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

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

Withering Glance: Perils of shopping alone

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

Updated: October 18, 2013, - 02:32 PM

Travail's Umami offers a new kind of dining

REVIEW: Travail's spontaneous, fun-loving offshoot is breaking all kinds of rules. Thank goodness.

Updated: October 17, 2013, - 11:38 AM

Best burgers in the Twin Cities? From the rare to the well-done

Ask a dozen people to define their idea of a great burger, and chances are you’ll receive as many different answers. But here are eight of our favorites.

Updated: October 16, 2013, - 03:33 PM

Copper Pot spices up the Indian trail

The Copper Pot Indian Grill is that rare Twin Cities Indian restaurant that doesn’t adopt the same-old, same-old attitude embraced by the majority of its lookalike competitors.

Updated: October 16, 2013, - 03:17 PM

Restaurant news: Goodbye to Heidi's

Heidi’s owners Stewart and Heidi Woodman are calling it quits. The restaurant is closing its doors on New Year’s Eve.

Updated: October 16, 2013, - 03:05 PM

Withering Glance: Junk food we have known and loved

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

Updated: October 11, 2013, - 03:13 PM

Belmore: the oddball diner for downtown Minneapolis

REVIEW: Restaurant veteran Doug Anderson is back, this time in short-order territory. As restaurants go, his Belmore is an oddball, and that’s a trait we should all welcome.

Updated: October 09, 2013, - 04:37 PM

Where to eat Mexican? Start at Las Teresitas.

I'm continually asked, “What’s a good Mexican restaurant?” Here’s my go-to reply: Las Teresitas.

Updated: October 09, 2013, - 02:39 PM

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