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: 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

Eight great food trucks worth a visit

As food trucks continue to multiply, these eight stand out among the crowd. There’s a hall-of-fame list, too.

Updated: June 25, 2014, - 03:43 PM

Taste 50: Celebrating Minn. farmers markets

In the ninth annual Taste 50, get a glimpse inside this fast-growing and ever-changing world.

Updated: June 25, 2014, - 03:22 PM

Restaurant news: Many openings and food festivals

So very many openings6Smith (294 E. Grove Lane, Wayzata, www.6smith.com), the contemporary steakhouse (and primo Lake Minnetonka-gazing venue) by chef...

Updated: June 25, 2014, - 02:34 PM

Withering Glance: Swimming costumes we have known and loathed

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

Updated: June 20, 2014, - 02:00 PM

Diner's Journal: Three prime patios

With its made-for-summer design, the dining room at Loring Kitchen & Bar embraces the outdoors — and the green sweep of Loring Park — in a major way.

Updated: June 20, 2014, - 01:46 PM

Archivist offers guided tour through Minneapolis gay history

Follow along as archivist and author Stewart Van Cleve shines a light on a little-known side of the city’s past.

Updated: June 19, 2014, - 11:11 AM

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