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Most Instagrammable foods of summer 2015

Written by
Christina Izzo

The Cronut, the Ramen Burger, Shake Shack—these are New York's food-Instagram all-stars. But there's a school of summertime newcomers invading our social media feeds. Feast your eyes on these Instagram-primed snacks, sandwiches, desserts and more.  

The Tout-ti Frutti Push Pop from Lafayette


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Pastry chef Jennifer Lee one-ups those Flintstones pops from your childhood with this summery treat, marrying rainbow sherbet with freshly baked macaron crumbles. 

Caviar tater tots at PDT


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The folks behind the legendary East Village speakeasy gave their go-to crispy tater tots a luxe update this season, with crème fraîche and 50 grams of paddlefish caviar from Russ & Daughters.

Fried chicken sandwich at Fuku


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What better way to brag about scoring the most coveted sandwich of summer than with a mouth-watering Instagram post? 

Ice cream rolls from 10Below


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Move over Cold Stone—at this Chinatown creamery, workers scrape Thai-style ice cream rolls on thermoelectric cold plates in flavors like Peanut Butter and Jealous (PB, Cap'n Crunch, fig jelly) and Strawberry Shawty (chopped strawberries, graham crackers). 

Young Thai coconut at By the Beach


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This no-frills cart from Rockaway natives Mikey Reen, and Dylan and Ryan Sirgiovanni offers fresh, chilled coconuts shipped from Thailand, each cutely stamped with their signature palm logo on the outside. 

Soft-serve at Dominique Ansel Kitchen


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It's not surprising that Dominique Ansel—mastermind behind those picturesque Cronuts—would offer some of the prettiest soft serve in town. 

Squash carpaccio at Santina


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Golden-hued petals of squash base this lovely Team Torrisi number, dressed with whipped mascarpone cheese and brown-butter vinaigrette. 

Fish tacos at Seamore's


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Few things scream summer as loudly as light, bright fish tacos and the crispy beauts at Michael Chernow's new Nolita seafoodery are no exception. 

Milk and cookies at Untitled


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The Whitney Museum restaurant offers a picture-perfect take on your after-school favorite: a triple-chocolate-chunk cookie with a glass of bourbon-vanilla–infused milk. Swoon. 

Sushi burrito at Uma Temakeria


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New Yorkers love a good cross-breed novelty (see those Ramen Burgers), the latest of which are these nori-wrapped roll-ups crammed with fresh salmon and tuna, spicy tobanjan mayo and seasoned sushi rice.

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