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

Our much-researched pick for the best chocolate chip cookies

After relying on the Toll House standard, a baker goes in search of a new go-to chocolate-chip cookie recipe, and finds five. All are so delicious — and relatively easy to prepare — that you may never go back to Toll House.

Updated: February 04, 2015, - 04:10 PM

Tips for each recipe we love in the Chocolate Chip Cookie Project

And the winner is …NEW YORK TIMES' CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIESReason to bake: Where to begin? This recipe is perhaps the...

Updated: February 04, 2015, - 03:52 PM

Counter intelligence: Culinary Olympics medal winners, new Ridgedale restaurant, closings and reopenings

Minneapolis medals in the culinary OlympicsTwo Minneapolis chefs were basking in the international spotlight last week in a pair of...

Updated: February 04, 2015, - 02:29 PM

Meet Surly's man in the kitchen

Meet chef Jorge Guzman, who loves working and loves learning about beer.

Updated: January 31, 2015, - 08:13 PM

Withering Glance: Balanchine ballets elevate NYC trip

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

Updated: January 30, 2015, - 01:36 PM

Third Bird takes flight in Minneapolis

Over the past two decades, restaurateur Kim Bartmann has immeasurably enriched the local dining scene by launching one quirky, innovative property after another. But her latest, the Third Bird, might be her greatest.

Updated: January 28, 2015, - 06:21 PM

Twin Cities restaurants opening in 2015

Last year saw a record number of restaurant openings in the Twin Cities, and 2015 is looking similarly productive, including these buzz-worthy projects.

Updated: January 24, 2015, - 08:16 PM

Withering Glance ponders adult education

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

Updated: January 23, 2015, - 02:15 PM

Tryg's, successor to Nora's Restaurant, being torn down for apartments

Time is running out for fans of Tryg’s.Owner Tryg Truelson is closing his great-looking restaurant and bar on Jan. 31.He’s...

Updated: January 21, 2015, - 06:11 PM

In praise of two remakes: Workshop at Union, Le Town Talk

In very different ways, Workshop at Union and Le Town Talk French Diner & Drinkery inject new life into troubled...

Updated: January 21, 2015, - 02:55 PM

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