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Meet These 19 Miami Food Influencers

Dale David
Written By
Dale David
Published On
May 12, 2023
A collage of five Miami food influencers

Have your forks at the ready, everyone—you’re going to want to take a bite out of the delicious content that these Miami food influencers have to share. 

Great food is just as much a part of the Miami experience as pristine beaches, exhilarating diving sites, and warm weather. Luckily, you don’t have to play a guessing game of where to eat when you follow these food influencers in Miami!

1. Sam Schnur | @thenaughtyfork

With over 1.3 million Instagram followers, Sam Schnur is one of the most famous Florida food influencers out there, sharing unique recipes and incredible food recommendations. In 2020, she even made it onto Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list in the food and drink category. 

 Sam Shnur

2. The Hungry Post | @thehungrypost

The Hungry Post is all about holding the hands of their followers when they’re hungry and trying to figure out what to eat next in the busy city of Miami. But don’t be mistaken—they make it very clear that they “don’t review,” instead they “recommend.” 

From the best restaurants for date night in Miami to where you can get the best Mexican food, this page has all the answers.

Cerveceria La Tropical, a recommendation from The Hungry Post

3. Nico Norena | @succulentbite

Nico has got all your daily food recipes covered! This Miami food influencer launched “The Succulent Bite” in 2015. He’s since gone on to host 12 cooking segment episodes on a live television morning show for Univision’s Despierta America. 

Nico Norena also made it to Forbes30 Under 30 food and drink category in 2023.

4. Giselle Chusan | @explorewithgg

Aside from being one of the top Miami influencers in the food scene, Giselle Chusan also has a great eye for the arts. She started her own photography company right out of high school.

On social media, audiences come to her pages to discover the best restaurants in Florida. They’re also sure to find interesting travel and lifestyle snippets on her accounts. 

5. Ivie | @iviethefoodie

Where can you find the best BBQ in Miami? Or where’s the best place to watch soccer over brunch? Whatever your question, Ivie’s got the answers. Her super detailed yet bite-sized videos will give you all the info you need about the food scene in Miami. 

Ivie of @iviethefoodie

6. Giovanny Gutierrez | @chatchowtv

Giovanny went from hosting Chat Chow TV—a video podcast that goes behind the scenes with chefs—to becoming a brand ambassador for Bacardi and having his stunning work in photography featured on Eater, Zagat, Modern Luxury, Surface Magazine, Edible South Florida, and Tasting Table.

Giovanny Gutierrez

7. Miami Food Porn | @miami_foodporn

With over 326k TikTok followers, @miami_foodporn has clearly captured the hearts of the foodie community. Their goal is to encourage people to expand their horizons and step outside their culinary comfort zone. You can count on these self-proclaimed “ravenous chicks who like to dish about food” to approach reviews with “candour, personality, and humour.”

8. Cari Garcia | @fatgirlhedonist

Cari Garcia’s journey to becoming one of the top Miami food bloggers is quite an inspiring one. 

She first got into blogging back in 2010. When the pandemic hit in 2020, this single mom decided to take the leap and become a full-time food blogger. Today, she has over 217k loyal followers tuned in to her exciting content!

Cari Garcia

9. Juliana Alvarez | @miamifoodiez

@Miamifoodiez is here to bring flavours to your feed—and that encompasses the best Brazilian steakhouses, date night restaurants, and even Miami’s hidden gems.

Juliana Alvarez is out to share more than just that—you’ll also find recommendations on the best rooftop views and other fun things to do in Miami.

 Juliana Alvarez

10. Shay Spence | @theshayspence

Shay Spence is a self-proclaimed “professional eater and traveller”—and he officially makes it look like one of the coolest professions out there.

With over 1.4 million TikTok followers, this icon is among the most recognizable Miami food bloggers. You might know him for being the food editor at People magazine and a contestant on season two of Fox’s Next Level Chef.

