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

Diner's Journal: Duluth restaurants

The New Scenic Cafe belongs on any Duluth dining itinerary. These restaurants do, too.

Updated: May 02, 2014, - 10:25 AM

A taste of the New Scenic Cafe in cookbook form

Can’t get to Duluth’s New Scenic Cafe? Get a taste of the restaurant through its just-released cookbook.

Updated: May 02, 2014, - 10:18 AM

Restaurant notes: Lynn on Bryant closing

Here’s a sad way to start the month of May: after just 18 glorious months, the Lynn on Bryant is closing.

Updated: April 30, 2014, - 03:02 PM

From the Travel Desk: Visit farmers markets

A surefire way to nail down your tourist travel bearings is taking your eyes, nose and taste buds to the local farmers market.

Updated: April 25, 2014, - 08:42 AM

Diner's Journal: Post-prom dining destinations

Keep the prom party going at these late-night dining destinations.

Updated: April 25, 2014, - 08:35 AM

Restaurant notes: Digby's Burgers-Pizza-Beer, Blue Stone Steak & Seafood

First it was Flame. Now the powers that be at Rosedale have wisely skipped another cookie-cutter chain in favor of a local restaurateur.

Updated: April 23, 2014, - 03:45 PM

Withering Glance rests its weary head – on a contoured pillow

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

Updated: April 18, 2014, - 01:08 PM

Diner's Journal: Conversation-friendly restaurants

Yes, it’s possible to enjoy a conversation over dinner. Try these places.

Updated: April 18, 2014, - 12:57 PM

A deli's demise: Q&A with Rye Deli owner David Weinstein

When he opened Rye Deli in the fall of 2011, first-time restaurateur David Weinstein promised a different kind of deli. It was fun while it lasted.

Updated: April 17, 2014, - 12:36 PM

St. Paul’s storied Lexington Restaurant sold again

A Thursday news conference is planned by the buyers, who are connected with popular Minneapolis restaurants.

Updated: April 14, 2014, - 08:54 PM

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