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Jason DeRusha

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

The Hottest New Sandwiches in the Twin Cities

Four necessary new lunch stops—from fried chicken to roast beef and banh mi sandwiches

New Beer at the Minnesota State Fair, by Location

Where to find all the new suds at the 2019 State Fair

All 53 New or Exclusive Beers and Beverages at the 2019 Minnesota State Fair

Plus the big sippable trends—from cotton candy to wine drinks

Restaurant Review: Giulia

Yes, it’s the place that pulls the mozzarella at your table. But it’s also a lot more.

Restaurant Review: Beast Barbecue

Against the backdrop of a Twin Cities barbecue explosion, does Beast compete?

Jason’s Top 5 Patios in the Twin Cities

Eat outside at food critic Jason DeRusha’s top five restaurant patios around the metro

Restaurant Review: Zettas

Fresh ricotta, handmade flatbreads—this is your new favorite sandwich shop
Honey & Mackie's

Jason’s Top 5 Ice Cream Spots in the Twin Cities

The five best metro spots for frozen goodness, per food critic Jason DeRusha

Restaurant Review: Demi

Gavin Kaysen’s high-end tasting-menu restaurant is an unparalleled experience

Minnesota Millennial Creates Her Own Wine, Fearless

Chelsea Hoff grew up in her parents' Fantesca Winery, but she’s created a wine brand all her own