DeRusha Eats: Nico's Tacos, Changing The Way We See TortillasAlejandro Victoria is owner and chef Nico’s Tacos and Tortilla Bar in Minneapolis and St. Paul. Since 2013, he's been serving classic recipes from his family and from his native Michoacán on Hennepin Avenue in the 612, and on Como in the 651.
DeRusha Eats: Meet The Get Down Coffee Co.'s Head Roaster, C.J. Porter BornFrom a young age, C.J. Porter Born was drawn to the coffee roaster.
DeRusha Eats: Market At Malcolm Yards Food HallSushi rolls, smash burgers, and vegetarian grain bowls – not a combination you’d expect at any one restaurant, but it feels right inside the Twin Cities newest food hall, The Market at Malcolm Yards.
Cinco De Mayo: Jason DeRusha's Recommended Latino-Owned Mexican RestaurantsThe history of May 5 dates to 1862, when Mexico’s Army beat the French at the Battle of Puebla. Today, you can celebrate by visiting one of the terrific Latino-owned restaurants in the Twin Cities.
Twin Cities' Best Curbside Brunch Options For Mother's DayWith dine-in restaurants closed due to coronavirus, many are turning to curbside pickup for Mother’s Day brunches and dinners.
4 Twin Cities Chefs, 1 Restaurant Named James Beard Award FinalistsFour Twin Cities chefs and one restaurant have been named finalists for the most prestigious award in the culinary industry: The James Beard Foundation Awards.
DeRusha Eats: The Bachelor Farmer, Marvel Bar Shutting Down For Good Amid Coronavirus PandemicIt’s hosted a president, vice president and first lady. Now one of Minnesota’s most awarded and critically acclaimed restaurants has decided to permanently close.
Meet The Family Behind Holy Land, The Hummus Mecca Of MinneapolisHoly Land is far more than just the restaurant: It’s a one-of-a-kind butcher shop and grocery store, bringing Middle Eastern flavors to the Midwest. It’s also a production facility, where every day they turn 2,500 pounds of dry chickpeas into the now legendary Holy Land Hummus.
DeRusha Eats: ‘Crisp And Green’ Franchises Growing With Help Of Fmr. NBA Player Kris HumphriesIf you want evidence that healthier eating is more than a trend, look no further than the North Loop of Minneapolis, and the latest Crisp & Green.
DeRusha Eats: Hopkins High School Offers Global School Lunch OptionsThe deli roast beef isn't from a package, it's eye of round, sliced in the school cafeteria. Pizzas aren’t frozen either, the kitchen hand-makes sauce and rolls out dough for 300 pizzas a day.
Rockford High School Boasts High-Tech Garden, 'Rock Star' ChefOn an early Tuesday morning, the only real sound in Rockford High School's cafeteria is the sizzle of a large pan loaded with vegetables. Chef Harlan Adelman is preparing mirepoix for soup and sandwich day.