Thousands of users flock to them weekly. Restaurants invest entire budgets into them. And at the end of the day, we just can’t get enough of their content. Foodstagrammers are more popular than ever, with fan bases that keep growing by the hundreds. With a completely niche audience, and the trust of a loyal following, food influencers on Instagram have become one of the best investments a brand can make.
Whether it’s instant salivation from creeping their photos, or using their Instagram to plan date night, Canada’s foodies know how to make us eat up their content. Here’s our list of Canada’s top food influencers on Instagram.
If you’re wondering where you should get your next indulgent treat, look no further. Taste the six showcases Toronto’s eclectic food scene by highlighting the hottest trends, restaurants and brands to hit the city.
Breakfast Television has a new food photo expert, and we think he’s the perfect fit. Ryan Hinkson spends his days curating the best selection of food photos from around the globe, sharing non-stop images of juicy, mouth-watering, get-in-my-belly dishes.
THE FACE YOU MAKE WHEN YOU TASTE A POUTINE MADE WITH A @blackcowvodka VODKA INFUSED GRAVY AND BLACK COW CHEESE ⭐️ I caught up with @blackcowvodka Brand Ambassador @dustinmacmillan and had some fun putting a Dorset, twist on one of my favourite things on the planet Poutine. ⭐️ To see even more ways to have fun with @blackcowvodka be sure to follow @DrinkFamous 🎥 @malinakaijaphoto A post shared by Eat Famous • Curator @RyHanks (@eatfamous) on
You name it, TasteToronto has it. This foodie account has amassed over 279K followers who regularly check in to see what food festival they should attend next. With images of Toronto diners sprinkled in between festival news, you can be sure to find all your foodie updates in one place.
Food with style, that’s the only way to describe this account. Anna Napolitano is the face behind Food.Diva, a selection of beautifully curated images from restaurants across the city. Her photos gives fans a glimpse into the decor and dishes, capturing the atmosphere of every place she eats. If you are ever in need of an Instagram worthy spot, she’s the one to follow.
Shouts out to all the plants growing through concrete @plantatoronto A post shared by Anna Napolitano (@food.diva) on
This account is for all those home chefs who are looking to be inspired and motivated in the kitchen. Foodbymaria shares her incredible creations, showing us that healthy and wholesome CAN be delicious. With a fan base of over 140K, brands are beyond lucky to work with her. And if her photos don’t capture your heart, her story of strength will. This Alberta queen is one of our favourites, securing her spot on our top ten list.
GOOD MORNING WORLD! I cooked up a little storm in the kitchen yesterday with @hutchkitchen can’t wait to show you the yummy pizza, teas and detox waters @maria.koutsogiannis made! What’s everyone getting up to this weekend? IM GOING TO MY HIGH SCHOOL REUNION 😂😎💃🏽 📸 @averyswail • • • • #heresmyfood #yahoofood #gatheringslikethese #lifeandthyme @real_simple #beautifulcuisines #favorited #feedfeed #f52grams #kitchenbowl #cookCL #TCMlivingwell #hautecuisines #huffposttaste #gloobyfood #food52 #f52grams #feedfeed #foodgawker #cuisinesworld A post shared by Fear not. Food is your friend. (@foodbymaria) on
Planning a road trip Winnipeg? You won’t want to go without browsing Wpgeats. This Winnipeg based account shows you all the places you need to eat to satisfy your cravings. From sushi to smoothies to crunchy chicken burgers, the account shows places even the pickiest of eaters will want to try.
The gangs all here 🌭🍻🍟 #WpgEats #Winnipeg #Manitoba #travelmanitoba #tourismwinnipeg #wpgnow #exploremb #eatlocal #winnipegeats #pegcitygrub #supportlocal #YWG #food #foodporn #dailyfood #eat #foodblogger #foodblog #foodie #instafood #photography #buzzfeast 📸: @mutyazgracias A post shared by Winnipeg Eats (@wpgeats) on
This Halifax native shares dishes from across the country, giving us a glimpse into Canada’s culinary delights. As the drive to travel around Canada exploded with the Canada 150 celebrations, Eatwithjessie gives us yet another reason to explore our own backyard. With honest reviews and beautiful imagery, you will find a new love for our country through the one thing we need to survive: food.
In season. 🌿 Fiddleheads, leeks, parsley, chives, gnocchi in brown butter and parsley oil with aged goat gouda. Provisions: @petesns 🍃. . . . . . . . . #visitnovascotia #eeeats #feedfeed #foodblog #foodandwine #fwx #foodphotography #foodstyling #foodstylist #flatlay #fiddleheads #fiddlehead #gnocchi #mangez #bouffe #bonappetit #recette #cuisine #cooking #recipe #food #foodporn #canada #novascotia #tasteofns #hfx #halifax #halifaxnoisefood
What do you get when you combine your love for pandas and your love for food? Food that’s fun. Panda.dlights is a Vancouver-based account that shows us just how awesome dining out can be. With an engagement rate that brands dream of, Panda.delights’ fans are known to go crazy over every image posted. (But seriously, with pastries that look like animals how can you not?).
What pastry and animal combo would you like to see?! One of the cutest donuts out there so far! Everyone say Meow to little kitty donuts!! Now someone needs to make cute panda donuts! ———————————————————————————– #PANDAFEED for a feature fam!! 📷PC:@wingthefoodie 📌:HongKong Feature # 52 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – #foodcouver #foodshot #foody #vancouvereats #yvreats #vancityeats #vancouverfoodie #deliciousfood #torontofood #foodoftheday #vancityhype #dhvanfood #doughnuts #pastries #sundaybrunch #japanesefood #brunch #hkfood #gastropost #vancitybuzz #torontoeats #igfoodie #foodography #abendessen #blogging #foodblog #igersvancouver #foodphotography #f52grams A post shared by Dominic W. (@panda.dlights) on
Former Media Maven and incredibly talented travel and food photographer, Sliceofpai is one of our favourite accounts in the Instagram space. This Vancouverite gives us non-stop wanderlust feels as she shares her adventures in Paris. But we warn you, her whimsical landscapes to succulent food WILL have you scrolling through her feed for hours on end.
Love the interior (and the tacos!) at @nativetonguesyyc A post shared by Joann Pai (@sliceofpai) on
This east coaster (now living in Toronto) will melt your heart and make your belly rumble. Between her radio casts and her television appearances, she has amassed a following of both foodies and moms who indulge in her behind-the-scenes chronicles. Her account takes you through her daily adventures, immersing you in a different kind of foodie experience; one that’s raw and authentic.
Did we miss your favourite food Instagrammer? Tell us in the comments below and we’ll be sure to include them in the next roundup!
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