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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.
J.D. Hoyt's Supper Club is a top old-school steakhouse, says Jason DeRusha

Jason’s Top 5 Old-School Steakhouses

The best Twin Cities steakhouses for a classic, high-end experience
Pizza at Mucci's Italian

Jason’s Top 5 Spots for a Family Holiday Party

Looking for a restaurant to host your family's holiday shindig? Our food critic recommends five metro spots.
Lulus Brasilian Snacks

4 Delicious, MN-Made Gift Ideas for the Holidays

Quick, easy gifts for the foodie, beverage snob, or shop-local lover in your life
A selection of goodies at Rose Street Patisserie

Rose Street Patisserie in Linden Hills to Close

Daniel del Prado to take over the top-notch pastry shop's lease with a new concept
In Spring Park, a surprising take on octopus with lemongrass purée

Vann: New Restaurant Review

Lake Minnetonka has food critic Jason DeRusha craving seafood. Enter: A surprising take on octopus by veteran chef Erik Skaar
Andrew Berge, of La Pitchoune

From the U of M to California Wine Country

Shoreview native Andrew Berge makes wine for hot winery La Pitchoune
Bap and Chicken

New Restaurant Review: Bap and Chicken

The Minnesota-Korean food we'll need this winter: fried chicken, Korean rice bowls, affordable prices

New Restaurant Review: Olive & Lamb

Far from "Greek-ish": Persian family recipes land in northeast Minneapolis
Lake Superior whitefish with mussel and fennel jus, guanciale, brussels sprouts, and smoked cedar

Minnesota’s Top 10 New Restaurants: 2019

Local creativity, culture, and craft all reached new dining heights in Minnesota this year—and food editor Jason DeRusha has the scoop
Lizzo at the Palace Theatre, 2019

The Best of MN: 2019

125 reasons to full-on obsess about our state—from food to shopping, from activities to the arts—125 reasons to full-on obsess about our state—from food to shopping, from activities to the arts—picked by us and by you