Following friends who eat out a lot on Instagram and Twitter is one way to stay on top of the food scene, but why not go straight to the source? Chefs are just as likely to wield smartphones as Japanese knives these days, and they often bring you behind the scenes at their restaurants, tweeting brand-new specials, off-the-menu creations, and experimental dishes in the works.

Even though it’s still a bit chilly, we’re looking past whatever season this is, skipping spring, and taking you straight into summer. Because we can with Internets feasts. We’ve got summery pizza, ice cream sandwiches, and other foodstuffs to make you think it’s warmer than it really is. Let’s take a look at the best snaps from chef- and restaurant-run social media accounts.