NYC is a haven for foodies. With over 24,000 restaurants in the city, there are certainly plenty of options for even the most finicky of eaters. But if you aren’t one to go out for a bite, there are a number of NYC based YouTubers and social media influencers that can provide you with some extra motivation for creating your own dish at home.
The YouTube duo “Brothers Green” consists of Josh and Mike Greenfield who food blog their many culinary adventures. The brothers create fun and humorous videos for their channel, where they document the variety of foods that they encounter. Additionally, they are the stars of an MTV cooking and music show. Whether they are cooking, playing music or eating, the two always seem to be having a good time.
Maangchi is a food blogger who shares recipes and photos of her Korean dishes. She publishes her content on her own website as well as on her YouTube channel. Although she only cooks Korean food, she uses her blog to engage with her audience and learn more about other cooking techniques. She also wrote a cookbook called Maangchi’s Real Korean Cooking: Authentic Dishes for the Home Cook, which was published in 2015.
Hellthy Junk Food’s website and YouTube channel was initially started by JP Lambiase to share his love for food. He and his girlfriend Julia Goolia attempt to make healthier alternatives to popular “junk foods.” They often take well-known fast food items, and create their own healthy recipes, like their take on Taco Bell’s Naked Chicken Chalupa.
Katie Quinn runs a YouTube channel, which she titles “QKatie”. She is a video journalist and food enthusiast with an active social media following. She posts a new video each week where she shares cooking advice and other accounts of her adventures. Quinn also has a published cookbook called “Avocados”.