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

Head south for fall's final day trips -- and prime dining

All the climatologists are predicting an autumn-leaves season for the record books. That’s reason enough to get out of town for the day, and for a meal.

Updated: September 24, 2014, - 03:56 PM

Withering Glance: A-frayed so: Old sweaters must go

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

Updated: September 19, 2014, - 01:19 PM

New brunches await late sleepers

Wake up, sleepyhead! There’s a morning meal awaiting you somewhere in town.

Updated: September 19, 2014, - 01:02 PM

Beyond the food truck, Hola Arepa has a tasty way to say 'hello'

REVIEW: At lively Hola Arepa, the welcome transition from food truck to stand-alone restaurant is seamless, and impressive. If a Food Truck 101 course is being taught somewhere, surely the Hola Arepa story will become a chapter in the class’ textbook.

Updated: September 18, 2014, - 01:42 PM

Say goodbye to Figlio, again

The company behind Crave has multiple changes in the works, locally and nationally.

Updated: September 18, 2014, - 10:35 AM

A dinner table for 2,000 on St. Paul's Victoria St.

Over chicken and collard greens, artist Seitu Jones is jump-starting a dinnertime conversation about healthful cooking and eating.

Updated: September 15, 2014, - 10:53 AM

Withering Glance: Can we talk about the death of Joan?

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

Updated: September 12, 2014, - 03:30 PM

Winner, winner, chicken dinner: Your new favorite roast chicken recipe

There’s always a need for recipes that are affordable, easy to prepare and satisfying. If only I’d grown up eating...

Updated: September 12, 2014, - 03:24 PM

Burger bonanza: Savor the best in the Twin Cities

Where are the best burgers in the Twin Cities? That's what restaurant critic Rick Nelson seeks to find out each week. He's rooted out the best, from first-rate fast-fooders to chef-driven beauties. Here are his can't-miss choices.

Updated: September 11, 2014, - 09:57 AM

Withering Glance: When a gay character on TV was a big deal

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

Updated: September 05, 2014, - 01:15 PM

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