The Jakarta Post
Explore different café ambiances and indulge in different fusion cuisines virtually by following these food Instagrammers. (Shutterstock/-)
With Jakarta’s traffic a constant demotivation to go on a food hunt around the city, we have a list of foodie Instagrammers to follow so that you can discover new restaurants, explore different café ambiances and indulge in different fusion cuisines.
With 185,000 followers as of June, Julia and Marius are probably the king and queen of the Jakarta food blogger world. Five years ago, spurred on by their love for food and travel, this couple started their food blog to document their adventures. On top of top-notch photography skills, @anakjajan conveniently includes the restaurant name and location in the caption of their posts, and, if you’re lucky, the promo deals offered by the restaurants.
(Read also: 10 local travelers to follow on Instagram)
Starting in October 2012, this foodie-photographer passionate young man has been a helpful source of daily food inspirations to his 134,000 followers. Stainislaus Hans Danial, or Hans as he is called, alternates his posts between mouthwatering one-line-quote food posts and longer feature posts on newly opened restaurants. Lucky for us, Hans often includes certain items from the menu to give us a pro’s suggestion on the foods we should try.
For those who wish to explore new cuisines and try new restaurants, Mullie Marline’s account is one not to miss. Aside from restaurant references and menu recommendations, she also includes occasional personal recipes and travel posts for her followers to keep updated with her food adventures.
What happens when a medical student is in love with food? The Hungry Doctor. The alias of Verdi D. Tanu, this Instagrammer keeps his posts mostly local, featuring Jakarta-based restaurants or those in nearby areas. Believing that the best cure for anything is food, he is always active in posting pictures, sometimes the simplest ones that we might overlook.
His seemingly effortless aesthetic Instagram posts are sure to enchant your eyes and tickle your taste buds as you scroll through snapshots of Jiewa Vieri’s food adventures. His posts rarely mention recommendations at the restaurant but that just allows us to take a dive into what the place has to offer. Jiewa also takes his food journey abroad and always keeps his post captions short and simple. (sab/kes)
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