10 Food Writers to Follow on Twitter

Food has gotten big. From celebrity chefs to cooking shows, food has permeated our lives in more places than the kitchen table. Today, people are interested in what makes it into their mouths in whole new ways. One of the biggest ways is through Twitter, where food critics and writers are tweeting up a healthy serving of informative, comical and down-right mouthwatering tweets.

While your friends may fill up your feed with their amateur brunch photos, sometimes it’s still good to turn to the professionals. Check out these 10 food critics and food writers on Twitter that are worth following to stay up on your Foodie game. We give you the gammut from the big-name heavyweights to some up-and-comers you should keep your eye on.

Followers: 167,000

Ruth Reichl revolutionized the New York Times Food section with her damning reviews of gilded establishments like Le Cirque and placement of Korean "street food" on the front page of the food section. If you want to be seduced by a poetic set of delectable adjectives that will make you feel like you're floating on cloud of fondant, look no further than her Twitter stream.

With her signature voice, Reichl puts as much eloquence into 140 characters as she does in her longest reviews. Her best tweets come complete with her personal recipes and careful instructions on Gilt Taste. Our favorite? Her recent recipe for garlic bread. Read More

Posted on July 19, 2012 and filed under Social Media.