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Jason DeRusha

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.

Restaurant Review: Zettas

Fresh ricotta, handmade flatbreads—this is your new favorite sandwich shop
Honey & Mackie's

Jason’s Top 5 Ice Cream Spots in the Twin Cities

The five best metro spots for frozen goodness, per food critic Jason DeRusha

Restaurant Review: Demi

Gavin Kaysen’s high-end tasting-menu restaurant is an unparalleled experience

Minnesota Millennial Creates Her Own Wine, Fearless

Chelsea Hoff grew up in her parents' Fantesca Winery, but she’s created a wine brand all her own
Pebbles & Bam Bam Waffle by Nordic Waffles

New 2019 Minnesota State Fair Foods: RANKED!

No, I haven’t tasted any of them. Yes, this is ridiculous.
Treats by Burnt Sugar Confectionery

Want to Support Women Food Entrepreneurs? Here’s How

Women Who Really Cook hosts a pop-up focused on women business owners in food—featuring their delicious treats

You Can Still Get a Mother’s Day Reservation!

Be the best kid for your Twin Cities mom
Red wine pouring into wine glass

Your Guide: May Wine Events in the Twin Cities

Rosé tastings, a wine riot, and a lot more
Red Cow's Manhattan 2.0 burger

The Best Burgers in the Twin Cities

The top 11 Twin Cities burgers—including one vegan option—plus the best French fries, suburban burgers, and more you gotta try, picked by food critic Jason DeRusha
Paneer Pizza ($10) with non-melting cheese marinated in Greek yogurt, lime-kissed peppers, tomato-fenugreek sauce, fresh mozzarella on plain naan

New Restaurant: Pizza Karma

Naan pizza or ”non-pizza”? Global flavors meet flatbread-like naan for a fun suburban pizza concept by chef Raghavan Iyer