The firestarters: 10 grilled food lovers to inspire you on Instagram

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The Stylist web team

To celebrate our summer food special, we've rounded up the 10 best places to find barbecue inspiration on Instagram.

Scroll the gallery below and find out who to follow.

  • Rosie Birkett

    We want to eat dinner at food writer Rosie Birkett’s house every night. We can smell the smoke from here.

    Find her: @RosieFoodie

  • Tomos Parry

    Head chef @kittyfishers, Tomos Parry chucks everything from langoustines to oranges on the grill.

    Find him: @Tomos_pp

  • Gizzi Erskine

    Cats, Korean barbecue, vintage frocks and great hair. Gizzi’s Instagram has it all.

    Find her: @GizziErskine

  • Oklava

    Chef Selin Kiazim’s Turkish-Cypriot grill restaurant in Shoreditch has us drooling.

    Find them: @Oklava_LDN

  • Brad McDonald

    Mississippi chef Brad made his way over to Londonin 2014, and took the helm at The Lockhart in Marylebone, before opening his first BBQ restaurant, Shotgun last year. On Instagram find the Southern chef getting his grill on at @ShotgunBBQ and @LockhartLondon.

    Find him: @BradMcDonald01

  • Neil Rankin

    The chef behind the Smokehouse restaurants in Islington and Chiswick, Neil Rankin has never met a bit of meat that he didn’t know exactly what to do with.

    Find him: @FrontlineChef

  • April Bloomfield

    The British-born, Brooklyn-dwelling chef does beautiful things with food on a daily basis.

    Find her: @AprilBloomfield

  • Hang Fire

    Hang Fire is the brainchild of Samantha Evans and Shauna Guinn who quit their jobs in 2013 to travel around the US to learn the true art of barbecue, before setting up their now legendary street food truck, winning a tonne of foodie awards (including BBC Food's 'Best Street Food' award last year) and are now about to open their first restaurant on Wales' Barry Island.

    Their Instagram features Sam, Shauna and some seriously smoky cuts of meat. What more do you want?

    Find them: @HangFireBBQ

  • Ben Tish

    Follow the chef behind Salt Yard and Ember Yard for a creative smattering of non-meat-centric dishes.

    Find him: @Ben.Tish

  • Slows Barbeque

    You could travel to Detroit to eat here, as two Stylist staff have done. Or just drool over their Instagram

    Find them: @SlowsBarbq