The Best of Saveur's Instagram Takeovers

Our May 2014 special issue celebrates a day of cooking around the world, so we asked chefs, bloggers, restaurateurs, and food lovers to take over our Instagram account and each share one day in food with us. Here are our favorites so far; stay tuned for more to come! See #MyDayInFood submissions from Saveur readers »

DANIEL HOLZMAN (@chefholzman) and MICHAEL CHERNOW (@michaelchernow)
Co-owners, The Meatball Shop (@meatballers)
New York, NY Left: "The Kitchen Sink": Veggie balls and greenmarket sides at the shop
Right: Dinner from the farmers' market: Peas, asparagus, turnips, and purslanes with a tomato and fennel salad See all the takeover images on the Saveur Instagram account »
NORMAN VAN AKEN (@normanvanaken)
Chef and owner, Norman's
Orlando, FL Left: A hearty plate to start the day in Florida's Diamond Lake neighborhood
Right: Italian beef gyros at Fodrak's See all the takeover images on the Saveur Instagram account »
JILL BERNHEIMER (@domainela)
Owner, Domaine LA
Los Angeles, CA Left: A spread of goodies sold at Domaine LA
Right: Jill doing what she does best: tasting wine! See all the takeover images on the Saveur Instagram account »
MICKEY BOARDMAN (@askmrmickey)
Editorial director, PAPER Magazine
New York, NY Left: Starting his day with a donut from Balthazar and a selfie
Right: A cheesy biscuit from Amy's Breads at New York's Chelsea Market See all the takeover images on the Saveur Instagram account »

Mike Solomonov

MIKE SOLOMONOV (@mikesolomonov)
Cef, Zahav, Federal Donuts, and Percy St. BBQ
Philadelhpia, PA Left: Mike's son and friend enjoy a bowl of Pho at the soon-to-be Stock Restaurant
Right: Cooking laffa, Iraqi pita, in the brick oven at Zahav See all the takeover images on the Saveur Instagram account »
JAMES OSELAND
SAVEUR editor-in-chief
New York, NY Left: Indian vegetables fresh from the market, ready for a Saveur vegetable glossary photoshoot
Right: A home-cooked meal of spiced, grilled fish in Bubaneshwar See all the takeover images on the Saveur Instagram account »
JENN LOUIS (@jennlouis)
Chef and co-owner, Lincoln Restaurant
Portland, OR Left: Strawberry frangipane tartlets
Right: Corned lamb neck with Spanish leeks See all the takeover images on the Saveur Instagram account »
MICHAEL KISER (@goodbeerhunting)
Blogger, Good Beer Hunting
Chicago, IL Left: Omelets, bacon, cheese grits, and sourdough pancakes at Little Goat to start the day
Right: A display case at Paulina Meat Market See all the takeover images on the Saveur Instagram account »
PHIL SHEN and** KIM PHAM** (@behindfoodcarts)
Bloggers, Behind the Food Carts
San Francisco, CA Left: "The Southern"—popcorn chicken and country gravy over fries—from Smothered Fries
Right: An impressive charcuterie board with Olympic Provisions salami at Mission Cheese See all the takeover images on the Saveur Instagram account »
JENI BRITTON BAUER (@jenibrittonbauer)
Owner, Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams
Columbus, OH Left: Sweet cream ice cream loaded with blackstrap molasses and salted Virginia peanuts
Right: A pineapple upside-down cake from Jeni's new cookbook, Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream Desserts See all the takeover images on the Saveur Instagram account »
JOSIAH CITRIN (@josiahcitrin)
Chef and owner, Mélisse
Los Angeles, CA Left: The cheese cart selection at Mélisse, including Époisses de Bourgogne and Rodolphe Le Meunier cheeses and honey
Right: A cherry-centric dessert with Rainier and Tulane Cherries a la mode with balsamic, graham cracker and Heilala vanilla ice cream See all the takeover images on the Saveur Instagram account »
CURTIS STONE (@curtisstone)
Chef, author, and Top Chef Masters host
Hollywood, CA Left: Making crumpets in the test kitchen
Right: Cheesy biscuits fresh out of the oven See all the takeover images on the Saveur Instagram account »
JOSE GARCES (@chefjosegarces)
Chef and founder, Garces Group
Philadelphia, PA Left: An elderflower panna cotta with whipped blackberry served at his restaurant Volver
Right: Live sea scallops that were later prepared with ham broth, a razor clam croquette, favas in salsa verde, and caviar See all the takeover images on the Saveur Instagram account »
PETER VIDANI (@petervidani)
Creative director, Tumblr
New York, NY Left: A smoked salmon Russ and Daughters bagel
Right: Chips, dips, and a grapefruit margarita at Barrio Chino See all the takeover images on the Saveur Instagram account »
JESSICA MORGAN (@msmorganzola) and HEATHER COCKS (@hcocks)
Bloggers, Go Fug Yourself
Los Angeles, CA Left: Heather's plantain chips
Right: Jessica's spicy tuna sashimi salad with avocado and tomatoes See all the takeover images on the Saveur Instagram account »