After Twin Cities food lovers turned Travail's 2014 Sexy Chef Calendar into a collector's item, the crew is back with an equally over-the-top 2015 edition. Here's the back story.
Updated: December 25, 2014, - 12:03 AM
Restaurant critic Rick Nelson looks back on the 10 best dishes of 2014, including the vegetable holishkes at Brasserie Zentral in Minneapolis.
Updated: December 23, 2014, - 01:12 PM
Rick Nelson and Claude Peck dispense unasked-for advice about clothing, etiquette, culture, relationships, grooming and more. Today, Nicollet Mall.
Updated: December 19, 2014, - 01:55 PM
It’s not too early to reserve a table for an extravagant New Year’s Eve dinner.
Updated: December 19, 2014, - 01:32 PM
Whether it’s spaetzle with rabbit, glazed duck with dumplings or stuffed cabbage rolls, the highly personal menu at Brasserie Zentral in downtown Minneapolis has no local peer. It's the Star Tribune's restaurant of the year.
Updated: December 18, 2014, - 03:59 PM
It’s tough to single out another industry practitioner who has enjoyed chef Lucia Watson’s enduring influence in the hospitality arts. She's just one of the many stories this year in Twin Cities dining.
Updated: December 17, 2014, - 02:55 PM
The coming year is promising to be as active, new restaurant-wise, as 2014. Maybe even busier.
Updated: December 17, 2014, - 02:51 PM
Rick Nelson and Claude Peck dispense unasked-for advice about clothing, etiquette, culture, relationships, grooming and more. Today, holiday cheer.
Updated: December 12, 2014, - 02:38 PM
At the new Minneapolis Holiday Market, go for the potato pancakes, but stay for the weisswurst and apple dumplings. Restaurant critic Rick Nelson dishes on all of the food at the downtown fun spot.
Updated: December 12, 2014, - 08:31 AM