Previous Small Cool Kitchen contest entries are a treasure trove of good ideas for small kitchens. Today, we're looking at food storage ideas that look great without taking up a lot of space:

From the shallow open shelves in Alex's Cheery Chicago Kitchen to the narrow cabinet in Tracy's Colorful Portland Bungalow Kitchen, the solutions shown here provide lots of storage while fitting in with the layouts and styles of these tight spaces.

Related: Small Cool Kitchens: 4 Rental Kitchen Storage Solutions

(Images: (1): Alex's Cheery Chicago Kitchen, (2): Carin's Light, Bright Vermont Kitchen, (3): Tracy's Colorful Portland Bungalow Kitchen, (4): Kristin's Tiny Black and White New York Kitchen, (5): Alysia's Kitchen With a View of the Lake)