Beyond BevMo!

Sacramento Magazine by Catherine Warmerdam Wine lovers are an intrepid bunch, going to far-flung vineyards in the hope of unearthing something new and unusual to add to their cellars. But for those who don’t want to burn up a tank of gas just to find a good bottle of wine, a handful of local restaurants […]

Pizza: Bee’s critic lists his area favorites

The Sacramento Bee by Blair Anthony Robertson Overall score: 90 Really good crust with a bit of char to the edges, the pizza here is a winner. Try the no-holds-barred “The Matteo” with Italian sausage, pepperoni, chorizo, bacon and spicy tomato sauce. It was thrilling to the taste buds, while the “California,” with organic chicken, artichoke hearts […]

Never Look at Monday’s the Same

Examiner by Tammi Korbmaker Mondays.  Bah Humbug Last Monday, however, was an exception to the perceived worst day of the week.  I set aside my Monday blues, grabbed the BFF, and headed out to a food and wine event at Matteo’s, Matt Woolston’s eponymous neighborhood joint at the Five Points center in Carmichael. As any […]

Dining Divas

Sacramento Magazine by Gloria Glyer 1-second review: “Very good for a nice pizza evening out,” said Sue Scotland; husband Art called it a “be-back restaurant.” Ambiance: Not your typical pizza parlor, said Cathy Taylor, who liked the neighborhood charm and bistro food. Dishing on the dishes: Lunchers agreed (a rarity) on their favorites: Bledsoe pulled-pork sliders; […]

Carmichael Pies

News Review by Greg Lucas Matteo’s is molto bene. Like OneSpeed in East Sacramento, the Carmichael eatery pitches itself as primarily a pizza place. Like OneSpeed, it’s a lot more. And a primary reason is the gifted owner and chef. In Matteo’s case, that is Matt Woolston, head honcho along with his wife, Yvette, at the Supper Club […]

They’re Baaack – Burgers & Pizza That Is

Sacramento Magazine by Kira O’Donnell The Californian—Matteo’s Pizza & Bistro Leave the calorie counter at home—this pizza is slathered with a rich garlic cream, then topped with hunks of organic chicken, baby artichoke hearts, sun-dried tomatoes and goat cheese. Wolfgang Puck would be proud.  

Through Word of Mouth, Matteo’s Thrives

Valcom News by Benn Hodapp Business is booming in the month since its opening, and not just because of the menu and atmosphere. Both Matt and Yvette stressed the importance of keeping their prices affordable so that families can come out and have a nice time with good food without hemorrhaging money. “I want people to […]

Matteo’s Gets Ready to Open

Sacramento Magazine Supper Club owner Matt Woolston says his new Arden Park restaurant, Matteo’s Pizza & Bistro, will open by the end of September. On the menu: pizza, pasta and grilled dishes, plus an extensive lineup of beers (both tap and bottled) and wines. Woolston and his wife, Yvette, have spent the summer renovating the old Steve’s Pizza restaurant in the […]