it, enjoy. Behind the scenes facts:  1. During the filming of this segment we shot three different drinks. Pele's Own Wood Fired Cocktail was thrown in as a last minute addition and won by significant…