From the monthly archives:

August 2009

Good Bite: Decadent Pasta Recipes

by Matt on August 19, 2009

My latest video about decadent pasta recipes with my very good friends Elise and Diane is now online at Good Bite. Or you can watch it here below. I must tell you how fun it is working with my friends and maybe one day they will let me make a video with David Lebovitz. Ok, [...]


Summer Fest!

by Matt on August 18, 2009

Yes Yes and YES!  We’re on Week 4 of our Summer Fest and can I tell you how jazzed I am to be featuring tomatoes? I’ve written so much about them before so I won’t tell you how I’m a freak for them, alrighty? For me it’s just not summer without them. I think the [...]


Food Styling Classes

by Matt on August 14, 2009

Ok, this is something I’m truly excited about and hope you will be too! I’ve teamed up with my dear friends Denise Vivaldo and Cindie Flannigan, Food Styling Veterans, and created our first Food Styling Class and Photography Workshop to be held at my photography studio in downtown Long Beach, California. This weekend event, held [...]


Green Goddess A La Mateo

by Matt on August 12, 2009

In case you’re wondering who Mateo is, that’s me. That’s my name in Spanish, a title only used at home by my grandparents and when I did something terribly wrong as a child. I’m sure you can hear it now: “MATEOOOOOOOOOO!”  For some reason it has more zing that just “oh Matt, quit falling out [...]


Summer Fest 2009: Beans and Greens Week

by Matt on August 11, 2009



My Review of “Julie & Julia”

by Matt on August 6, 2009

March, 2010 Matt’s Footnote: Before you set the Snark Police on me, please know this: this reviewer adores Nora and Amy but felt the strength of the movie lies 100% with Meryl’s portrayal of Julia Child. Have a nice day.


Summer Fest Week 2: Fruits From Trees!

by Matt on August 4, 2009

This is week two in our amazingly fun Summer Fest! Thanks to everyone who left comments, all your amazing suggestions and tips have been so priceless! For more on how this all works visit my post last week here and remember to leave comments here and on your blog as well as the other hosts. [...]