Rachel Behlmann

The Most Photogenic Foods in Chicago According to Instagram

Posted on February 22, 2018

Ready to make all your friends jealous?

If you find yourself in Chicago, we found the perfect Instagram picture opportunities for you. Next time you're feeling hungry and ready for some flashy food check out our list below and you won't be disappointed.



River North -- 100 West Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60610

That's right, dip that crunchy fry into that warm cheese sauce.

Welcome to my show and tell.


Aha Crepe

Park West -- 2435 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614

You're literally laughing in your followers' faces with this one and I love it.

Let the aesthetics come to you. I did the searching for you. You're welcome.

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Wicker Park -- 1501 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

Like, do you even know what this is? I don't, but your friends will think it's fancy AF.

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What are you doing with a pineapple, you fineapple? Get that neon pic!


Lou Malnati's

South Loop -- 805 S State St, Chicago, IL 60605

A moment, please. It's time to appreciate the art of deep dish pizza.

Just pack as much food as possible into one photo.


Public House

River North -- 400 N State St, Chicago, IL 60654

"Is that an entire slice of cake...on top of a damn milkshake?" Yup.

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The ooey gooey mac and cheese that never stops being amazing in every shot.

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The Purple Pig

Magnificent Mile -- 500 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

Get your expensive friends drooling with this one.

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Just look at that...BONE?! Yeah...what is happening?



West Town -- 832 W Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60607

That's right, pack it in. Put everything in my ice cream. Yup, I'll take that, too.

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Might as well throw a donut on my straw and cereal on another donut.

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Magnificent Mile -- 101 E Erie St, Chicago, IL 60611

Yeah, you bougie. AND LOVING IT.

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It's all about the useless crumb placement.

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Cheesie's Pub & Grill

Lake View -- 958 West Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60657

Y'all. Please order everything from this menu. It's god damn cheese. CHEESE.

If you take a photo of tots, I will come running...to finish them.

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Cone Gourmet Ice Cream

Near West Side -- 1047 W Madison St, Chicago, IL 60607

Ooo she pretty. Perfect for a bright theme and a sassy attitude (and a hungry appetite).

Sometimes you just have a little more to love.



Gold Coast -- 730 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611


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Yuzu Sushi & Robata Grill

East Village -- 1751 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

For those hipster Instagrammers who think they found the next cool spot, you're welcome.


Featured image by @YuzuChicago