Influence is the capacity to affect the character, development, or behavior of someone or something or the effect itself. Looking for your next best restaurant? Check out these people on Instagram. Here are some of the Where to Eat Guide’s tried and true food influencers who have the pulse on Boise’s Food and Beverage scene!
Alex Milles was born in Honolulu, Hawaii, and was always told by his mother that the best thing in life is great food paired with people and laughter. He has two puppies Spam & Saki. He’s always looking for his next oyster or brunch. Today, Alex runs his own food blog, boy-food, which can also be found at www.boifoodmedia.com, and is the co-host of The Table Rock Podcast on the Speak network.
Husband and wife team Scott and Crystal Wink migrated their blog over from Charleston in the south. Outside of Instagram, they can be found at https://boisesbestbites.com. Quickly their family has become enmeshed in local food with a following of 30K+. They also started the @BoiseIceCreamFestival.
Boise’s newest foodie on the block. Mike is from Missoula, Montana, and is affectionately known to be a cookie monster. He is upping Boise’s food photography game.
Tyler is a military veteran who brings style and panache to boi-town. He can also be found on TikTok. In addition, he’s a male clothing influencer in his own right and has an adorable puppy named Lemon.
D.J. Lyttle is Boise’s, Burger King. Not only does he visit local establishments, but he also makes his own recipes in his home kitchen. If you’re craving a burger, you know who to follow.
Brad Weglin, a previous military chef, started his food blog in 2013. It’s a wordplay on the local area code. He was the founder of the Fry Sauce Collective, a foodie meetup group, and is the previous restaurant owner of Toasted.
Rebecca Robison is an expert food stylist. A food stylist has been involved if you have seen a beautiful photo of food on a package, on tv, on a menu, or a cookbook. There is an art to preparing food for photography, and Rebecca has freelanced as a food stylist and prop stylist for 33 years here in Boise. She can be seen nationally and internationally as she works for large and small food corporations and restaurants. Even after a long day in a photo studio, she will still cook something delicious, especially for family and friends. She spends her free time with her children and grandchildren, the best part of her life.
When not spending time with her grandchildren, she can be found at her website http://stylishfork.com.
It started when his moms combined two of their favorite things, their cute baby and the local food scene. He’s a toddler now but is still one of the cutest and wholesome things to hit the internet.
About the author:
Alexander Keoki Cabrera-Fuentes Milles