If you live in LA and you're struggling to get a reservation at some of the best restaurants in town, it's probably because of Popeye the dog. Because while the cute little canine was once a starving stray who used to eat whatever he could find, now the fluffy foodie dines on the best food in town along with his owner Ivy Diep.

"I found him as a stray," Ivy told Bored Panda. "He was such a mess - super skinny, heavily matted, dirty." Ivy wasn't looking for another dog at that time as she already had a full-house, but no one wanted Popeye so she decided to keep him. "It wasn't long before he made himself at home at my place with my other dogs. And of course, my husband and I fell in love [with him].

"One of my friends, Jen, suggested that I create an Instagram account for Popeye because he was cute. Jen and I liked to go on what we call 'Instagram dates' and take pics of our food. I'd bring Popeye any time I can, and we realized he was really good around food. He doesn't lunge for food or really even care for it. He just liked to be out. He'll get nibbles of anything that's safe for him. I also carry a bag of treats for him, in case there's nothing he can have."

Popeye now has over 108k followers on Instagram, so if you can't get a reservation then at least you can check out his pictures to see what you're missing!

More info: Instagram

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Vanessa 2 years ago

For those who don't understand, she loves to instagram her food. The food is for her, not the dog. She just takes a treat for the dog. I think it's cute :)

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Luis Milian 2 years ago

this dog has a better life than me.

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Karolina Medina 2 years ago

Awwwww😍😍😍😍😍

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brama arib 2 years ago

the dog face is adorable

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Rokas L 2 years ago

i need these burgers in my life

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Han Na 2 years ago

His ear, looks likes bunny

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Janice Foster 2 years ago

OMG - I don't know exactly what that is, but i know i want it!

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Han Na 2 years ago

I want those pigs

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Luis Milian 2 years ago

those Ribs tho!

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Jenny Aganan 2 years ago

Priceless reaction! XD

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Emily Rose 2 years ago

AWW HAPPY PUPPY FACE <3 <3

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Luis Milian 2 years ago

you can tell by his reaction what he likes and what he has doubts. lol

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Heidi Bean 2 years ago

He may try the tuna and slamon, please

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Cesi Baca 2 years ago

That is one of the cutest dog shirts I've ever seen in my life!

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JEFF THE KILLER 2 years ago

I bet the dog didn't know what was going to happen when he got rescued but he never gave up, and that was the work of God. AMEN

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JEFF THE KILLER 2 years ago

He looks so confused lol

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Samantha Gibson 2 years ago

Anyone else just looking at the food

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Marina Gheţa 2 years ago

Can I get rescued as well? By this girl??

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hhjones43 2 years ago

Perfect timing!

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Clarice Smit 2 years ago

Look at that face 😏

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JaNeen Hedquist 2 years ago

Oh, here, his ears both stick up, lol....soooo adorable

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Vera Pugh 2 years ago

One for me, two for me, all for me!

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JoLynn Swenson 2 years ago

I absolutely love his ears!

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JEFF THE KILLER 2 years ago

mmm IN AND OUT

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Aura Kay 2 years ago

It looks like he's putting on some weight!!!! Lol

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Vera Pugh 2 years ago

Breakfast in bed!

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Clarice Smit 2 years ago

Pizza❤

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Kaaro Palaganas 2 years ago

Bet he has a sweet tooth. ;3

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Vera Pugh 2 years ago

I don't know where to start?

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Ashley Owen 2 years ago

This pic is amazing! He is my spirit animal

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Laura Copeland 2 years ago

Very photogenic pup. 😊

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Clarice Smit 2 years ago

What😍

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Elana Lange 2 years ago

I love that face. When my puppy makes that face, all is right in the world.

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rookie 2 years ago

How much food does his owner eats?!

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Clarice Smit 2 years ago

Doggy heaven 🐶

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Niels Decroix 2 years ago

He looks sad because the best taco bowls are made in Trump Tower Grill.

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Pablin Mendez 2 years ago

That face say "I dont like vegetables!!!"

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Pamela Grove 2 years ago

Are you SURE this is a real dog and not a stuffed animal? No dog is THIS cute! (sorry Lucy) You know, I love my 10 year old golden retriever more than anything in the world but I don't think even she could be that cute. She would be good and not eat the food, but she would be smelling everything near her the entire time. This dog could make a fortune doing commercials and photoshoots. A calendar needs to be done for 2017 with these pictures. I'm SURE it would sell. What I REALLY want to know is WHO eats all this food? I don't eat that much in a week.

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brandon sat 2 years ago

mmmmm...Indian food :-)

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Aisha Seaton 2 years ago

Peeping over the table lolol ^_^* :)

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Han Na 2 years ago

What a lucky dog he is!

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Chris Breemer 2 years ago

Mmmmmm that looks good :-)

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Gillian Concannon 2 years ago

The pictures of your dog are lovely & cute, you also eat a variety of tasty looking food, must be great to be able to do.

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Terry Jensen 2 years ago

this is the cutest little dog how could someone not love him...so glad you found him and he is enjoying life!!! Problem now I have to get something to eat... ;-)

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