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

Broders' Terzo is a first-rate wine bar

REVIEW: The third time's a real charmer as the first-rate wine bar Terzo becomes the latest addition to the Broder restaurant family at 50th and Penn in southwest Minneapolis.

Updated: September 26, 2013, - 09:47 AM

Unfolding the secrets of Indian cooking

With his latest title, Twin Cities cookbook author Raghavan Iyer breaks down the complexities of Indian cooking, one how-to photograph and kitchen tip at a time.

Updated: September 25, 2013, - 03:41 PM

Cossetta Alimentari builds on a legacy

REVIEW: Bigger and better, St. Paul's Cossetta 2.0 offers plenty that's new, with a nod to the past.

Updated: September 19, 2013, - 12:15 PM

Who has the best plan for renovating Nicollet Mall?

There was music to our ears at this week’s presentations by three finalists for a planned makeover of Nicollet Mall, home to the Holidazzle parade route and our favorite Minneapolis thoroughfare.

Updated: September 19, 2013, - 10:08 AM

An interview with Domenica Marchetti

In her latest cookbook, author Domenica Marchetti suggests that the path to Italian authenticity lies in kale, fennel and other gifts from the Italian garden.

Updated: September 18, 2013, - 03:38 PM

First call for the Taste Holiday Cookie Contest

December arrives in just 10 weeks. Here’s another startling fact: The deadline for the 11th annual Taste Holiday Cookie Contest is in less than a month.

Updated: September 18, 2013, - 03:35 PM

Counter Intelligence: A new face at the Modern Cafe

There’s a new chef at the helm of the Modern Cafe. He’s Taelyn Lang, who had been cooking at the Bachelor Farmer. Plus more restaurant news.

Updated: September 18, 2013, - 03:27 PM

Counterintelligence: Travail, Zen Box Izakaya, Butcher & the Boar

The owners of Travail Kitchen and Amusements in Robbinsdale put up a plea on Kickstarter on Tuesday and exceeded their $75,000 goal in just a few hours. Plus more restaurant news.

Updated: September 12, 2013, - 03:23 PM

Withering Glance: TV series viewers spoilin' for a fight

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

Updated: September 07, 2013, - 04:08 PM

Counter Intelligence: Vinaigrettes, oysters, sausages and more

After a nine-year run, south suburban restaurant pioneers Dan and Kay Shimek have called it quits. Plus more restaurant news.

Updated: September 04, 2013, - 03:06 PM

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