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.
From Zipp's Liquors to Oregon's Wine CountryThis is a love story about a grape, a woman, and German wine. They all came together for Bill Hooper one night at the Turf Club in St. Paul about 15 years ago.
DeRusha Eats: The Father-Daughter Duo Of Mpls’ Peppers & FriesBurgers and burritos might not be the most logical pairing for a restaurant menu, but that’s exactly what’s on the menu at Peppers and Fries in Minneapolis.
DeRusha Eats: T-Rex Cookie CaféIf the half-pound cookies aren't big enough, Tina Rexing has created a five-pound, $40 cookie.
Mpls. Chef A Finalist For Nat’l Culinary Award With 'Young Joni'From an Ivy League education, to a career as a professional actor, to the chef and owner of three restaurants now up for the most prestigious award in the culinary world.
After 20 Years, Oceanaire Still Serves Cities' Special OccasionsOceanaire was the first Twin Cities restaurant to really show that seafood can be fantastic in the middle of landlocked Minnesota.