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

Withering Glance: Design missteps on ramps and roads

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

Updated: July 25, 2014, - 02:07 PM

Restaurant review: 4 stars for Heyday in Minneapolis

REVIEW: It's all about serious fun at the Minneapolis restaurant Heyday. And flavor, of course. Chef Jim Christiansen’s culinary pyrotechnics earn four stars.

Updated: July 23, 2014, - 04:01 PM

Weekend brunch at the farmers markets

Thanks to an ever-growing number of savvy entrepreneurs, a Saturday or Sunday farmers market run can easily evolve into a quick, informal, affordable and delicious brunch outing.

Updated: July 19, 2014, - 03:31 PM

Withering Glance: Second times around

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

Updated: July 17, 2014, - 07:22 PM

A new Twin Cities restaurants rundown

With the recent ­— and unprecedented — deluge of new restaurants raining down on the Twin Cities, diners need a...

Updated: July 12, 2014, - 04:27 PM

Withering Glance adds Web shopping to its cart

Rick Nelson and Claude Peck dispense unasked-for advice about clothing, etiquette, culture, relationships, grooming and more.CP: So much online shopping,...

Updated: July 11, 2014, - 04:18 PM

Withering Glance: Tales of yore from the front and back seat

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

Updated: July 03, 2014, - 12:25 PM

Day trip: Along the St. Croix

One of the Midwest’s great getaways lies just 25 miles east of downtown Minneapolis. It’s the St. Croix River, where the scenery is one restorative vista after the next. It's also dotted with food and drink opportunities.

Updated: July 03, 2014, - 06:44 AM

Withering Glance confronts a misunderstanding

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

Updated: June 27, 2014, - 01:42 PM

Two dozen taste-bud thrills added to this year’s State Fair

The world’s on-a-stick capital isn’t resting on its battered and deep-fried laurels, pledging butter-poached “Canadian lobster pieces,” sausage-egg-pancake sandwiches, gluten-free brats and a shrimp/cream-cheese concoction.

Updated: June 25, 2014, - 11:18 PM

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