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

Withering Glance: The Nora Ephron fan club

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

Updated: November 22, 2013, - 02:08 PM

Ginger-molasses cake for Thanksgiving alternative

A super-powered ginger-molasses cake is a feisty Thanksgiving alternative to pumpkin pie.

Updated: November 20, 2013, - 02:56 PM

Counter Intelligence: MIA overhauling dining options

Visitors to the Minneapolis Institute of Arts will notice some major changes to the museum, and not just the newly redesigned African art galleries.

Updated: November 14, 2013, - 04:53 PM

FireLake Grill marks a turnaround for Mall of America

REVIEW: One of the Mall of America’s enduring mysteries is squaring its ability to lure buzz-worthy retailers against a mediocre dining-and-drinking track record.

Updated: November 14, 2013, - 04:53 PM

Pillsbury Bake-Off winner announced

What does it take to win a million dollars?At the 46th Pillsbury Bake-Off, held Monday in Las Vegas, the answer...

Updated: November 13, 2013, - 02:01 PM

Restaurant news: Agra Culture Kitchen & Press, Oak Grill

A new salad spot is opening in Uptown, and the classic Oak Grill in Minneapolis is getting a makeover.

Updated: November 06, 2013, - 04:36 PM

Eden Prairie surprise: Tavern 4&5

REVIEW: Appealing gastropub fare and craft beers reinvigorate an Eden Praire strip mall.

Updated: November 06, 2013, - 04:16 PM

Withering Glance finds its inner love bug

Rick Nelson and Claude Peck dispense unasked-for advice about clothing, etiquette, culture, relationships, grooming and more.RN: Hey Mister Glass-Half-Empty, I’m...

Updated: November 01, 2013, - 05:30 PM

Chef Shack parks it, and other restaurant news

Another food truck goes bricks-and-mortar, bakeries open, sustainable sushi, gourmet burgers in Excelsior and more.

Updated: October 31, 2013, - 04:02 PM

Withering Glance: Dressing up and wigging out on Halloween

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

Updated: October 25, 2013, - 02:09 PM

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