60 Best Chicago Food Blogs and Websites

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Here are 60 Best Chicago Food Blogs you should follow in 2023

1. Eater Chicago

Eater Chicago Chicago, Illinois, US
The Chicago Restaurant, Bar, and Nightlife Blog. Food news and dining guides for Chicago. Eater Chicago avails vivid cuisines present all around the world.
Also in Chicago Things To-Do & Travel Blogs
109.2K 95.5K 181.4K 4 posts / week Get Email Contact More

2. Chicago Food Magazine

Chicago Food Magazine Chicago, Illinois, US
Chicago Food Magazine explores Chicago's growing restaurant population and also updates Delicious and delectable delicacies every day.
Also in Food Magazines
36.6K 13.2K 67.2K 5 posts / month Get Email Contact More

3. A Beautiful Plate

A Beautiful Plate Chicago, Illinois, US
A Beautiful Plate is a seasonal food blog dedicated to simplifying the art of cooking. Whether it's through cooking guides and how-to's, artful plating, or delicious recipes, this blog sparks inspiration and creativity in your kitchen!
38.2K 2.8K 38.5K 1 post / month Mar 2010 Get Email Contact More

4. Del's cooking twist

Del's cooking twist Chicago, Illinois, US
Hi, I'm Del! Originally from France, I lived in Stockholm, Chicago, and I now call Vancouver my home Del's cooking twist is a food blog focusing on healthy flexitarian recipes & comfort food.
51.4K 1.3K 18.6K 1 post / day Get Email Contact More

5. The Kittchen

The Kittchen Chicago, Illinois, US
The Kittchen features inexpensive, quick, and healthy recipes, and Chicago restaurant reviews. Brought to you by the author of The Gourmet Grilled Cheese Cookbook Kit Graham.
5.7K 8K 44.9K 6 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

6. Smile Sandwich

Smile Sandwich Chicago, Illinois, US
Jordan is a recipe blogger and creator of Smile Sandwich, which she sometimes refers to as simply 'The Sammich.' She loves cooking with local, seasonal ingredients at home and exploring Chicago's restaurant scene.
1.9K 408 4.9K 6 posts / year Get Email Contact More

7. The Tasty World

The Tasty World Chicago, Illinois, US
I am Tina M. Knapp originally from West Virginia and now live in Chicago. I have been a chef for eight years. Cooking has become a hobby for me. The Tasty World is a gourmet kitchen store, I strive on providing best coffee grinder, best mini rice cooker, best Japanese rice cookers, quality stainless kitchenware, cookware, and more cooking products at an affordable price through my website.
11 5 posts / week Get Email Contact More

8. Diethood

Diethood Chicago, Illinois, US
Diethood Covers easy, healthy, mouth-watering recipes you can enjoy without feeling like you're on a diet! Diethood is a food blog by Katerina - a cookie-maker, baker-faker, food-taker, and picture-taker.
Also in Diet Blogs
1.1M 10.5K 70.3K 3 posts / week Get Email Contact More

9. Love and Lemons

Love and Lemons Chicago, Illinois, US
Healthy, vegetarian recipes and seasonal cooking tips from Jeanine Donofrio, writer of The Love and Lemons Cookbook. The blog also covers vegetarian recipes, gluten-free recipes, and vegan recipes. Jeanine Donofrio is a recipe developer and author of two bestselling cookbooks, The Love & Lemons Cookbook and Love & Lemons Every Day. Her veggie-centric recipes celebrate how nourishing, fun, and delicious cooking with seasonal, plant-based ingredients can be.
Also in Food Blogs, Whole Foods Blogs, Cookbook Blogs, Seasonal Food Blogs
54.3K 39.8K 388K 3 posts / week Nov 2011 Get Email Contact More

10. Chicago magazine » Dining and Drinking

Chicago magazine » Dining and Drinking Chicago, Illinois, US
Produced by the city's best writers and editors, Chicago magazine offers an award-winning combination of smart service journalism and provocative narrative stories, knit together with top-notch photography and elegant design.
174.7K 267.3K 1 post / week Get Email Contact More

11. 730 Sage Street

730 Sage Street Chicago, Illinois, US
Whip up a delicious meal in minutes with our quick and easy-to-follow recipes. Find more than 100 delicious recipes your family will love, it's a perfect fit! Featuring family recipes you'll love like roasts, casseroles, and easy one-pan meals. Plus air fryer snacks, appetizers, and quick meals for the whole family. I'm Kim, the founder, recipe creator, and voice behind 730 Sage Street. This all started back in 2008 when I posted my recipe. Today, I have over a decade of experience and continue developing and creating recipes designed to make preparing and cooking food enjoyable.
5.9K 41.3K 4 posts / week Get Email Contact More

