12 SF Foodies You Need to Follow on Instagram Right Now

Sure, we’ve all rolled our eyes at food bloggers who take pics of every meal. But let’s be honest, we’re just jealous our snaps don’t look as good as theirs. Since none of us are immune to the spell of a so-beautiful-it-hurts food photo, we rounded up 12 Instagram accounts that have it down to a science. Here’s who to start following right this second.

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Cynthia Linh eats out almost every night, so it’s no wonder this girl knows how to take tantalizing food photos. Her feed has even landed her gigs managing social media accounts for restaurants around town.


We’ll follow anyone who can make a messy breakfast sandwich look this good.


As a food stylist for The New York Times, Sarah Menanix is no stranger to making already delicious food look even more mouthwatering.


Kelly Huibregtse, will you come decorate our house?

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By day, she’s a social media manager for a big corporation. But outside the office, food and lifestyle blogger Lily Kaplan makes us swoon over what she’s chowing down on.



Nik Sharma pens a weekly column for the SF Chronicle about modern cooking with a NorCal-meets-Eastern influence, so of course we’re following his Insta account


At-home baker Jenn Yee can invite us over for dessert any day. Her blood orange and grapefruit panna cotta tart looks so delicious that we wouldn't mind holding on to winter just a little longer.


Photographer Kimberley Hasselbrink calls herself the vegetable evangelist. We’ve never been so eager to practice what she preaches. You can follow her recipe journal, The Year in Food.


Wherever Makenzi Brown is, we want to go to there.


The trio behind this Insta sensation has us craving some good ole pizza. Mmm.


Instagram star Christina Song has a simple formula for the images on her feed: vibrant colors, simple backgrounds and ooey, gooey decadent food. She makes the trifecta work for every shot.


Leslie Santarina may be known for documenting her travels around the globe, but we’re glad she sticks close to home for Insta moments like these pasta dishes at Maybeck’s.

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San Francisco Editor

Allison McCarthy is a writer and editor with 15 years of experience in the industry. She's currently the San Francisco editor at PureWow, where she covers the best of what's...