It’s hard to go a single swipe on Instagram without stumbling upon an artisanal food photo—the hashtag #foodie has 132.8 million posts to date, each one just as mouth-watering as the next. So whether you’re looking for epicurean trendsetters to motivate your own food adventures, or just some eye candy to light a fire under your meal routine, we’ve doubled down on nine Canadian foodie profiles worth a double-tap.
Curated by Montreal-based breakfast-and-brunch-lovers, Tim Buron, Michel Beauchemin, Jeanne Rondeau-Ducharme and Olivier Normandin-Guénette strive to uncover the best morning meals the city has to offer. If overhead shots of tattooed hands hovering mid-bite over tables strewn with plates from breakfast pizza to smoothie bowls are your thing, give these morning people a follow.
Aimée W. Bourque
Award-winning food writer, cookbook author, former chef, mother of three and zero-waste, zero-hunger advocate—Aimée Bourque is a multi-hyphenate with excellent taste. Originally from just outside Montreal, she’s is now a homesteader in Nova Scotia. Look her up for beautiful photos of the freshest food nature can provide, along with meal prep inspiration and the occasional Pinterest-worthy picnic.
A food writer and recipe developer, author of the site and cookbook Seven Spoons, and an Iron Chef Canada judge, O’Brady serves up traditional foods that reflect the way Canadians cook today. Her photos are works of art, whether it’s a simple plate of chocolate chip cookies, or a delectable bowl of brothy chickpeas with thick noodles, lemony pangratatto, and egg.
Halifax-based food photographer, stylist and writer gives us a taste of goodness available across the country. She pairs well-written reviews with beautiful imagery that are a feast for the eyes and the belly—like action shots of hand-crafted stuffed pasta and not-your-grandma’s devilled eggs.
This food photographer captures the rich diversity of Vancouver’s food scene through a lens of fun and food. You can find cute photos of panda-shaped pastries and rainbow grilled cheese, or uber fancy Vietnamese food.
If you’re planning a trip to sleeper-hit culinary destination Winnipeg, check out this account before plotting your restaurant itinerary. This curated profile holds the key to the latest and greatest in Winnipeg’s dining scene, whether it’s a sour-patch kid donut or baked brie piled high with figs and almonds.
This Calgarian’s feed is just the ticket to make you crave healthy food. Her bio says it all: “Fear not. Food is Your Friend.” And her beautiful shots of brightly hued stone fruit, hearty bowls of chili and pans of spaghetti with asparagus will have your tummy rumbling in no time.
That Dope Food
Two hungry Torontonians share their love of food. Katie and Aiden are on a mission to find the dopest dishes the 6ix has to offer. Try not to drool as you take in shots of mushroom aioli cream pasta, and chicken sandwiches piled with pickles and red cabbage slaw.
This profile will keep you from flying into a hangry rage next time you’re out and about without a reservation in Toronto. Whether you’re craving Kitanoya udon or Ikkousha ramen, Hangry Foodies does all the schlepping, tasting and trying—so you can feel confident in eenie-meenie-miney-moe-ing between grid posts.
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