From the monthly archives:

March 2010

Last month I flew to San Francisco to judge the Scharffen Berger Chocolate Adventure Contest. It was a fantastic day filled with chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate along with great company. The winners have been announced and the recipes were phenomenal. The winning recipes were simple and effective, very creative uses in the most basic [...]


This Is Me Making A Point. Get It?

by Matt on March 26, 2010


In Defense Of Food Stylists

by Matt on March 23, 2010

A few weeks ago I was on the phone with a potential client. We were discussing photography needs for their restaurant, a spot that features natural and vegan food. We talked about how many shots are feasible in one day, what their usage requirements would be, and how many people I’d need to assemble for [...]


Cookbook Reviews: Spain

by Matt on March 3, 2010

I’m so pleased to bring to you the second installment of the new Cookbook Review column here at Mattbites from our friend Kristina Gill. The fact that she lives in Rome yet doesn’t visit Spain regularly is a point of contention for me but imma let that go for now. Take it away, Kristina! This [...]



by Matt on March 1, 2010

Gazpacho, how much do I love you? This cold, raw tomato soup hails from Andalusia, Spain and if I don’t get my butt to España soon I will be forever cranky. I wanted to do something Spanish to coincide with the new Cookbook Review column here on Mattbites from the lovely Kristina Gill. This week [...]