15 Instagram accounts for Toronto food lovers to follow
Food porn on Instagram can be hit or miss. For every drool-worthy photo there's dozens of grainy, dimly-lit and unappetizing examples to sift through too. Even pros struggle, hell Martha Stewart was called out just mere months ago for totally grossing people out.
On the flip side, there's some really great food-centric feeds too; Toronto chefs sharing their own gastronomical creations and praising their peers as they eat around town; home cooks utilizing local produce and products. There have even been instances when a snap of some daily special has motivated me to get up and get it while it lasts. Here's our list of 15 feeds that'll whet your appetite for what Toronto's cooking.
The owner of Beast Restaurant is known to show off his own gastronomical creations and menu features. He's also one of the founders of the Group of Seven Chefs and travels frequently making his photo feed a culinary tour of what's what.
As the owner of both La Carnita and The HOTB, Andrew Richmond's Instagram offers the best selects from both restaurants intermixed with street art and commissions from international talent.
Suresh Doss is the food and drink writer for Zagat Toronto. His photos are stunning, his captions super long, but more impressively his instagram has recently featured behind the scenes videos in kitchens and bars across town.
Indie blogger, foodpr0n documents her own home cooking along with adventures eating out at restaurants and festivals across the city.
An excellent source for roadtrip inspiration, this non-profit resource is devoted to promoting culinary tourism in Ontario covering Toronto and beyond.
This delivery service previews weekly menus on Instagram and then sends the fresh ingredients and recipes direct to your door. Best of luck replicating these photo-worthy meals at home.
The Top Chef Canada alum composes beautiful, intricate plates and takes some seriously stunning photos. Hopefully the new addition to his family won't take over.
Marvel at how well this cocktail bar knows its way around a camera... not to mention dry ice.
As the producer of Death Row Meals pop-ups, Joel Solish is hooked up with some of the city's top chefs. His adventures eating out are fun to follow but he's also introduced be to plenty of local products available at independent retailers.
Brad Wishen harnesses the power of Toronto diners everywhere, amalgamating food photos of drool-worthy dishes from restaurants all around the GTA.
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OTHER NOTEWORTHY ACCOUNTS:
Food writers, bloggers, stylists
We're sure to have missed a few smartphone wielding cooks and eaters. Help complete the list in the comments.