Jason DeRusha

@DeRushaEats

A WCCO-TV reporter, and Minnesota Monthly freelance restaurant critic, tweeting about dining and wine. Normally I'm @DeRushaJ.

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Tickets to dine: we eat in three weeks in Chicago, and its already paid for.

I feel like a mixologist here: blended watermelon from Featherstone Farm into juice, mixed with half lemonade. Yum.

This is what I'm talking about: Duff's Famous Buffalo Wings. Medium Hot (is very hot, but I could have gone hot!)

Feeling like a nerd - checking out the new Lund's in downtown Minneapolis. It's pretty.

Nice tour of - menu is promising, small bites were tasty, new chef Ben Mauk's quinoa croquette:

Any dessert suggestions For ?

Great shoot for Saturday 8AM on ! The recipe for oatmeal pancakes, plus Chef TJ's real brunch.

Boo Boos Taste of Chicago in Columbia Heights is worth a visit for Vienna Beef dogs & Italian Beef sandwiches.

Good lord the oysters are insanely good!

St. Paul Fest is underway for the DeRushas: for oysters and cocktails!

Wow. Supenn Harrison of Sawatdee said she made $36,000 in 2011; $80k in 1997. Via Parade Magazine

Sarah Agnew and Valeri Mudek were gorg tonight

The desserts are sooo pretty.

I get amazing beers like the Rye Wyne Ale at in Maple Grove! #NotSponsored

Look at the sushi!

Funny thing about the #chefchallenge: the est dish was in a prelim, round 1, Jack's turkey curry roll-up.

Here's Chef Flicker's floating island dessert that won the $10k #ChefChallenge (pic via )

Congrats to Doug Flicker for defeating the excellent Jim Kyndberg . #ChefChallenge

my fellow judges and I are ready to rock at #ChefChallenge semifinals!

here's my late night scene #ResponsibleDad