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Jason DeRusha

Jason DeRusha is Minnesota Monthly’s food critic and editor. He was a James Beard Foundation Award finalist for his TV work covering food and is also a WCCO Radio host. Follow him on Instagram, @DeRushaJ, and Twitter, @DeRushaEats.
Estelle's satisfying small plates and enticing entrées combine Portuguese, Italian, and Spanish influences

The List: Minnesota Restaurant Gift Card Deals for the Holidays

Jason DeRusha’s list of local restaurants and national chain ”buy this/get that” deals
Surly Brewing's full turkey dinner

Thanksgiving Meal Kits and Takeout in the Twin Cities, 2022

Jason’s ever-growing list of turkey and non-turkey options
The Freehouse

Jason’s Top 5 Spots for Friendsgiving

Dig in with your pals at our food critic's favorite Twin Cities eateries for an all-friends Thanksgiving

DeRusha Drop-In: Apostle Supper Club

The coolest-looking spot in St. Paul. So, how’s the food?

Restaurant Review: Little Tijuana

How good is the Eat Street favorite's comeback?
Alligators in milk chocolate at Abdallah Candies

Top 5 Twin Cities Spots to Buy Adult Halloween Treats

These aren't the pumpkin-pail chocolates of yesteryear

UPDATED: The Saga to Save Animales Barbecue and Boomin Barbecue in Minneapolis

City ordinance prohibits smokers outside their food trucks

New Restaurant Review: Guacaya Bistreaux

Chef Pedro Wolcott brings a vibrant tapas place to his own North Loop neighborhood
BBQ Shrimp at Krewe

Jason’s Top 5 Restaurants for Leaf Peeping

These are Minnesota's best eateries in proximity to fall's changing colors

New Restaurant Review: Mario’s in St. Paul Is Making the Cities’ Best Sandwich

Evan Vranian toured sandwich shops in New York to home in on the perfect Italian white sesame seed bread