Picking a list of our fave foodie accounts was about as easy as choosing a place to eat (you know the struggle), but we buckled down and did just that to show you how and where we find our foodie inspo. Here are some of our most favorite and infinitely influential bloggers, instagrammers and flavor-combiners.
Chef and Foodie Instagrams
Beautiful images from a DC Event Planning trio, Grit and Grace showcases insta-worthy foods, styled table spreads and all things wedding, tied together by crafty captions.
Image: Lisa Ziesing for Abby Jiu Photography.
Decor: White Glove Rentals, LaTavola Linens / Catering: Occassions Caterers / Floral: Holly Chapple Flowers / Styling: Grit & Grace, EVOKE and Lauryn Prattes Events
This list wouldn’t be complete if we didn’t give a shout out to one of our OGs! Exploring beach foods and local cuisine, J David Hillery is a Virginia Beach-based foodie with a keen eye for food and drinks. He was even presented with the Yelptime Achievement Award for 2017 for his abundance of reviews, tips and photos. It’s safe to say we’ll have what he’s having!
Image: JDavidHillery - Handsome Biscuit
Who knew food could be so pretty? Their close-ups have us obsessing over the posts that Meg and Kelsey share on a wide range of foodie stops in Richmond and beyond. And don’t miss their weekly newsletter covering local food news, which is totally our favorite type of news.
Image: Let's Share A Dish
Bright plates filled with diverse dishes and fascinating flavors, Bon Appetit is the Gold Standard in the print and digital industry for their gorgeous spreads and clever content. No proper foodie list would be complete without including this go-to publication.
Image: Alex Lau - Bon Appetit
From “Tea Offs” to ideal winter soup recipes, this southern take on cooking and edibles will have you fixin’ to try Virginia Living’s distinct approach on snack spreads, dishes and drinks. Their yearly “Best Of” List is gospel as far as we’re concerned.
Image: Fred + Elliot - Virginia Living