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Jason DeRusha

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

How Do New Restaurant Service Fees Work, and Should We Tip?

A guide to your bill and tipping as restaurants navigate the COVID-19 world

Four Twin Cities Restaurants to Watch This Summer

Details for Rustica's expansion, Jorge Guzman’s new spot, Justin Sutherland’s the Gnome, and Butcher & the Boar's return

What It’s Like Eating at a Restaurant Patio During COVID-19

On nerves, masks, and pandemic-era dining at Town Hall Brewery and CoV

Curbside Takeout: Due Focacceria in St. Paul

Jason's take: this neighborhood restaurant is ideal for present times

Curbside Takeout: Mucci’s Trattoria in Minneapolis and St. Paul

Jason’s verdict: Italian food is perfect for takeout
FRISKA

After Health Scare, Former Target Exec Launches FRISKA

10 gut health dietary supplements combine probiotics and enzymes to boost immunity, sleep, and wellness

Curbside Takeout: Heather’s Restaurant in Minneapolis

Jason reviews takeout from Heather’s, where the focus is on local farms and a big menu
WestKust IPA by Arbeiter Brewing

Opening Soon: Arbeiter Brewing Co. in Minneapolis

What sort of crazy person opens a brewery during a pandemic?

The Drive-By: Curbside Takeout from Union Hmong Kitchen

The first of many quickie impressions of Minnesota curbside takeout restaurants

Solo Vino’s Rosé Tent Tasting Goes Virtual

A smarter online rosé sipping for 2020 skips the tents