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Want to eat a black burger in Mumbai?

Last updated on: March 17, 2017 17:55 IST

Look no further than these popular Instagram accounts.

They have an insatiable appetite.

They are known to eat breakfast and lunch like royalty.

They know some of the city's lesser-known food joints and will gladly give their Instagram followers a virtual food tour of Mumbai. 

Presenting 10 popular foodies in Mumbai who are sure to take you on a gastronomical adventure.

1. @thehungrymumbaikar 

The Hungry Mumbaikar

IMAGE: The Hungry Mumbaikar aka Rohit Haryani is a food blogger and consultant, who will introduce you to the best Mumbai has to offer when it comes to food, like this delicious juicy black bun burger (above) that he ate at Global Chaos. 
From a'naan pizza' to 'masala pav pulled apart', 'Nutella sea salt kulfi' to 'lip-smacking butter idli fry', he'll treat you to the best Mumbai has on offer.

Followers: 74,500

Photograph: Kind courtesy The Hungry Mumbaikar/Instagram  

2. @bombaybhukkad

Food porn

IMAGE: Bombay Bhukkad has the knack of making food look so tempting --  you'd want to eat as soon as you see a pic of it on Instagram. Take the case of this stunner (above)...the kanda bhaji that he found opposite an SBI Bank under the Lalbaug Flyover.
Bombay Bhukkad sticks to the local Mumbai flavour with Maharashtrian delicacies like thalipeeth (a savoury multigrain pancake), phodnicha bhaat, misal pav, poli bhaji, etc and shares his experiences eating these local delicacies in tiny hole-in-the-corner shops and stalls. He is more of the frugal foodie.   

Followers: 29,300

Photograph: Kind courtesy Bombay Bhukkad/Instagram

3. @best.of.bombay

Food porn

IMAGE: The Instagram handle says it all -- it is about the best finds in Mumbai.
If there ever was a food directory telling you about the places in Mumbai, you should be eating at, that would be the Best of Bombay. It has a little of everything -- Parle G cheesecake (above), waffles and hot chocolate, potato twisters, raspberry soda, zatar naan, etc. 
Log on to the Instagram page and you'll be lost for words. 

Followers: 61,400

Photograph: Kind courtesy Best of Bombay/Instagram

4. @branded_bawi

Branded Bawi

IMAGE: Branded Bawi aka Zenia Irani is the one who will tell you about tiny hole-in-the-corner restaurants in your neighbourhood.

A clinical audiologist and speech language pathologist by profession, Zenia's real passion is food. Her posts are all about eating, cooking and exploring new cuisines in the Maximum City.

Her Parsi influence trickles down to her Instagram page and she has introduced followers tolesser-known treats like sev tameta nu shaak (curry prepared with sev and tomato), schezwan locho (a Gujarati recipe combined with Chinese sauce) and paneer jalebi from Bhopal (yes you heard it right).

Followers: 5,704 

Photograph: Kind courtesy Branded Bawi/Instagram

5. @drinkmumbai

Drink Mumbai

IMAGE: We didn't believe it at first, but there is an Instagram page dedicated to just curating the city's best drinks.
You will find delicious drinks like the Paani Kam Kadak Cutting (above) at Chai Pe Charcha, Freak Shake at DOH All Day, raspberry soda at Kyani and Co, etc. here. It is the place for the thirsty souls to discover a new drink.  

Followers: 1,89,000

Photograph: Kind courtesy Drink Mumbai/Instagram 

6. @mumbaifoodie

Mumbai foodie

IMAGE: Their Instagram page will definitely make you hungry will pics of pretty little desserts, mouth-watering fries, amazing cheesecakes, translucent dumplings, and much more. You can call them the curator of all good food available in the city. They are the champions of street food. 

They make it easier for their followers to find the eateries mentioned by including a Google Maps location. Pretty thoughtful, isn't it. 

Followers: 2,17,000

Photograph: Kind courtesy Mumbai Foodie/Instagram

7. @mumbaifoodjunkie

Mumbai Food Junkie

IMAGE: Mumbai Food Junkie brings you the best of Aamchi Mumbai! 
From multi-cuisine restaurants to pocket-friendly food, you name it and they will keep you posted.

One look at their page, and you will be shocked to know the variety of food available in Mumbai. From strawberry and pan ice cream sandwiches to krabby pattie burgers, gulab jamun tarts to three cheese quesadillas, marshmallow cookies to brahmin idlis, the list is endless. 

Followers: 85, 800

Photograph: Kind courtesy Mumbai Food Junkie/Instagram

8. @munchymumbai

Munchy Mumbai

IMAGE: The brainchild of two students, Sagar Rupani and Parth Kothari, this account promotes homemade food. They are a hit among Mumbaikars, who constantly visit their page to get recipes of some of the delicious food that's shared. 
Now they have started chronicling their food journeys across restaurants, small food joints and lesser know eateries in Mumbai. You can discover tiny food stalls selling some tempting delicacies like the Mexican cheese panini at Raju Sandwich in Churchgate or the batata vada (above) at Prakash in Dadar.

Followers: 1,22,000

Photograph: Kind courtesy Huungry_engineer/Instagram

9. @poojadhingra

Pooja DHingra

IMAGE: She's called India's Macaron Queen for a reason.
If you love macaroons, delicious treats but with a healthy twist, and want to know where to find them in the city follow pastry chef Pooja Dhingra.
Her Instagram page will give you a glimpse of how she makes those delicious peanut butter, blueberry and raspberry macarons.

Followers: 1,04,000
Photograph: Kind courtesy Pooja Dhingra/Instagram

10. @thegobblediaries

Gobble Diaries

IMAGE: Here is a warning before you venture out to explore the The Gobble Diaries aka super foodie Aashna Jogani's Instagram page: You might fall into a food coma or might start drooling over your screen.
Either way, they promise to provide you with the best vegetarian food, trends, and offers in the city. Meat lovers, you might be tempted to say goodbye to your carnivorous days!

Hats off to Aashna for finding a baker who makes eggless macarons and a vegetarian sushi boat too! 

Followers: 36,900

Photograph: Kind courtesy The Gobble Diaries/Instagram
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