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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.

Your Guide to Hiring a Private Chef in Minnesota

Jason names his dream chefs for hosting a private dinner

Jason’s Thanksgiving Wine Guide for Any Budget

Seven local wine experts tell us the best wines for Thanksgiving, all near the Twin Cities and at different price points

Jason’s Top 5 Restaurants for Holiday Romance

Terzo, Lat 14, and other spots around the Twin Cities

New Restaurant: Churchill St.

The newest restaurant between Arden Hills and Shoreview is one worth watching
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The Best of MN: 2021

The future looks bright this year, and these top personalities, trends, and events lead the way

Jason’s Top 5 New Burgers in the Twin Cities

Just a quick and easy roundup. Animales, StepChld, and who else?

New Restaurant: Pau Hana Brings Hawaiian Flavors to the South Metro

It’s impossible not to take a photo of the poke stack

New Restaurant Review: Myriel in St. Paul

Everything about this tasting-menu and a la carte restaurant near St. Kate's delights me—and it's not just for special occasions

As Workers Quit, Are Restaurants Really Changing?

Frustrated employees have left the service industry over power inequities and compensation models, and restaurants are trying to act on lessons learned
The Market at Malcolm Yards offers diversity, quality, and fun

New Restaurant Review: The Market at Malcolm Yards

In which a food hall skeptic comes around