With such a thriving food scene in the Midlands, there’s no shortage of local food bloggers and influencers from across the area sharing their passion for yummy grub with their followers. Using platforms such as Instagram, Tik Tok and YouTube to share their culinary experiences, restaurant reviews and mouthwatering snaps of delicious dishes, it’s easy to see why food bloggers and influencers have become a pivotal part of the food and restaurant industries. So if you’re a food junkie looking for your next restaurant recommendation in the Midlands, then here are our top 10 picks for local food bloggers and influencers to follow in 2023.
1. Eat With Ellen (@EatWithEllen)
A food lover, a writer and a self-professed cheerleader for local businesses and brands in the Midlands, Ellen shares her foodie adventures and restaurant reviews, as she discovers some of the best places to eat across Warwickshire and Coventry.
2. Hungri.Ness (@Hungri.Ness)
From fast food to fine dining, get your tastebuds tingling with Ness, who gives her followers a taste of real-life reviews and restaurant recommendations in Coventry and Warwickshire.
3. Muddy Stilettos (@muddystilettos)
Since launching in 2011, Muddy Stilettos has generated an Instagram following of almost 40,000. A witty and realistic account, giving followers a taste of the very best food, walks and days out in the countryside. As well as a national website, Muddy Stilettos’ blog has local pages, giving readers the opportunity to explore specific areas nearby.
4. Emma and Chris (@chris.cooks.em.eats)
Follow Warwickshire-based food-loving duo Emma and Chris as they eat and drink their way across the globe, including some of the best dining spots on our doorstep.
5. What Serina Eats (@what.serina.eats)
Whether you’re looking for places to brunch, meet friends for a coffee or dine out with loved ones, follow Serina as she eats her way across Coventry and Warwickshire.
6. Ann Marie’s Food Diary (@annmariesfooddiary)
We can’t get enough of Ann Marie’s mouthwatering content. As an advocate for supporting local businesses, Leamington Spa-based Ann Marie’s social media is bursting with snapshots from restaurants scattered across the Midlands.
7. Veg Food Enthusiast (@Vegfoodenthusiast)
Boasting almost 20,000 followers, the award-winning Veg Food Enthusiast – or Katie – has discovered some of the best places to grab a vegan-friendly plate to eat in the Midlands, including meat-free roast dinners to plant-based burgers.
8. Rugby Food Reviews (@RugbyFoodReviews)
A newcomer to the food blogging community but one that needed a mention is Rugby Food Reviews. Launched by a couple who have moved from London to Rugby, this dining due is on a mission to discover the culinary gems hidden across the Warwickshire countryside.
9. Nicole Navigates (@NicoleNavigates)
The wonderful Nicole has developed a well-established guide to Northamptonshire, shining a light on local, independent businesses. From regular restaurant reviews to mouth-watering food snaps, Nicole helps her followers eat and navigate their way around Northamptonshire.
10. Midlands Foodie (@_midlands_foodie_)
Launched by 22-year-old NHS worker Daisy, Midlands Foodie dishes up some of the top places to go and eat in the county. Like the look of her pics? Be sure to check out the captions, which tend to include all the info on where to eat and what to order.
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