20 Hong Kong foodies to follow on Instagram

Updated on August 30 2016

There’s no doubt that Hong Kong is one of the world’s great food cities, a buzzing culinary haven for all types of food lovers. From traditional dim sum brunches, seafood lunches in seaside villages and dai pai dongs to exotic delicacies, luxury ingredients and Michelin-starred surprises at the city’s top restaurants, the options here are simply endless. Fortunately, there’s no shortage of passionate and dedicated food lovers who seemingly document their every bite on Instagram, keeping the rest of us food obsessives informed about new treats and hidden gems in the process. No matter what your food preferences, these Instagrammers will make you hungry and, who knows, maybe even help you avoid the trap of dining at the same places over and over again. Read on to discover 20 Instagram accounts you should be following so you can eat your way across Hong Kong like a pro.

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@gerrary

With a motto that reads ‘STAY HUNGRY FOR MORE FOOD’, this Instagrammer certainly eats well. One thing we particularly appreciate about this account is that its author posts honest feedback, revealing both the good and bad in her captions.

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@chocolatemuimui

Chocolate muimui is a food, travel and lifestyle writer who frequents five-stars hotels but also enjoys feasting on local delicacies. She’s particularly gifted at making any dish look cookbook-worthy, which is why her followers number more than 47k.

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@lolleroll

Christy Ma has a passion for coffee and even more love for brunch. This is the account to follow if you need some new ideas for where to have weekend catch-up sessions with friends.

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@thisgirlabroad

A Hong Kong-based Canadian eating her way through the city, this Instagrammer posts photos from Hong Kong and her travels, but the best among them are her food shots, a reflection of her greatest passion in life.

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@danielhungryhk

Daniel Haddad was one of the first food Instagrammers in Hong Kong, capturing all types of cuisine from East to West. Today, he’s still going strong and you’ll find him travelling and sampling dishes all over the world.

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@phoenix_k

Phoenix Kwok’s photos not only beautifully capture food, but also the surrounding atmosphere. With images that feel almost dreamlike, her feed will make you hear the clinking of wine glasses and leave you hungry for more.

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@moannaxdessire

Like many of us, Moanna Shum has a sweet tooth, and she proudly owned it by creating the word ‘dessire’ (a hybrid of dessert and desire) and making it as part of her Instagram name. Unsurprisingly, her posts focus mainly on sweet treats, but she also takes delightful photos of tasty feasts that she shares with good friends.

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@saiileee

Saii Lee is a Hong Kong native and food blogger who knows where to go for the best Chinese and local traditional cuisine. If you want to know where to find the best Peking duck or the tastiest egg-and-minced-beef sandwich, he’s the one to follow.

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@littlefthunter

This feed looks like the daily culinary diary of a Hong Kong native. Much to our delight, this Instagrammer rates taste, atmosphere, service and the overall experience at every restaurant on a five-point scale.

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@yewwooi

Jeff Law is a Malaysian based in Hong Kong who frequently travel between the two places and captures all the quality time he spends with food. We love how all of his photos seem to tell a story; whether it’s about best friends catching up over ice cream or a barista making coffee for the first time, it’s always intriguing to imagine the plot behind the photo.

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@hkfoodsnob

This account isn’t for the healthy eaters out there, but if you’re a fan of big flavours and culinary indulgences that are marinated, fried, grilled or occasionally raw, you’ll very much enjoy scrolling through all the mouthwatering food posts in this feed.

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@eilxrrr

Matching her sweet personality, Elileen’s Instagram posts are very feminine and pretty. Her images are often beautifully styled and photographed, offering her followers a visual feast that leaves us wanting more.

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@kellyforyou

From ice cream-filled pineapple buns to bacon donuts and Japanese shaved-ice desserts to classic Champagne tea, Kelly’s posts focus on delightful treats you can enjoy any time of day.

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@hkfoodlover

This food lover features cheap eats you can find all over Hong Kong. For those of you who like street food or just want to break free from the expat zone, you might want to start checking out these hidden gems featured on this account.

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@gutakesworld

Born and raised in New York City, Vivian Gu now lives in Hong Kong and is busy taking in all the deliciousness she can find. Follow her to partake in her culinary discoveries around town.

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@foodandtravelhk

We suspect Gloria Chung has an artistic gene, because her posts are so captivating; in the way she arranges and styles the photos, highlighting the unique elements of each dish, each image looks and feels almost like an art piece.

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@e_ting

Janice Leung Hayes is an independent food writer whose work frequently appears in a wide range of publications. In addition to her deep love of food, she is also passionate about giving back to the earth by promoting responsible eating via her food-sustainability platform, Honestly Green.

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@dimsumdiaries

With more than five years of posts, Ale Greenwood is another food blogger in Hong Kong who arrived early on the scene. She remains active and passionate to this day, sharing with us her daily food discoveries in the form of a diary.

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@yuirene

With a belief that delicious food brings positivity in life, Irene shares a lot of tasty light snacks and sweets every local Hong Konger would most certainly love.

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@cray4food

Co-managed by five foodies from Hong Kong, United Kingdom and Shanghai who also frequently travel, this account will surely satisfy a wide variety of food cravings.