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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.

Jason’s Top 5 Distillery Patios in Minnesota

Sip a winning cocktail in a pleasant outdoor space at these five spots

Pearson’s Unveils New Salted Nut Roll Flavors

The St. Paul-based candy company has released limited-edition Spicy and Cinnamon Churro flavors

New Restaurant Review: Chip’s Clubhouse

Jason makes himself right at home at this new St. Paul hangout

Jason’s Top 5 Outdoor Brunches

Five spots in and around the Twin Cities for top-notch patio brunch fare

Tattersall Distilling to Reopen Northeast Minneapolis Cocktail Room

The June reopening features limited hours and a new menu

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.