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

Dining: Holiday restaurant plans

Passover is April 14-22, and Easter is April 20. It's time to make dining plans.

Updated: April 11, 2014, - 01:57 PM

New in Northeast: Three dining gems on Central Avenue

A repurposed drive-in, a gem of a Mexican hole-in-the-wall and a 14-seat icon under new ownership are three reasons to dine on Central Avenue in northeast Minneapolis.

Updated: April 10, 2014, - 02:34 PM

Restaurant notes: New foods at Target Field

Andrew Zimmern’s AZ Canteen leads the pack with three must-have offerings.

Updated: April 09, 2014, - 01:15 PM

Withering Glance: When Hollywood finally made a gay movie

Rick Nelson and Claude Peck dispense unasked-for advice about clothing, etiquette, culture, relationships, grooming and more.CP: When you pleaded with...

Updated: April 04, 2014, - 03:43 PM

New York City chef Gavin Kaysen is headed to downtown Minneapolis' North Loop

After seven years at the helm of one of New York City’s top restaurants, Bloomington native Gavin Kaysen is leaving his executive chef post at Café Boulud and returning to the Twin Cities to open a North Loop restaurant he’s calling Merchant.

Updated: March 31, 2014, - 07:31 PM

A guide to making perfect quiche, every time

Versatile and easy to prepare, quiche is making a comeback. Minneapolis pastry chef Amy Kelsch provides a how-to tutorial.

Updated: March 30, 2014, - 11:44 AM

After renovation, Northrop Auditorium is ready to dance again

Dramatically changed after a three-year renovation, the University of Minnesota's Northrop Auditorium is poised to reopen next weekend.

Updated: March 29, 2014, - 10:48 PM

Withering Glance: Instruments of torture

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

Updated: March 28, 2014, - 12:38 PM

Friday fish fry: Three options

Friday fish fry season is upon us. Hurrah. Here are three options in the Twin Cities.

Updated: March 28, 2014, - 12:24 PM

Restaurant news: Hola Arepa opening storefront

Say “hola” to a bricks-and-mortar store. The happy trend of food truck operators matriculating into full-fledged restaurateurs continues.

Updated: March 27, 2014, - 07:05 PM

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