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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 WCCO-TV’s morning news anchor. Follow him on Instagram, @DeRushaJ, and Twitter, @DeRushaEats.

New Restaurant Review: Sooki & Mimi

The beloved Ann Kim's much-anticipated tortilla-based restaurant boldly emerges in Uptown

New Restaurant Review: Sidebar at Surdyk’s

After initially opening last year, the liquor store's new dining experience is back

Jason’s Top 5 New Pizza Places in the Twin Cities

New openings with our food critic's favorite pizzas

Tattersall: Minnesota Liquor Laws Forced Us To Move Distilling Out of State

The Minneapolis distillery will open a location this fall in River Falls, Wisconsin

Cossetta’s Quietly Opened a Casual Italian Street Food Restaurant

Frank’s Levee Tavern features meatballs, wings, and a soon-to-be-famous sandwich

New Restaurant Review: Morgan’s Broth & Buns

This Edina-based challah bread and chicken noodle soup takeout lives up to the hype and then some

New Restaurant Review: Tipsy Steer

The Invictus Brewing-based burgers are now in Minneapolis and Roseville, too

Wine of the Month: An Unoaked $15 Spanish Red

Jason uncovers an affordable red blend with incredible depth
DelSur empanadas

Jason’s Top 5 Frozen Take-and-Bake Meals

Pre-heat your oven for dinners by way of Twin Cities restaurants: lasagna, pierogis, empanadas, and more

New Restaurant Review: Breizh Crêperie

Jason finds fabulous flavor pairings at Minneapolis Cider Company