DeRusha Eats: The Sunshine Factory Burns Bright In PlymouthThe Sunshine Factory opened in New Hope in 1976, and everything about it screamed the '70s.
DeRusha Eats: Famed 'Bread In Five' Book Series Tackles Sweet, Holiday BreadsThe latest version of the "Bread in Five" book series amps up the sweet factor: "Holiday and Celebration Bread In Five Minutes A Day."
DeRusha Eats: San Pedro Cafe Brings Wildly Popular Caribbean Cuisine To HudsonJason DeRusha checks out the incredibly popular San Pedro Cafe, where the fire in the kitchen matches the heat on the plate.
DeRusha Eats: Maverick's Real Roast BeefIn January, the doors were closed, the slicer stopped. The original owners had endured personal and financial struggles, but Tim Hughes jumped in to buy a counter service, strip mall icon.
Pazzaluna Workers Still Serving St. Paul 20 Years After OpeningPazzaluna Urban Italian has become an iconic downtown St. Paul restaurant -- a hot spot bringing together Wild fans and the theater crowd.
DeRusha Eats: The Great Minnesota Cookie BookYou'll find Swedish Shortbreads, Cardamom Crescents and Sambuca Chocolate Crinkles. It’s a contest that brings out the competitive nature in Minnesota bakers.
'Dream Come True': Man Brings Authentic Roadside Mexican Food To Twin CitiesHe fell in love with roadside food in Mexico as a truck driver there. Now, Adrian Ramirez has brought that food to the Twin Cities suburbs -- and his family business keeps growing.
Blue Door Celebrates 10 Years Of BlucysBlue Door is also one of the first spots you could get state-fair type food done in a more gourmet setting.
Jason DeRusha's Top Not-New State Fair FoodsIt may shock you, but one of the State Fair's biggest-selling items misses Jason's top 10 favorites.
From Cabin To Contemporary: Famous Dave's New LookTwin Cities-based Famous Dave's has been in a free-fall: 6 CEOS over the last 6 years. But closing a bunch of money-losing locations and making some drastic changes at a north suburban test restaurant appears to be paying off.
Sweet Tooth? Minneapolis Restaurant Only Serves DessertIt feels fresh, and exciting and so does the menu. It's divided by type of dessert, not by flavor profile.
After Resisting The Taproom Trend, Summit Opens The Rathskeller"It really is a personal experience for beer drinkers. They want to touch it and drink it and they want to be in the environment so to speak.”
The Family Secret Behind Woodbury's Oldest RestaurantRon and Ally Henry opened the pizza spot in 1973, when Woodbury was mostly made up of farm fields.
Minn. Mother Makes 'Craftmade Aprons' For Sons & Chefs Everywhere This is a story about a mom, her three sons who are all chefs, and an apron that’s made in Minnesota.
Brooklyn Park Drive-In Like A Time Machine TripPicture a 1964 Pontiac, a hot fresh cheeseburger, and a uniformed employee hanging your tray on your driver’s side window.