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

Breakfast: 20 don't-miss dishes at Twin Cities eateries

Weekend brunch may be the fastest-growing segment of the dining industry. But weekday breakfast? It’s not so prolific. Here are 20 ideas that extend the a.m. meal beyond the Tremendous Twelve, the Egg McMuffin and the Grand Slam.

Updated: June 09, 2014, - 02:16 PM

Withering Glance: On high school and humiliation

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

Updated: June 06, 2014, - 11:24 AM

Cold comfort: This summer's gotta-have ice cream treats

Thanks to blueberry-honey frozen custard and other frozen innovations, battling summertime temperatures is easier – and tastier – than ever.

Updated: June 06, 2014, - 11:19 AM

The chocolate cookie everyone will want to bake

In a preview to his upcoming cookbook, Cronut inventor Dominique Ansel releases the recipe for a remarkable (and remarkably easy to prepare) chocolate cookie. And it’s gluten-free.

Updated: June 04, 2014, - 03:11 PM

Restaurant news: Bradstreet Craftshouse headed to Lowry Hill

The former Rye Deli & Bar in Minneapolis hasn’t stayed fallow for long. It’s soon to become the new home of Bradstreet Craftshouse, the influential 5-year-old craft cocktail establishment.

Updated: June 04, 2014, - 08:52 AM

Great Chefs: Patrick Atanalian adds a personal touch

Once Sanctuary chef Patrick Atanalian implements a new menu, he immediately starts in on plans for the next one, using his five-course tasting menu as his laboratory.

Updated: May 30, 2014, - 11:34 AM

Withering Glance: Much to love about 'Normal Heart'

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

Updated: May 23, 2014, - 02:03 PM

Dining out: Patio season

The 2014 patio season has arrived, finally. Here are three can't-miss places to enjoy it.

Updated: May 23, 2014, - 01:51 PM

Withering Glance: Things We Love

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

Updated: May 16, 2014, - 01:59 PM

Diner's Journal: new restaurants

Here are some new entries in the never-ending parade of new restaurants.

Updated: May 16, 2014, - 01:36 PM

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