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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.
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
Maple Old Fashioned Smoking Gun cocktail at Brick & Bourbon

Best of MN, 2019: Food & Drink

The best food and drink Minnesota offered in 2019—covering new vegan stops, barbecue, whiskey, and more

New Restaurant Review: Dué Focacceria 

Focaccia bread is so underrated—and now there's a fast-casual Italian place that celebrates it in St. Paul

This Is the Most Underrated Restaurant in the Twin Cities

It’s been through a lot, and now we need to stop overlooking the French cuisine at this Minneapolis spot

New Restaurant Review: The Fitz

Can Justin Sutherland find success where others have failed—with deep dish, no less?

New Restaurant Review: Prieto Taqueria Bar

Does Uptown need another taco spot? Prieto has a taco with French fries on it, so…

New Restaurant Review: Magic Noodle

Does hand-pulling noodles actually do anything? That, and much more in St. Paul.