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

Isaac Becker Announces Reopening Date for Three Restaurants

Bar La Grassa, 112 Eatery, and Snack Bar will be back open soon

New Restaurant Review: Bull & Wren Pub

Do the Twin Cities need another Irish pub? One visit to the former Jake O’Connors in Excelsior will convince you that the answer is yes.

Where to Order Twin Cities Mother’s Day Brunch Takeout

Top areas restaurants and shops offer up baskets of delicious food for Mom
Selections from Arepa Bar

New Restaurant Review: Arepa Bar

At Midtown Global Market, a new booth for substantial arepas and more Venezuelan offerings

Jason’s Top 10 Minnesota Bike Trails

Minnesota Monthly’s food editor loves touring the Twin Cities region on his bike. Here are his favorite trails.

New Restaurant Review: Sooki & Mimi

The beloved Ann Kim's much-anticipated tortilla-based restaurant boldly emerges in Uptown

New Restaurant Review: Sidebar at Surdyk’s

After initially opening last year, the liquor store's new dining experience is back

Jason’s Top 5 New Pizza Places in the Twin Cities

New openings with our food critic's favorite pizzas

Tattersall: Minnesota Liquor Laws Forced Us To Move Distilling Out of State

The Minneapolis distillery will open a location this fall in River Falls, Wisconsin

Cossetta’s Quietly Opened a Casual Italian Street Food Restaurant

Frank’s Levee Tavern features meatballs, wings, and a soon-to-be-famous sandwich