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

Weekend brunch at the farmers markets

Thanks to an ever-growing number of savvy entrepreneurs, a Saturday or Sunday farmers market run can easily evolve into a quick, informal, affordable and delicious brunch outing.

Updated: July 19, 2014, - 03:31 PM

Withering Glance: Second times around

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

Updated: July 17, 2014, - 07:22 PM

A new Twin Cities restaurants rundown

With the recent ­— and unprecedented — deluge of new restaurants raining down on the Twin Cities, diners need a...

Updated: July 12, 2014, - 04:27 PM

Withering Glance adds Web shopping to its cart

Rick Nelson and Claude Peck dispense unasked-for advice about clothing, etiquette, culture, relationships, grooming and more.CP: So much online shopping,...

Updated: July 11, 2014, - 04:18 PM

Withering Glance: Tales of yore from the front and back seat

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

Updated: July 03, 2014, - 12:25 PM

Day trip: Along the St. Croix

One of the Midwest’s great getaways lies just 25 miles east of downtown Minneapolis. It’s the St. Croix River, where the scenery is one restorative vista after the next. It's also dotted with food and drink opportunities.

Updated: July 03, 2014, - 06:44 AM

Withering Glance confronts a misunderstanding

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

Updated: June 27, 2014, - 01:42 PM

Eight great food trucks worth a visit

As food trucks continue to multiply, these eight stand out among the crowd. There’s a hall-of-fame list, too.

Updated: June 25, 2014, - 03:43 PM

Taste 50: Celebrating Minn. farmers markets

In the ninth annual Taste 50, get a glimpse inside this fast-growing and ever-changing world.

Updated: June 25, 2014, - 03:22 PM

Restaurant news: Many openings and food festivals

So very many openings6Smith (294 E. Grove Lane, Wayzata, www.6smith.com), the contemporary steakhouse (and primo Lake Minnetonka-gazing venue) by chef...

Updated: June 25, 2014, - 02:34 PM

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