12. Chicago Like a Local Blog » Dining

Chicago Like a Local Blog » Dining Chicago, Illinois, US
Find out the must-visit places for dining and best food experiences in Chicago. Choose Chicago is the official destination marketing organization for Chicago, Illinois. Our mission is to bring regional, national, and international business and leisure visitors to Chicago for the economic benefit of the city.
441.5K 100.7K 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

13. The Chopping Block Blog

The Chopping Block Blog Chicago, Illinois, US
The Chopping blog shares recipes, cooking tips, and techniques for favorite carvings and travel adventures. The Chopping Block is Chicago's largest recreational cooking school and gourmet retail store, offers guests a large slate of demonstration and hands-on classes, as well as wine classes, private cooking parties, and corporate team building events
11.8K 5.5K 2 posts / week Get Email Contact More

14. Bits & Bites » Experiencing life one bite at a time

Bits & Bites » Experiencing life one bite at a time Chicago, Illinois, US
Katie Kelly is a 24-year-old social media manager, and cooker/baker/blogger by night bouncing between Chicago and the south burbs. Katie feels cooking isn't a chore if you love what you cook. here you'll find the perfect balance of recipes you are looking for.
413 631 3.7K 8 posts / month Get Email Contact More

15. Chicago Foodie Sisters Blog

Chicago Foodie Sisters Blog Chicago, Illinois, US
Keep up with the adventures of two food-loving sisters and their niece, Kelly, as they share their culinary adventures. We like them for the wide variety of restaurants and events they report on, from the uber fancy to wear-your-flip-flops casual and, they're as friendly as they come
Also in Chicago Mom Blogs
1.7K 2 posts / week Jul 2011 Get Email Contact More

16. Bake and Destroy

Bake and Destroy Chicago, Illinois, US
Bake and Destroy punches you in the face with vegan recipes and cruelty free product reviews! This is a vegan police-free zone. Hi, I'm Natalie. I live in Chicago with my husband Tony, our son Teno and two little dogs, Lulu and Flapjack. I started Bake and Destroy in 2006 while on while on maternity leave. In a previous life I worked as a baker while I studied journalism in college, so food blogging seemed like a good way to combine all the stuff I like.
15.6K 15.8K 2 posts / month Get Email Contact More

17. Greater Chicago Food Depository Blog

Greater Chicago Food Depository Blog Chicago, Illinois, US
Our blog aims to inform, uplift and inspire our allies in the mission to end hunger. Follow along with new and noteworthy developments as we work to end hunger. Find the latest news updates and press releases from the Food Depository here. The Greater Chicago Food Depository is Chicago's food bank. We provide food and hope for Chicago and Cook County. Find food and get involved.
Also in Food Bank Blogs, Hunger Blogs
40.3K 15.1K 2 posts / month Oct 2010 Get Email Contact More

18. Make It Like a Man!

Make It Like a Man! Chicago, Illinois, US
I am Jeff the Chef. Explore my Recipes and Reviews, Recklessly Declaimed. I like to find ways to use on-hand ingredients. I also cook from recipes and spend a lot of time searching for good ones. My interest in cooking stems from an even stronger interest in eating good food; dining out is part of my regular diet. Make It Like a Man stems from those three things.
Also in Men's Cooking Blogs
315 124 1 post / week Get Email Contact More

19. Steve Dolinsky Blog

Steve Dolinsky Blog Chicago, Illinois, US
Stay up to date on the latest news, videos and events. Steve Dolinsky is a food reporter based in Chicago providing best places to eat in Chicago along with recipes and food guides.
12.9K 25.9K 1 post / year Get Email Contact More

20. Stuck On Sweet

Stuck On Sweet Chicago, Illinois, US
I'm Jessica Erin and I am the recipe developer, photographer, and writer behind stuckonsweet.com! You will find a little of everything including healthy meals, comfort food, and my favorite - sweets.
7.2K 980 1 post / quarter Get Email Contact More

21. Lake Shore Lady

Lake Shore Lady Chicago, Illinois, US
Step by step recipes & cooking videos for the food lovers. Personal style & shopping tips for the fashion obsessed. Brought to you from the Windy City.
5.4K 2.6K 54.4K 1 post / week Get Email Contact More

