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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: Saffron Happy Hour

I put Saffron in the top five restaurants in the Twin Cities.

DeRushaEats: Do we talk too much about local food?

I like it if a restaurant sources their food locally, but I like it better if their food tastes fantastic.

DeRushaEats: Dominguez Family Restaurant

You can taste the love that this family is putting into their food.

DeRushaEats: A Peanut Butter Burger

I had such glorious plans of eating much more healthy in 2011. Things aren't working out so well for me.

Prairie Style

At Prairie Ale House, they won’t make you change your Vikings jersey, but they will change the way you drink and eat.

DeRushaEats: Korean Food In Eagan

This great place has been open for 15 years, and I had no clue.

DeRushaEats: Loss for The Biggest Loser, Victory 44 For Me

Did Bar La Grassa miss an opportunity? And chefs serving can be great.

DeRushaEats: Why Isn't This a Fish Fry Town?

I want to eat fish fries in the summer and the fall and the winter! Help me restauranteurs!

DeRushaEats: EAT THIS At Heidi's, Corner Table & Piccolo

I've had an incredible two weeks of eating at three of the top restaurants in town.

DeRushaEats: 2011 Food Resolutions

Goals for restaurants, diners, and myself. Yours?