Chicago is the ultimate food city, which means that there’s never a shortage of new amazing places to try … but it also means that it can take longer to decide where to go to dinner than it takes to actually eat it.
One of the best sources of foodie inspiration is the internet, we all know that – but Instagram is truly the most reliable source to find the best restaurants to nom at throughout the city of Chicago. Why is that? Well, a picture tells a thousand words, especially when it’s talking to your tastebuds. And it never hurts to find out where the in the know people dined and what they ordered, drank, and obsessed over. Follow this quick list of 5 awesome Chicago-based foodie Instagrams for the insider’s scoop of the best places to eat this summer–and all year ’round–in the city.
Most Chicagoans know about the foodie Instagram account @chicagofoodauthority. With 138K followers, @chicagofoodauthority knows where to eat. Not only is @chicagofoodauthority constantly posting about great places to eat, her Instagram feed is extremely appealing to the eye and the stomach. @chicagofoodauthority is someone to definitely keep an eye on this summer when it comes eating in Chicago.
Creators of the hashtag #EEEEEATS, @infatuation_chi performs a type of curating whenever they post on Instagram. @infatuation_chi gives the best of both worlds by sharing some of the best spots to eat in the city and also great reviews on the food as well. With a solid 59K followers and counting, @infatuation_chi is an account that will not disappoint this summer when it comes to brunch, lunch, dinner, and more.
It’s always a great feeling to be part of the clean plate club, so following @cleanplateclubchi motivates all Chicagoans to get out there and explore all the awesome foods this city has to offer. From noodles to tacos to ribs to cocktails, @cleanplateclubchi is a great source for all types of cravings in Chicago.
Chicago-based food dude, @adamsoko provides his audience with awesome photos and even better food recommendations to match. Not only does @adamsoko give some great Chicago foodie suggestions via Instagram, he advises his followers to check him out on Snapchat for a more personal side to food recommendations and also a chance to view his foodie adventures live through his snapstory. Follow @adamsoko for an up close and personal view of the best foods in Chicago.
With over 12K followers, @diningoutchicago hits our list of 5 great Chicago-based foodie Instagrams to follow, thanks to scoops on great events, food holidays and more. With a feed that will make your stomach grumble, @diningoutchicago gives us Chicagoans the inside scoop as to where to feed our summer cravings, and which patios are going to be hot spots. Follow @diningoutchicago to explore the what and where to eat this summer in Chicago, and be sure to also check out their website for more in depth features.