If you’re building your Chicago food bucket list like we are, here’s whose posts will guide you towards the Windy City’s greatest (and most photogenic) eats. Trust us, these are the posts you’ll be double-tapping and screenshotting in your pursuit of culinary greatness.
Samantha Roby is the reigning queen of the Chicago food Instagram scene. Original photography, regrams, tablescapes, closeups, access to exclusive events – you name it, CFA probably does it. It’s no wonder she has more than 129,000 followers.
Park runs two food Instagram accounts: her personal account and the official account for her blog Fab Food Chicago, @fabfoodchicago. This account is heavy on raw fish and burgers, so it’s a must-follow for sushi and meat lovers.
Seth Marcus is a fan of the sunny side up egg. Eggs on burgers, eggs on rice, eggs on toast – you name a food, he has probably ordered it with an egg on top. All photos on this account are taken by Marcus himself, using only his iPhone 6s.
Is it still a burger if it's consisting of just veggies and beans?… Don't care- the thing was bomb!!! (And who the f^$& needs a bun when it's this good!?!) . Homemade Black Bean, Quinoa, Sweet Potato Burger with Corn and Kale topped with Avocado and @sirkensingtons Sriracha Mayo #chicagofooddork #burger #? #veggieburger #blackbeans #quinoa #sweetpotato #kale #veggies #sriracha #avocado #homecooking #dinner #lunch #healthyfood #f52grams #homemadefood #glutenfree #tuesdaynight #vegetarian
Erin Hornick is an esthetician by day and a foodie in the time she has left over. Check out her account for homemade meals in addition to her regular restaurant posts. Plus, if you love sushi, check out @RAWchicago – Hornick curates that account too!
Erin prides herself on supporting local Chicago restaurants and chefs, all day, every day. She includes the neighborhood where the restaurant is located along with every post, which is literally so helpful.
Treat Yo Self with some Banana Split Cupcakes. Moist banana chocolate chip cupcake, strawberry buttercream, chocolate ganache, sprinkles and a cherry on top. Job well done to my amazing crew: @supermomsof_ig and @kendallzusman ??? Follow @FabFoodChicago and tag your fab food pics at #FabFoodChicago.
Sherrie is the head baker at Sweet Mandy B’s, so you know her Instagram is your Chicago dessert holy grail. She posts the mouthwatering cakes, cookies, and cupcakes that she bakes for the shop, in addition to savory foods from her personal foodie adventures.
Starr Nordgren’s account is full of close-up shots. Check out her account to zoom in on cupcakes, donuts, burgers, pasta, and more.
Erica Eckman is a food and lifestyle blogger, heavy on the food. She appears in television segments for networks like ABC and hosts exclusive events at Chicago restaurants, so she’s kind of a big deal. Eckman currently pregnant, and her bio tells us that means she eats a lot!