Jason DeRusha

DeRusha Eats: Meritage OysterfestThey are among the most sought after and most frightening things you can eat: oysters. And over the past several years, no one restaurant has done more for the bivalve than Meritage in St. Paul.
Cooking with WCCO: Eggplant and Artichoke White LasagnaChef Ani Loizzo showed WCCO how to take traditional lasagna and swap out the rustic red sauce for a delicate and decadent white sauce, and add in some seasonal vegetables to make a new dish: Eggplant and Artichoke White Lasagna.
DeRusha Eats: The Lone GrazerLiving so close to Wisconsin, Minnesotans have a pretty good idea of what a cheesemaking operation is supposed to look like: barns, cows and fields.
DeRusha Eats: Borough & The Parlour BurgerIt is the burger many Twin Cities chefs look at as the local burger by which all others are compared: the Parlour Bar burger. The Parlour Burger is a monster, with two 5-ounce patties of brisket, ribeye, chuck roll and butter.
DeRusha Eats: Saint DinetteIn the hottest neighborhood in St. Paul, the hottest new restaurant has tapped into the hottest trend. Saint Dinette's cheeseburger has quickly become legendary.
DeRusha Eats (Live): Victory 44 BurgerThis Thursday WCCO Mid-Morning took DeRusha Eats to the 'CCO Rooftop and spoke with chef Erick Harcey of Victory 44.
DeRusha Eats: RevivalIn a time when just about every new Twin Cities restaurant opened by a chef has a burger on the menu, one burger has been getting some of the strongest buzz.
DeRusha Eats (Live): Bradstreet CrafthouseBradstreet Crafthouse is a familiar name but an all-new restaurant. Originally a cocktail lounge in the Graves 601 hotel, the hotel has since been sold but the Graves family kept the Bradstreet name and recrafted it in Lowry Hill.
DeRusha Eats: Peace CoffeeIt is the accidental coffee company. Peace Coffee in Minneapolis started as a pilot project of a nonprofit, and has grown into one of the most successful coffee roasters in the upper Midwest.
Jason DeRusha Turns Neglected Yard Spot Into A Salsa Garden Like many Minnesotans, I had that one spot in my yard that was a mess -- right by the deck in the backyard.
DeRusha Eats: 6Smith In WayzataEverywhere you look, there is beauty at 6Smith in Wayzata. You can’t miss the gorgeous Lake Minnetonka view from the patio and upper deck; there’s beauty in the upscale urban design of the dining room; and the food can also be beautiful.
DeRusha Eats: Prairie Dogs In MinneapolisWhen Chef Craig Johnson turns on his meat grinder, he's making sausages that truly reflect the Midwest. This week, DeRusha Eats at Prairie Dogs in Minneapolis.