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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's the Story With Three Appetizer Portions?

Can you help me understand? Three portions for four people drive me crazy.

Taters Topped

The Lodge isn’t going to win any culinary awards, but the food is solid and in some spots, surprisingly good.

DeRusha Eats: The Worst State Fair Review You'll Read All Year

You'll read incredible posts waxing poetic about the fair. This isn't it.

DeRushaEats: Top Five Lunches In Downtown Mpls.

I've eaten approximately 1875 lunches downtown, and here are my favorites.

Steak-house Living on a Burger Budget

Suburban Sampler: Pittsburgh Blue

DeRushaEats: Small Plates & Big Flavors—Rediscovering Solera

If you've forgotten about Solera, it's time to revisit.

DeRushaEats: Taking A Whisky Class

I went to "A World of Whiskies" at France 44 last night.

DeRusha Eats: Join Team Hunger

We're raising money for a great cause—and don't even have to donate the money.

DeRushaEats: Five-Course Meal in A Homeless Shelter

I hosted a "Chefs For Change" fundraiser at People Serving People.

Sun! Sip! Sup!

Twenty-four great rooftops, patios, sidewalks, and lake spots to eat and drink outdoors in the Twin Cities.