25 Top Food Blogs

A look at the world's most popular food blogs


Food newsletters, recipes, TV cooking competition recaps, new burgers and pizzas to devour, and old favorites to celebrate. Gordon Ramsay has not one, but two shows on primetime, and Food Network recently launched a brand new channel. Technorati lists 12,489 food blogs — there's perhaps more food writing now than ever. It's part of the reason some are speculating that food is the next bubble. But when you look at the number of people reading all this food writing, trading recipes, and gaping at some of the gorgeous food photography out there, it's hard to believe this online interest in food is going anywhere anytime soon.

Amidst all this online eating, shutter clicking, and typing, there are some clear winners, bloggers whose sites everyone else compulsively measures their stats against. Who are the leaders in the field, from a quantitative standpoint? What are the 25 top food blogs online today? 

In order to determine this, The Daily Meal's editorial team waded through no fewer than 13 "Best Of" lists that named more than 130 food blogs and looked at the results in tandem with Google page rankings. Then the team averaged the number of unique visitors throughout the past year using Compete.com's monthly statistics. 

Many sites won't surprise you. Near the top: Serious Eats, 101 Cookbooks, and Simply Recipes. While stalwarts of the gastrorati like Eater and Grub Street were on the list, it might surprise you to see them below Smitten Kitchen and Cake Wrecks. Similarly, for all the love out there for sweets, and seeking out the next big dessert trend, it's surprising too that renowned blogger and author, David Lebovitz didn't rank higher, and that Dorie Greenspan didn't make the cut at all. So who did make the list?

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I have recently started a video recipe blog called appreciatetaste.com Visit me if you get a chance, until then keep up the great work.

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Philippine pili nuts from the Bicol region in the Philippines is a great Filipino or Philippines food orsnack. Pili nuts are very healthy and nutritious indeed, being a source of energy, potassium and iron.They also have protein, dietary fiber / fibre, and calcium as well as monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats.  I know they have no cholesterol, no trans fat, and the unsalted ones have no sodium. What is great about the pili nut snack or treat is that they are so crisp, rich, and delicious.

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New blog about food: viesi.blogspot.com
Just select Your language and enjoy!

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All looking great. how can i include my Indian cooking website in this sort of awards my address is

http://indianrecipeking.com

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one of my favorite websites is zipsauce.com The weather has been so nice in the Chicago suburb area so we took out the grill last night and grilled up some steaks no seasoning, just right on there! Made a topping sauce called Zipsauce first found it on the website (zipsauce.com) then was thrilled to find it at the local market. It;s simple, I melted the butter about a quarter stick in a small pot then added about 1 n half cups of Zip Sauce, let it warm up in then poured it right on top of the steaks. It melts in you mouth!

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All Of Posts Are Awesome......! Really Admirable.....! I have seen most of the data about foods which are too necessary to our lives......!

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I forgot to mention I am also starting weight loss holidays blog.

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Hardly surprising to see some of these on the list. Cake wreck i love that site!

I'm looking to start a diet meals to your door blog.

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Nice article! I really love food and I know more and more people are interested in trying new food, check out this site with various foods you may have never even heard of before! http://www.musttryfood.com/

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http://cookbooklove.blogspot.com/
I really enjoy this one, heard she is writing a book too.

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As CT residents, my husband and I use the online magazine Connecticut Food & Wine (www.ctfoodandwine.com) they usually catch great local spots that the larger publications like NY Times or the Courant either don't cover or miss altogether!

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Really a big deal to cook like a genius... very much appreciable...! :P
Hats off to you my friend... That is why I prefer junkfood... bcz it is easy to eat at least...!!!
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Love, love, love the delectable food and evocative words by these two Indian foodies steeped in kitchen poetry! Have tried many of their recipes and they're absolutely fabulous!

http://tadkapasta.wordpress.com

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Great list. Love looking at what's out there, as there are so many great sites. Give www.NoRecipeRequired.com a try some time. Lots of video content and a focus on explaining the techniques that make food great.

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Thanks for all the great blog posts! I love food and everything about food. I am always trying to find a foodie blog with different recipes or cooking tips. I can't wait to check some these out!

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Really a better post for food and lovers and for me.... I love to write that kind of articles that is why i have a Collection of Articles on my blog.....!

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I think all of the blogs are useful for the people who are really a chef or want to cook something different.. So, they need to read my articles....
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Seeing as everyone else is plugging their own sites, how about http://yumblog.co.uk/

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I like to think that my food blog, minxeats.com, is great, but maybe that's just bias. :)

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All Of Posts Are Awesome......! Really Admirable.....! I have seen most of the data about foods which are too necessary to our lives......!
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I've found this one quite interesting even though it's just beginning...very interesting concept.

http://hamhocksandlatkedrops.wordpress.com/

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New one is a favorite in the last few months...not for everyone but funny as hell...
http://condensedstew.wordpress.com/2011/04/06/in-chinese-your-tattoo-mea...

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Check out "suck my guac" at tumblr.com for a great food/travel experience!!!

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All the "world's best food blogs" listed here, with the exception of Clothilde Dusoulier's Chocolate and Zucchini, are American. Soon you American's are gonna start thinking you also have the best eats in the world.
(Eyes rolling upward)

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I cannot believe Lottie and Doof was not included. My favorite by far, far far about some others included on this list.

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I cannot believe Lottie and Doof was not included. My favorite by far, far far about some others included on this list.

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Great list! There are so many blogs out there it's good to get recommendations.

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For some healthy, yet tasty recipes the whole family can enjoy visit www.mykitchenadventures1.blogspot.com I LOVE this blog!

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