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Jason DeRusha

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.

Yia Vang Finally to Open His Restaurant Vinai in Northeast Minneapolis

Vinai will move into Dangerous Man Brewing building

New Foods Inside U.S. Bank Stadium for Vikings Season 2023

Heading to a game or concert? Here are the new foods inside the stadium
Empanadas at Boludo

Best Restaurants Near U.S. Bank Stadium

For a Vikings pre-game, here are restaurants within walking distance of the stadium that never, ever miss wide left

FAIR FOODS RANKED! Our Team’s Review of New Minnesota State Fair Foods

Cotton candy lemonade and Irish butter ice cream top our list—no, really!

First Look: Two New Bar/Restaurants Near Uptown Minneapolis to Try

Luna & the Bear is all the jam; Fool Me Once is food-focused
Crispy Lutefisk Steam Bun

Minnesota State Fair, 2023: Walking Plan for the New Foods

Starting at the West End, journey your way through the new foods at the Fair using this guide
Hot Honey Cheese Sticks

Get Ready: 34 New Minnesota State Fair Foods 2023 Ranked

Food critic Jason DeRusha uses two decades of fair experience to anticipate the new foods—what are you excited about?

Jason’s Minnesota State Fair Favorites: The Classics

New State Fair foods get the buzz, but the classics are what keep us coming back every year

New Restaurant Review: Oro by Nixta Is Solid Gold

Food critic Jason DeRusha says it's the most exciting food he’s had all year

Crisp & Green Founder to Open Puralima Cantina in North Loop

Based in Minnesota, Puralima will soon be a national chain—so watch out, Chipotle