Best Food Instagrams for You to Follow Today

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Instagram is good for many things. Fitness inspiration, parenting tips and tricks, travel, beauty tips, and so much more. Some of the first photos shared via this social media channel had to be food. Whether it’s photos of restaurant-quality meals, cooking fails, or photos of make-at-home meals, people love sharing their food story.

If you’re looking for some new recipe inspiration, following your favorite restaurant, or you just love to look at food, we’ve searched far and wide to find the best Instagram accounts for you to add to your daily feed. These include verified and insta-famous accounts to some of the lesser-known chefs and cooks out there. Get ready to get hungry, and maybe be inspired to create some of your own delicious dishes.


With the classic one-word handle, it certainly makes sense that Sarah Phillips’ account is full of aesthetically pleasing photos of yummy plates. Phillips reposts pictures from other instagrammers, so if you have a nice camera and consider yourself a chef, tag @food and use the hashtag #heresmyfood in your next photo! You could get featured. With 510k followers, this account is certainly popular.


This account is the platform of the buzzing website, Food 52. The company sought to bring cooks together in order to exchange recipes and tips for the kitchen, and now they share photos and advice via Instagram. With 1.6m followers on this verified account, there are tons of people that can’t get enough.  If you want more than their photos, head to their website. They even have a Foot52 Hotline where you can ask any cooking question you might have!


Tessa Arias’s account is full of dessert–and dessert only. Her 71k followers get inspiration for baking everything from cookies to cake to brownies. She shares her easy-to-follow recipes and encourages you to try them out for yourself! This Arizona based cookbook author has more recipes on her website; you can get a free download of her visual guide with 10 baking secrets you need to know.


Daniel Krieger is a professional food photographer, so you’re in good hands following his account. He’s worked for the New York Times, Eater, Punch, and Travel & Leisure. His high-res photos are sure to make you hungry at any time, whether you just ate or just woke up.


Live deliciously and follow Tasting Table. With posts of drinks to desserts to perfectly cooked steaks, your feed will surely be spiced up. You can tag your food photos with #tastingtable for a chance to be featured. 646k followers subscribe for inspiration, links to fellow foodies, and simply stunning food photos.

Baby got mac. (Follow @cheesy for more 🧀🧀🧀)

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Food in the Air is exactly what it sounds like–photos of food being proudly held up in the air! All food looks even better with an exciting background, and holding it up in the air is the perfect way to do it. Tag your photos with #foodintheair for a chance to be featured. They repost pictures from the seats of baseball games to tropical beaches, so our beautiful San Diego scenery is an amazing backdrop.


Start your diet tomorrow alongside the Naughty Fork and 582k other followers. Indulge on their picturesque plates and wish you were in Miami for the day. Even though that’s where this account is based, you can always dream about food that’s far away.


As said in their bio, “the only person that eats more than one girl is her twin sister.” These two sisters post decadent photos, mostly of desserts, with the occasional mozzarella stick plate or pizza.

I donut care about the calories of this soft serve in donut cones! TAG YOUR BEST FRIENDS⬇ @lasvegasfoodie

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Drew has lived in San Diego going on two years, and can't imagine living anywhere else. She loves the city's beaches, food, and shows. You can contact her at drew@sdentertainer.com.

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