11. Margo Wolfe | @dougheelife

Aside from being one of the most popular Miami food influencers, Margo Wolfe is also a successful entrepreneur. She’s the mastermind behind the popular Doughees, which are cooked, ready-to-eat baked cookie dough cups. 


12. Dianne and Geoff  | @miamifoodpug

Dianne and Geoff of @miamifoodpug are here to help you find your stomach’s best friend. Their food blog in Miami features the best eats, so you don’t “waste your calories and time on a bad meal.” Interestingly, this power duo doesn’t even own a pug, but they do feature a side of this adorable breed of dog in their content every now and then.

A food post from #miamifoodpug featuring a dish from @fratesi_pizza

13. Nicholas Pena | @thefoode

Born and raised in Miami, Nicholas Pena knows this incredible place like the back of his hand—you definitely want to take recommendations from him.

Also, you don’t want to miss out on his incredible giveaways. They’re usually some really cool gift certificates you can use at the finest restaurants.

A post by @thefoode featuring a steak dish from @plateamiami

14. Miami’s @BestFoodFeed | @bestfoodmiami

@Bestfoodmiami is a community organization that’s dedicated to “feeding you the best food.” In a nutshell, it’s powered by the foodie communities online and compiles the best content for you all in one place. Super convenient, right?

Pasta AL’ARAGOSTA from @lafontanaristorante

15. Leslie | @treatyoselfeverywhere

If there’s one principle that Leslie wants you to live by, it’s that you should “treat yoself everywhere” —we honestly couldn’t agree more!

But exactly where should Miami foodies be stopping by to pamper their tummy? Enter Leslie with her honest and detailed reviews. And of course, treating yourself isn’t just about food; it’s about travel too. Look forward to that type of content from her, too! 

16. Augusto Cesar Hernandez | @foodandula

Augusto Cesar Hernandez’s cheerful and energetic personality might win you over even more than his excellent food reviews! Of all the South Florida food bloggers, he might be your best guide as you explore the local scene because you’ll never be bored!

Augusto Cesar Hernandez

17. George Arango | @mr.eats305

They don’t call him “Mr. Eats” for no reason. His goal is to help all people, locals and tourists alike, find great food and events to experience throughout the city. 

Aside from being one of the most well-loved Miami food influencers, George is also a talented DJ whose love for music is more than evident in his content! 

text George Arango

18. Eater Miami | @eatermiami

This Miami food blog is part of the renowned “Eater” brand, a digital media company launched in 2005 dedicated to covering the food and dining culture in 23 cities across the US.

The Eater brand has won numerous awards, including 11 James Beard Awards, three American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) Awards, and five New York Emmys. You can expect to see only the best content by the best on @eatermiami!

 A blog post from Eater Miami about the 12 essential restaurants in the Miami Design District

19. Paola Bermudo | @foodsmiami

Rounding out our list of food influencers in Miami is Paola Bermudo—she’s apparently “eating her way through life.” Isn’t that the best way to live?

In addition to being a talented content creator, she’s also a social media manager equipped with next-level skills that truly make her amazing work stand out.

Fruity Pebbles French Toast from @bistrocaferest posted by @foodsmiami

Feed Your Brand with Winning Marketing Strategies

If your goal is to capture the attention of the foodie community, then influencer marketing is the way to go. Restaurants that work with influencers are eager to partner with these personalities and promote their businesses on their platforms.

Here at The Influence Agency, we can connect you with top Miami food influencers—and those from other cities across North America—to launch a winning campaign in social spaces. We’re a team of trailblazers who know what ingredients are needed to earn a second look.

Contact us now to start feeding your brand with innovative strategies.



  • Dale David

    Dale David is a Content Writer at The Influence Agency. She's also a sneaker-wearing, guitar-playing, light wash denim-clad, pizza-munching, proud European '90s baby.

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  • Dale David

    Dale David is a Content Writer at The Influence Agency. She's also a sneaker-wearing, guitar-playing, light wash denim-clad, pizza-munching, proud European '90s baby.

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