22. Eat The Burbs

Eat The Burbs Chicago, Illinois, US
Explore the food and restaurant guide of Chicago suburbs. Find best places to eat everything from street food to fine dining experiences. Eat The Burbs is a Suburban blog by Rachell, a mom of boys living in yoga pants, obsessed with food, restaurants, wine, travel and Instagram.
12.1K 9.9K 2 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

23. Sky Full of Bacon Blog

Sky Full of Bacon Blog Chicago, Illinois, US
Explore Michael Gebert's blog about food in Chicago and the Midwest. Sky Full of Bacon is the podcasts (video and audio) and blog of Michael Gebert, James Beard Award-winning food video producer and writer, final editor of the late Grub Street Chicago and contributor to the Chicago Reader, Chicago Sun-Times, Time Out Chicago, Serious Eats, Saveur.com and other publications.
549 6K 1 post / quarter Get Email Contact More

24. Proud Italian Cook

Proud Italian Cook Chicago, Illinois, US
Besides creating recipes I enjoy sharing local food finds here in Chicagoland, my favorite restaurants and hidden treasures that I frequent, my favorite gadgets and kitchen musts that work for me. I'm Marie, a wife, mother, mother-in-law, and gramma of two beautiful girls. My passion is food, clear and simple but especially Italian food, hence the name of my blog, Proud Italian Cook.
25.9K 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

25. Kate the baker

Kate the baker Chicago, Illinois, US
Welcome to Kate the Baker where you will find approachable recipes that you can easily make at home for you and your family. My mission is to bring life to amazing food and recipes with a few tips and humorous stories (and a few swears) about life with a big, loud and crazy family. My recipes are accessible, adaptable and designed for any home cook to prepare and enjoy.
1.2K 2 posts / week Get Email Contact More

26. Catering by Michaels Blog

Catering by Michaels Blog Chicago, Illinois, US
Welcome to a chronicle of our creative and passionate journey! Here you will find ideas and inspiration, unique recipes, event recaps, tips, and so much more. Since 1980, Catering by Michaels has created countless unforgettable experiences for weddings, corporate events and social gatherings in and around Chicago. We believe that catering is more than just food on a plate; it's about building a relationship with you, understanding your personal style, and delivering an unforgettable experience for you and your guests.
Also in Catering Blogs
7.8K 1.3K 4.7K 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

27. Pilot Light Blog

Pilot Light Blog Chicago, Illinois, US
Through our Feeding Minds blog, we provide engaging content weekly that connects our audience to all things food; Bon appétit! Pilot Light's mission is to support students as they learn and advocate for informed choices by bridging the lessons they learn in their classrooms to the foods on their lunch trays, at home, and in their communities.
2.5K 1.2K 4 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

28. Chicago Food Policy Action Council Blog

Chicago Food Policy Action Council Blog Chicago, Illinois, US
Stay up to date with the latest news and updates from the council along with updates and schedules of events. CFPAC facilitates the development of responsible policies that improve access for Chicago residents to culturally appropriate, nutritionally sound, and affordable food that is grown through environmentally sustainable practices.
2.9K 1.3K 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

29. Chicago Loves Panini

Chicago Loves Panini Chicago, Illinois, US
This is the perfect place to find recipes inspired by different cultures, and to read great stories. Cooking and writing have never looked better together! My name is Michaela and I have a passion for writing and an appetite for cooking. I love to tell stories about foods, cultures, and people - and I love to eat!
132 734 2 posts / quarter Get Email Contact More

30. Lottie + Doof

Lottie + Doof Chicago, Illinois, US
Chicago-based food/recipe blog focusing on baking and the politics of food. When I started Lottie Doof, back in 2008, I had no idea it would be come such an important part of my life. I started blogging as an outlet for what had become an increasingly serious obsession with cooking, hosting, and the politics of food.
1 post / week Get Email Contact More

31. Chicago Waffles Blog

Chicago Waffles Blog Chicago, Illinois, US
Welcome to Chicago Waffles. Check out our blog for the latest news and stories of all things breakfast. Chicago Waffles has been serving up the breakfast of champions for years, along with a five-star brunch and lunch menu.
2.4K 116 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

32. Plus Size in Chicago Blog

Plus Size in Chicago Blog Chicago, Illinois, US
Plus Size in Chicago embraced being a foodie and began exploring restaurants and other hot spots in Chicago and beyond. Angela spotlights foods and drinks at popular restaurants and shares recipes of her favorite meals. Owned and operated by Angela Vaughn, Plus Size in Chicago was launched in January 2017, and highlighted non-diversity and exclusion towards the plus-size community in everyday normal activities.
1.1K 2 posts / week Get Email Contact More

