The Best Food Instagrams in St. Louis This Week: January 7 to 13


Brunch at Olio. | Instagram/@coffeesundays

We've said it before, and we'll say it again: Instagram was practically made for pictures of food. Gut Check has rounded up our favorite foodie accounts in St. Louis, but there are so many cool photos every week, we wanted to share what St. Louis' best chefs, bartenders and eaters are Instagramming. If you see a good one, send it to us!

See also: The Best Food Instagrams in St. Louis This Week: December 31 to January 6

1. Choctopus at Strange Donuts

Our inner seven-year-old just lost her mind.

The return of Choctopus

A photo posted by Strange Donuts (@strangedonuts) on

2. Brunch at Olio

This photo is seriously everything brunch should be. We want to live inside it.

3. Valentine's Day cookies at Pastaria

It gives us major anxiety that we are even talking about Valentine's Day so early, but these cookies are pretty cute.

Valentine's Day sneak peek @PastariaSTL....

A photo posted by NICHE FOOD GROUP (@nichefoodgroup) on

4. Macarons at La Patisserie Chouquette

We never, ever get tired of these.

Come and get your Mac on! #lapatisseriechouquette open til 2pm!

A photo posted by chouquettestl (@chouquettestl) on

5. Peru Chilchos at Kuva Coffee

If only every morning began like this.

6. Smoked wings at Bolyard's Meat & Provisions

Could this be the next big thing?

I'm done with hot wings. Smoked wings only from now on.

A photo posted by Spencer Pernikoff (@whiskeyandsoba) on

7. Cauliflower po' boy at Lulu's Local Eatery

Vegans don't have to miss out on the po' boy fun.

#cauliflower Po-boy! @luluslocaleatery #vegan #veganfoodporn #whatveganseat #vegansofig #vegansofinstagram #cauliflowerpower

A photo posted by Patrick J. Hurley (@vegandrunkard) on

8. Chiffon cake at the Crossing

This dessert is almost too pretty to eat.

Chiffon cake with cranberry-ginger sorbet, pistachio crisp and whip cream. Mint and raspberry sauce garnish. #fialafood #madeinhouse #dessert

A photo posted by The Crossing, Acero Ristorante (@thecrossingstl) on

9. Cauliflower vegan pizza at Pizzeoli

Seriously, cauliflower isn't messing around.

10. Braised lamb at Niche

The tiny portion only makes us want it more.

Well braised lamb

A photo posted by Bmansuniverse (@bmansuniverse) on

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