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10 Local Foodie Instagram Feeds to Follow


Take a break from all the bathroom selfies and dinner plates with bad lighting and follow these local Instagram feeds to find good food in San Antonio.

1. Bird Bakery


The Lemon Bars (Courtesy)


Sweets enthusiasts rejoice and join the 2,131 followers of Bird Bakery (5912 Broadway), home of the Elvis cupcake. Bird Bakery’s tempting pictures of thick lemon bars, pretty pink cupcakes and colorful cookies make it easy to plan a future trip to the cute establishment.

2. Stella Public House


The Southtown Pepperoni (Courtesy)


Stella Public House’s (1414 S. Alamo) photos of their farm-to-table artisan pizzas scream lunchtime. The local ingredients used to make the wild mushroom mac 'n' cheese or the calamari pancetta Cream Soup are showcased well on this enticing feed.

3. SA Food Bites


Pho from Pho Cong (Courtesy)


University of Incarnate Word alumnus and self proclaimed professional eater, Alex Trevino documents home cooked meals and local outings to places like NAO Restaurant (312 Pearl Pkwy), Silo Elevated Cuisine (434 N 1604 W) and Pho Cong (300 W Bitters).

4. Institute of Chili


Huevos Rancheros (Courtesy)



The Institute of Chili Foodtruck doesn’t have many photos but the huevos rancheros and the Roosevelt (pork tamales and fried egg over a Frito pie) will have you following the Chili Queens on twitter to see what’s cooking.

5. Jason Dady


Umai Mi is now open! (Courtesy)


If you’re interested in seeing the life of a chef opening a new restaurant, follow Chef Jason Dady. Dady’s new modern Asian restaurant, Umai Mi (555 W Bitters) has appetizing dishes that include tom yum soup, green curry and lemongrass roasted chicken.

6. Quarry Farmers Market


Sautéed Spinach with Brussels Sprouts (Courtesy)


The Quarry Farmers Market (255 E Basse) feed shows the best of local vegetables, bakery items and other healthful meals. Quarry Farmers Market’s colorful assortment of fruits and vegetables will inspire any food lover to cook up something nutritious.

7. Arcade Midtown Kitchen


Arcade's sea scallops with green chili grits, pico and smoked bacon salsa (Courtesy)


Where else in San Antonio can you find a Zoltar fortune teller and chicken and waffles? Arcade Midtown Kitchen’s (303 Pearl Pkwy) photos of cocktails and tempting menu items like fish tacos and the Arcade Burger are enough to bring patrons in for brunch, lunch or dinner.

8. Vegeria


Mediterranean Chick Pea Salad (Courtesy)


Vegeria’s (8407 Broadway) dishes like Mediterranean Chick Pea Salad and Black Bean Chili showcase local produce and San Antonio’s Tex-Mex cuisine. Followers can find out about coupons, daily bakery items and cooking classes.

9. NAO Restaurant


Passion Fruit agua fresca and Sangria (Courtesy)


Pearl Brewery’s NAO Restaurant (312 Pearl Pkwy) shows followers the latest chef’s menu and restaurant events like a wine tasting dinner and happy hour specials. Followers can also get a complimentary drink at NAO by mentioning certain posts.

10. The Lemonade Co.


Blackberry Orange (Courtesy)


Blood orange, pomegranate and grapefruit pineapple are just some of the flavors that The Lemonade Co. offers. From the Quarry Farmers Market to public and private events around town, The Lemonade Co. is there to satisfy the need for a cool, fresh drink. Your mouth will water just looking at their fruitful feed.

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