Food has always been and will continue to be a great way to connect people with their cultures and learn about others. Food brings us together, whether you’re cooking it together, eating it together, or admiring the beauty of it together. That’s why we’ve created this list of 2023’s top Instagram food bloggers, to travel the world together through photos of some gorgeous meals, because remember, the phone always eats first.
Pinch of Yum creator, Lindsay Ostrum, had originally started the food blog as a casual hobby, wanting to create recipes for “real, actual, everyday life,” as the homepage of her blog states. Her food blogger content and recipes have been featured on The Kitchn, CNN, Refinery29, and many more.
I am a Food Blog is a recipe and travel food blog written by husband and wife team Mike and Steph Le. The couple recently published a cookbook, That Noodle Life, all about “their undying love for noodles in the most delicious, clever, and visually striking ways.” If you love food bloggers, you’ll love their content even more.
The Cookie and Kate food blog boasts only creating, posting, and writing recipes for her cookbook that are vegetarian. The creator of the blog, Kathryne Taylor, believes in eating whole foods that are as close to their source as possible. Taylor named the blog after herself and her dog, Cookie, a jaunty spotted mutt who makes friends everywhere she goes.
Beth Moncel is a food blogger that believes that good food does not have to be complicated or expensive. Having started Budget Bytes in 2009, Moncel now has a cookbook and a mobile app that helps people all over the world with ensuring that their meals don’t break the bank.
Katie, now known as the Queen of Healthy Desserts, first created her food blog for fun. No one expected how quickly her blog would gain traction and popularity, quickly becoming one of the #1 sources for healthy desserts. If you have a sweet tooth, check out this creative blogger!
Richa Hingle is an award-winning recipe developer, blogger, and food photographer. Her blog, veganricha.com, has been featured on exclusive lists and sites such as the Top 50 Indian Food Blogs and Oprah.com. Hingle has now published three of her own cookbooks, Vegan Richa’s Indian Kitchen, Vegan Richa’s Everyday Kitchen, and Vegan Richa’s Instant Pot Cookbook.
Lori Lange created recipegirl in 2006. As a former elementary school teacher, her blog is family-friendly and dedicated to creating recipes for everyday and entertaining purposes. The Recipe Girl Cookbook is made for parents with little time on their hands to cook but still want to ensure their kids have balanced, healthy meals.
Husband and wife team Maria and Josh share a love of cooking, baking, and entertaining. They love creating recipes that are simple, fresh, and family-friendly, especially for the two little peas in their pod, Caleb and Maxwell. The Two Peas and Their Pod Cookbook celebrate a family and community-oriented lifestyle, promoting togetherness through food.
The cook behind Ambitious Kitchen, Monique, believes that the best kind of food is the kind that inspires, tells a story, and is shared with the ones you love. Her blog was inspired by her time helping out in the kitchen with her parents, her mother’s Puerto Rican cooking, and her father’s baking. Ambitious Cooking will be launching its first cookbook in 2024.
The Smitten Kitchen is a 16-year-old food blog that will help you be able to do something as complicated as baking a loaf of bread from scratch to as simple as poaching an egg. The chef behind the Smitten Kitchen, Deb Perelman, believes that food should be easily accessible and that you don’t need any fancy ingredients that you’ve never heard of before to make food taste great.
The Smitten Kitchen also boasts three published cookbooks; The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook, Smitten Kitchen Everyday: Triumphant and Unfussy New Favorites, and Smitten Kitchen Keepers: New Classics for Your Forever Files.
Ali of the Gimme Some Oven blog focuses on creating recipes that are packed with flavor! The goal of her food blog is to create good food and ensure that her table is surrounded by good people enjoying it.
Katie Wood’s blog, Wood & Spoon, was born out of her being a dietitian by trade and later a self-taught baker, writer, and photographer. Wood’s blog is all about creating approachable recipes for home cooks, and you can find those recipes in her first cookbook, Her Daily Bread, out now.
Jeanine Donofrio of the Love and Lemons food blog is devoted to creating simple and healthy veggie-forward recipes, and her cookbook, Love & Lemons: Simple Feel Good Food, is the perfect place to find her simple, fresh, and delicious recipes.
Because Jeeca of The Foodie Takes Flight food blog is of Asian descent, her passion is creating Asian-inspired recipes that are easy, tasty, and vegan. You can find a bunch of her Asian-inspired vegan recipes in her debut cookbook, Vegan Asian: A Cookbook.
Sally McKenna, the baker behind Sally’s Baking Recipes blog, is a baker, blogger, cookbook author, and food photographer. McKenna is a self-taught home baker that is fiercely dedicated to well-tested recipes.
Mike Johnson is the recipe developer, cookbook author, and food photographer behind MikeBakesNYC. He started the food blog in law school as a creative outlet. Eight years after starting his blog, he is a licensed attorney who has stopped practicing law to write about and photograph his delicious treats.
Christine Yi traveled to China a lot for work and developed a serious love for the country and its incredible food. After returning to the States, she found that even exploring NYC’s Chinese food scene couldn’t find the depth of flavors she found in China. That was until she met her partner James, who collaborated on creating their chili oil to bring the breadth of flavors Yi was looking for.
Jessica Hirsch is the creator and CEO of CheatDayEats. Her company and brand are completely focused on food, travel, and fitness, ensuring that you’re able to enjoy all three! Hirsch believes that and teaches her audience that the term “cheat day” is a mindset of balance; you can indulge as long as you challenge yourself in your workout!
Kylie Mazon-Chambers of Cooking with Cocktail Rings believes that food brings people together. Mazon-Chambers loves to take inspiration from her experiences traveling and dining out at different restaurants and generally from the world around her for her recipes.
The couple behind DevourPower, Greg and Rebecca, live every second of their lives dedicated to devouring delicious food, and who can blame them? They live in New York City, baby! They have to share the city’s incredible food that never sleeps with the world! As the homepage of their website says, “Eat. Sleep. Create. Repeat.”
Adrianna Guevara Adarme claims her food blog is fueled by “copious amounts of hip-hop, sugar, butter, and flour.” Adarme strives to always create recipes that are comforting and are in some way inspired by her Latin American background.
Jennè Claiborne has an insatiable love of sweet potatoes, travel, animals, and cooking. Claiborne’s food blog is dedicated to creating delicious and easy-to-make vegan recipes and sharing healthy eating tips.
LA foodie guy takes you to the best-kept secrets LA has to offer, promoting small businesses that otherwise wouldn’t be noticed.
Foodzmything is a food blog that curates the coolest and the weirdest foods LA offers, all in one place in aesthetically pleasing photos. Their blog is perfect for all food lovers.
Caroline Pardilla was one of the first cocktail food bloggers in LA. She’s gone on to cover liquor and travel for online publications such as Los Angeles magazine, where she was the drinks editor. She boasts awards for her boozy blog, such as LA Weekly’s “Best Bar Blogger” and “Blog Post of the Year” and Mashable’s “Foodie Instagram Account to Follow.”
We hope all of these food bloggers didn’t make you too hungry. If they did, you have a ton of new recipes to try out from all of their websites now! Happy cooking!