Category Archives: Matthew Mathlage

cook like matthew mathlage: thai braised short ribs

Braised short ribs, one of my favorite dishes hands-down. If it’s on a menu, I almost certainly cannot resist. We also enjoy making this savory dish at home, too, either as part of a ragu or alongside polenta or mashed potatoes. And now as chef Matt Mathlage of Light Bistro shares with us here, I’ll […]

cook like matthew mathlage

I like Light Bistro for a variety of reasons, and have often said that if something had to replace Parker’s Bistro, I was glad this was it. The food is wonderful, I love the space and of course, the chef regularly supports local. I’m also a fan of the ongoing events that  chef/owner Matt Mathlage […]

grasshoppers and saturday lunch

In this morning’s restaurant row, Joe Crea over at the PD talks about a few changes at Light Bistro – plus the fabulous food (that he sampled with Parker Bosley!), as well as menu changes over at everyone’s favorite modern Mexican joint, Momocho. On a personal note, I am very happy that Light Bistro will […]

q & a with matthew mathlage

I was sad to see Parker’s American Bistro close. Chef Parker Bosley was (is) an amazing and smart chef and his Ohio City restaurant was a favorite place to dine. Lucky for us, something equally as wonderful moved right into that charming and cozy house turned restaurant – Light Bistro. And with executive chef/owner (and […]