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10 Instagrammers every foodie should follow

10 Instagrammers every foodie should follow


Five of India’s most popular chefs tell us who they follow on Instagram, and the list is as varied as it gets. Here we go:

Kelvin Cheung

Kelvin Cheung helms One Street Over and the recently opened Bastian, in Mumbai. Reccos from @kelvincheung:

David Chang (@davidchang): David Chang regularly posts pictures of the delicious and creative food made at his Momofuku restaurants.


Thomas Keller (@chefthomaskeller): Great pictures of the immaculate food prepared at the various Michelin-starred restaurants owned by Keller.


Daniel Boulud (@danielboulud): Boulud is a legendary French chef who owns Michelin-starred restaurants. You can find some brilliant posts on French food on his Instagram account.


Vicky Ratnani
Vicky Ratnani is a chef, television anchor, and cookbook author. He is the owner of The Korner House, in Mumbai. @vickythechef follows:

Peter Kuruvita (@maldivefish): Kuruvita’s posts are a mixture of pictures of his sojourns in Sri Lanka and the lovely sea food that he cooks at his restaurant, Flying Fish.


Luke Nguyen (@lukenguyencooks): Luke, the host of  Luke Nguyen’s Vietnam, posts delicious photos of Vietnamese food. His Instagram account also gives us a peek into the recipes of his award-winning Vietnamese-Australian restaurant, Red Lantern.


Manu Chandra
Manu Chandra is the man behind Monkey Bar, The Fatty Bao and, most recently, Toast and Tonic, and he (@manuchandra) follows:

Rene Redzepi (@ReneRedzepiNoma): Rene Redzepi, is the owner and chef of the two-Michelin starred restaurant, Noma. His posts are a great insight into the genius that is Chef Rene.


The Art of Plating (@theartofplating): This account shows you why plating is an art and a testimony to the fact that we eat food with our eyes first.


Pooja Dhingra
Dhingra is India’s best-known patissier. @poojadhingra reccos Julie Lee (@julieskitchen). Julie’s styling aesthetic and compositions can be seen through her Instagram posts. She makes everything look so beautiful.


Thomas Zacharias
Zacharias is the executive chef at The Bombay Canteen. @cheftzac recommends:

Michael Laiskonis (@mlaiskonis): Michael Laiskonis was ex-pastry chef of the renowned Le Bernardin. His posts are full of stunning imageries of his sweet-toothed experiments.

Adam Goldberg (@alifewortheating): Adam’s Instagram account is full of his intriguing travel and food posts from around the world.