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

La Chaya Bistro review

A little Mexico, a little Italy, a lot of good looks

Updated: February 04, 2013, - 12:49 PM

Taking it to the Max

The lunch crowd knows a good deal -- and a good location -- at restaurant Max in the Hotel Minneapolis.

Updated: February 04, 2013, - 12:46 PM

Small and satisfying

Will "small" be the next big thing? Quality shines in this "not-so-big" restaurant.

Updated: February 04, 2013, - 12:41 PM

Haute & heavy

Chef Landon Schoenefeld taps the rich side of comfort food.

Updated: February 04, 2013, - 12:06 PM

Withering Glance: Astrologically speaking

We Zodiac Twins share a quick wit and a thirst for novelty. Well, then there is that emotionally distant thing. And the fickleness.

Updated: February 01, 2013, - 02:10 PM

Check, Please: Super Sunday suppers

While the rest of America is watching the Super Bowl, you could be out enjoying a Sunday supper.

Updated: February 01, 2013, - 01:54 PM

Dining Deal: 'National Pancake Day' at IHOP

Although every day is technically Pancake Day at IHOP, the chain more formally known as the International House of Pancakes is dubbing Tuesday “National Pancake Day.”

Updated: February 01, 2013, - 01:52 PM

Soup's on at these Twin Cities hotspots

Brrrr. It's time for the bracing warmth of a big bowl of soup. Here are nine standouts from Twin Cities chefs.

Updated: January 30, 2013, - 04:54 PM

Figlio, Uptown's shuttered stalwart, resurfaces at the West End

REVIEW: The fabled Figlio name has returned -- in pink neon, naturally -- with different ownership, a new location and a similar semi-Italian accent.

Updated: January 24, 2013, - 09:12 AM

Counter Intelligence: On a roll with sushi

Decisions, decisions, decisions.When One Two Three Sushi opens early next month on the skyway level of the IDS Crystal Court...

Updated: January 23, 2013, - 04:15 PM

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