33. Ann Marie On The Shore » Recipes

Ann Marie On The Shore » Recipes Chicago, Illinois, US
Follow my recipes and food reviews in this section. My name is Ann Marie Scheidler. I'm a pearl-loving yogi with a thing for travel, a weakness for beautiful bags, and a passion for storytelling. On Ann Marie On The Shore, I'll be sharing my wellness journey, go-to recipes, style favorites, and my love for Chicago's North Shore.
28 posts / year Get Email Contact More

34. Sabri Nihari Blog

Sabri Nihari Blog Chicago, Illinois, US
Explore various scrumptious Pakistani dishes, history and more in the blog. Sabri Nihari restaurant is the best Pakistani restaurant in Chicago that opened its doors to the lovely people of Chicago in 1996 to offer delicious Pakistani cuisine.
40.8K 7 posts / year Get Email Contact More

35. Chitown Vegan

Chitown Vegan Chicago Heights, Illinois, US
Chitown Vegan shares easy plant-based recipes, product review realness, vegan-friendly restaurant recommendations, and much more.
573 185 2 posts / month Get Email Contact More

36. Chicago Food Truck Hub Blog

Chicago Food Truck Hub Blog Chicago, Illinois, US
Chicago Food Truck Hub's Events & Insights blog is your source for everything related to food trucks and event planning, offering a wide variety of event services. Check back for weekly-ish posts, which we will also post on social media. Chicago Food Truck Hub's mission is to provide clients with end-to-end event management services in an approachable manner while featuring Chicago's best food & event partners, implemented in a seamless manner.
3.4K 3 posts / year Get Email Contact More

37. Chefdruck

Chefdruck Chicago, Illinois, US
Find food reviews and recipes from Chicago and France. Vanessa Druckman is a French foodie mom recipe writer living in Chicago. She has been writing her food, family and travel lifestyle blog for over a decade.
6.7K Get Email Contact More

38. Blissful Basil | Healthy Plant-Based Vegan Recipes & Wellness Tips

Blissful Basil | Healthy Plant-Based Vegan Recipes & Wellness Tips Chicago, Illinois, US
Browse plant-based vegan recipes and wellness tips that will unearth vibrancy, health and happiness in your daily life!
Also in Plant Based Food Blogs
15.5K 2K 35.8K Get Email Contact More

39. West of the Loop

West of the Loop Chicago, Illinois, US
I am Emily. An Ivy League-educated lawyer turned food writer, I bring passion, a sharp intellect, and attention to detail to my globally-inspired Jewish and Mediterranean cuisine. Find scratch cooking for weeknight dinners and special occasions; DIY kitchen projects and restaurant reviews.
Also in Illinois Mom Blogs
1.1K 2.5K 2K 1 post / year Get Email Contact More

40. The Chopping Block Cooking Blog

The Chopping Block Cooking Blog Chicago, Illinois, US
Visit our blog for recipes, cooking tips and techniques as well as our staff's favorite eats and travel adventures. Chicago's premiere recreational cooking school and gourmet retail store offers guests a large slate of demonstration, hands-on and virtual cooking, wine and spirits classes, as well as private cooking parties and corporate team building events.
11.8K 5.5K 30 posts / year Get Email Contact More

41. Chicago foodie girl

Chicago foodie girl Chicago, Illinois, US
Chicago foodie girl is about food & adventure in the Windy City and beyond.
1.7K 3.4K 39.9K Get Email Contact More

42. Fab Food Chicago

Fab Food Chicago Chicago, Illinois, US
Fab Soo Park. Fab Appetite. Living the Fab Food Life. Restaurant Reviews, Recipes, Chef Interviews, and more.
4.5K 1.6K 80.4K Sep 2015 Get Email Contact More

43. BALANCED BABE » Whole Food Healthy Recipes

BALANCED BABE » Whole Food Healthy Recipes Chicago, Illinois, US
Sarah Baker is a certified holistic nutrition and health coach, motivational speaker, certified business consultant, and founder of the Balanced Babe brand.
3.4K 10.2K 10.8K Jul 2016 Get Email Contact More

44. Bunny and Brandy's Brunchtime Blog

Bunny and Brandy's Brunchtime Blog Chicago, Illinois, US
Bunny and Brandy are two friends who lives in Chicago and are Chicago's foremost brunch experts
391 868 3.2K Get Email Contact More

