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Jason DeRusha

Jason DeRusha
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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 WCCO-TV’s morning news anchor. Follow him on Instagram, @DeRushaJ, and Twitter, @DeRushaEats.
Tabla Tica

New Restaurant Review: Marna’s

Costa Rican food heats up an already-hot suburb, thanks to chef Rolando Diaz

New Restaurant Review: Snack Bar

Isaac Becker strikes again—this time with a casual spot for easy-yet-impressive eats in the North Loop

New Restaurant Review: Baldamar

Is Roseville ready for an over-the-top, shopping-center steakhouse?
White Castle

Top 5 Valentine’s Day Dining Spots in the Twin Cities

Yeah, that's right. White Castle.

New Restaurant Review: Hope Breakfast Bar

All-day breakfast, breakfast-for-dinner (brinner?)—whatever you call it, it's now at a shiny St. Paul spot

New Restaurant Review: RH Rooftop Restaurant

In which Jason tries a $26 sandwich at the hottest spot in Edina
Betty Danger's Country Club closes for winter

Winter Is the Season for Twin Cities Restaurant Closings

So far, 2020 is looking tough
Pear pizza from Boludo

The 36 Best Takeout Restaurants in the Twin Cities: 2020

To-go spots for warmth, fuel, comfort, parties, and a heathy 2020 outlook
Hot chocolate at Bread & Chocolate

Jason’s Top 5 Hot Chocolates in the Twin Cities

The best hot, chocolaty beverages you'll find around here
Chef de partie Sam Daigle prepares for service

Jason DeRusha’s 2020 Restaurant Predictions

Our food critic looks back at Twin Cities restaurants in 2019—and forecasts the dining scene of 2020