Rick Nelson

Columnist/Reporter | Dining and Food
Phone: 612-673-4757
Rick Nelson is a restaurant critic and food writer, and he and Claude Peck are the "RN" and "CP," respectively, of Withering Glance, a Sunday column in variety. He also blogs with Lee Svitak Dean in a food blog, Table Talk.

Recent content from Rick Nelson

A deli's demise: Q&A with Rye Deli owner David Weinstein

When he opened Rye Deli in the fall of 2011, first-time restaurateur David Weinstein promised a different kind of deli. It was fun while it lasted.

Updated: April 17, 2014, - 12:36 PM

St. Paul’s storied Lexington Restaurant sold again

A Thursday news conference is planned by the buyers, who are connected with popular Minneapolis restaurants.

Updated: April 14, 2014, - 08:54 PM

Withering Glance: 'Giselle' marks reopening of Northrop Auditorium

Rick Nelson and Claude Peck dispense unasked-for advice about clothing, etiquette, culture, relationships, grooming and more.

Updated: April 14, 2014, - 03:18 PM

Dining: Holiday restaurant plans

Passover is April 14-22, and Easter is April 20. It's time to make dining plans.

Updated: April 11, 2014, - 01:57 PM

New in Northeast: Three dining gems on Central Avenue

A repurposed drive-in, a gem of a Mexican hole-in-the-wall and a 14-seat icon under new ownership are three reasons to dine on Central Avenue in northeast Minneapolis.

Updated: April 10, 2014, - 02:34 PM

Restaurant notes: New foods at Target Field

Andrew Zimmern’s AZ Canteen leads the pack with three must-have offerings.

Updated: April 09, 2014, - 01:15 PM

Withering Glance: When Hollywood finally made a gay movie

Rick Nelson and Claude Peck dispense unasked-for advice about clothing, etiquette, culture, relationships, grooming and more.CP: When you pleaded with...

Updated: April 04, 2014, - 03:43 PM

New York City chef Gavin Kaysen is headed to downtown Minneapolis' North Loop

After seven years at the helm of one of New York City’s top restaurants, Bloomington native Gavin Kaysen is leaving his executive chef post at Café Boulud and returning to the Twin Cities to open a North Loop restaurant he’s calling Merchant.

Updated: March 31, 2014, - 07:31 PM

A guide to making perfect quiche, every time

Versatile and easy to prepare, quiche is making a comeback. Minneapolis pastry chef Amy Kelsch provides a how-to tutorial.

Updated: March 30, 2014, - 11:44 AM

After renovation, Northrop Auditorium is ready to dance again

Dramatically changed after a three-year renovation, the University of Minnesota's Northrop Auditorium is poised to reopen next weekend.

Updated: March 29, 2014, - 10:48 PM

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