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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 a WCCO Radio host. Follow him on Instagram, @DeRushaJ, and Twitter, @DeRushaEats.
Daniel del Prado is Minnesota Monthly's chef of 2022

Minnesota’s Chef of the Year: Daniel del Prado

He bought the former home of the Bachelor Farmer, opened a 200-seat restaurant, and took over the restaurants in Rand Tower Hotel

New Restaurant Review: Noyes & Cutler in St. Paul

High steaks and big rewards at this Lowertown spot, which successfully competes with more expensive steakhouses
Estelle's satisfying small plates and enticing entrées combine Portuguese, Italian, and Spanish influences

The List: Minnesota Restaurant Gift Card Deals for the Holidays

Jason DeRusha’s list of local restaurants and national chain ”buy this/get that” deals
Surly Brewing's full turkey dinner

Thanksgiving Meal Kits and Takeout in the Twin Cities, 2022

Jason’s ever-growing list of turkey and non-turkey options
The Freehouse

Jason’s Top 5 Spots for Friendsgiving

Dig in with your pals at our food critic's favorite Twin Cities eateries for an all-friends Thanksgiving

DeRusha Drop-In: Apostle Supper Club

The coolest-looking spot in St. Paul. So, how’s the food?

Restaurant Review: Little Tijuana

How good is the Eat Street favorite's comeback?
Alligators in milk chocolate at Abdallah Candies

Top 5 Twin Cities Spots to Buy Adult Halloween Treats

These aren't the pumpkin-pail chocolates of yesteryear

UPDATED: The Saga to Save Animales Barbecue and Boomin Barbecue in Minneapolis

City ordinance prohibits smokers outside their food trucks

New Restaurant Review: Guacaya Bistreaux

Chef Pedro Wolcott brings a vibrant tapas place to his own North Loop neighborhood