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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.

The Dish: Bûcheron

This new Kingfield, Minneapolis, spot is like a neighborhood restaurant with world-class aspirations
New Scenic Cafe

The Classics: Jason’s Top Mainstay Restaurants

We celebrate eateries that have been around two decades or longer (many of them much, much longer)

Jason DeRusha’s Fish-Fry Favorites for 2024

From restaurants to churches, these are the best options for fish during Lent

Snubs? Not Really in Twin Cities Semifinalists for James Beard Awards

Eight chefs, two restaurants, and a bar make the long list announced today

Can Clean Eating, Organic Food Be Affordable And Tasty?

StepCHLD chef/owner opens Parcelle in Northeast Minneapolis

The Next Generation Is Taking Over Minnesota’s Restaurant Scene

First was the Gavin Kaysen Team, and now a Daniel del Prado acolyte is going out on his own
Prime Bone In New York

The Best New Restaurants of 2023

Finally, we’ve emerged from the pandemic to completely celebrate food and drink. These were our favorites in nine categories across the Twin Cities—including 2023’s ’Best New Restaurant.’

The Holiday Pop-Up Frenzy of 2023

Jason’s inside tips on snagging the perfect holiday moment

The List: Restaurant Gift Card Deals and Specials

Jason DeRusha’s list of local restaurants' 'buy this/get an extra card' offers

Fulton + Faribault Mill = An Adorable Collaboration

Limited-edition winter warmer ale helps keep homeless teens warm