45. Anti Foodie » A Picky Eater

Anti Foodie » A Picky Eater Chicago, Illinois, US
You'll find restaurant reviews, tips on making food at home, and anything else related to food (and sometimes drinks). Follow me as I venture into the world of strange foods and fancy restaurants around Chicago, I am the opposite of a foodie, I am an Antifoodie.
348 147 1.8K Get Email Contact More

46. Chic Food » Food

Chic Food » Food Chicago, Illinois, US
Your guide to clean, delicious, healthy and unprocessed eating and superfood guides along with hip Chicago food and Restaurant Guides and reviews. The Chic is a modern lifestyle website with a focus on sustainability, entrepreneurship, diversity, design, innovation, parenting, food & wellness.
7.4K 628 1 post / year Get Email Contact More

47. Living Life Less Ordinary

Living Life Less Ordinary Chicago, Illinois, US
My name is Suzie, and welcome to my blog, Living Life Less Ordinary. I started this as a place to share the things I am most passionate about including fashion, beauty, health, home decor, food, and travel.
Also in Chicago Lifestyle Blogs
13.9K 1 post / year Get Email Contact More

48. Here Here Market Blog

Here Here Market Blog Chicago, Illinois, US
The Here Here Market culinary blog features chef spotlights, recipe ideas, restaurant recommendations, and so much more. We created this local food blog to highlight everything we love about the world of culinary talent so we can share it with you! If you're looking for a dining and cooking blog that covers diverse topics, people, and places, you've come to the right place. Here Here Market is a boutique marketplace for true food enthusiasts and a launchpad for the next generation of culinary talent.
363 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

49. Chicago Alphabet Soup

Chicago Alphabet Soup Chicago, Illinois, US
Chicago Alphabet Soup is a food blog with delicious food recipes in Chicago. Gino Williams review's, recommend's the best restaurant's in Chicago and share's some amazing mouth-watering recipes.
2.1K 828 5 posts / year Get Email Contact More

50. The Scrounge

The Scrounge Chicago, Illinois, US
Welcome! I'm Jenna, the foodie behind The Scrounge. Simply put, I love food and everything about it eating it, cooking it, learning about it, analyzing it, talking about it, and how it brings people together. That's why I decided to create a place where I can share all of what I love and learn about food. I hope you are inspired by my Scrounges and learn that cooking doesn't need to be complicated and can be healthy and taste delicious at the same time!
179 1 post / month Get Email Contact More

51. Grace Goudie

Grace Goudie Chicago, Illinois, US
Grace Goudie teaches restaurant-inspired recipes and professional chef techniques. She is a professional restaurant & classically trained chef aiming to share composed but not complicated cooking, restaurant inspired recipes and chef techniques to try at home.
678 6 posts / year Get Email Contact More

52. Chicago Southland Foodies Blog

Chicago Southland Foodies Blog Chicago, Illinois, US
You'll read about product finds, trending ingredients, global cuisines, and also the business side of the culinary industry. Hi, I'm Gayle. I love good food. High brow (read: gourmet or fine dining), low brow (read: fast food or QSR) and everything in between. Over the past ten years, I have had various food related blogs. Chicago Southland Foodies is the latest one.
11 posts / year Get Email Contact More

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Chicago Food Bloggers

Top Authors, Journalists, and Publishers covering Chicago Food. Get Spreadsheet.
Blogger Name Email Blog Link Total Blog Posts
Naomi Waxman chicago.eater.com 166
Aimee Levitt chicago.eater.com 162
Ashok Selvam chicago.eater.com 162
Katerina Petrovska diethood.com 148
Jeanine Donofrio loveandlemons.com 128
Delphine Fortin delscookingtwist.com 80
Katie Kelly bitsandbitesblog.com 70
Lauren lakeshorelady.com 61
Jeff the Chef makeitlikeaman.com 50
Plant-based Tamika chitownvegan.com 45
Jenna Johnson thescroungelife.com 43
Marie prouditaliancook.com 31
Kit thekittchen.com 28
Laura abeautifulplate.com 25
Chitown Vegan chitownvegan.com 23
Megan Bennett chicagosfoodbank.org/blog 20
MickyN chicagolovespanini.com 19
Samantha Nelson chicago.eater.com 18
Katerina diethood.com 13
Lynette Smith chicagomag.com/dining-drinking 12
Phoebe Moore loveandlemons.com 11
Mandy Hamilton chicagosfoodbank.org/blog 9
Sarah Steimer chicagomag.com/dining-drinking 8
Ann Marie Scheidler annmarieontheshore.com/category/recipes 8
Brenda Storch chicago.eater.com 8
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