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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.

DeRushaEats: What I'm Thankful For in Twin Cities Food

A vibrant food community with a heart—that's what I'm thankful for this year.

DeRushaEats: Bringing the Family to 1029 Bar

One thing we all learned: The Smack Shack is killing it.

DeRushaEats: Smalley's Carribean Barbeque

How is it possible that I haven’t visited Smalley’s Carribean Barbeque in Stillwater until this past weekend?

DeRushaEats: Tucci Benucch at MOA

While great food at Mall of America is important, great service after hours at Nickelodeon Universe is even better.

Worth the Drive

Bistro 11: A casual-feeling restaurant that also reaches for fine-dining touches.

DeRushaEats: So Many Oysters

These living, delicious, slimy, controversial little tastes of the ocean are everywhere.

DeRushaEats His Way Through New York City

I wonder which New York restaurant concepts would work in the Twin Cities.

DeRushaEats: All You Can Eat Sushi at Kyoto

If you need your sushi fix at a great price, Kyoto nails it.

DeRushaEats: Marvel Bar and Bachelor Farmer

The bar may be hard to find, but it's worth a visit.

Alternating Current

The St. Criox introduces a new kind of Current at the Afton House Inn