Freewheelin’ Food: Chef Matt Elias & The Bodega CA.

In the past decade or so food trucks, and the offerings they serve, have enjoyed an unexpected renaissance. It wasn’t long ago that this genre was dominated by ramshackle four-wheeled dives dishing out mediocre pedestrian fare to appease a mass palate. While those still exist, there is also a new breed of food truck on the scene. These nomadic kitchens are manned by innovative chefs who have honed their culinary chops in high-end restaurants.
— by KAREN PAVONE | Farminista's Feast | May 2018
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The Bodega Serves Gourmet Food on Wheels

Through the hard work of Chef Matthew Elias, and his front of house partner Laine Ayre, the Bodega bucks any such notion, offering food and service on par with the area’s best restaurants, only coming to you in unpretentious and often beautiful settings throughout the North Bay.
— HOUSTON PORTER for the ARGUS-COURIER | June 20, 2017


(New) California street food inspired by whatever Chef Matthew Elias finds at the farm markets. Dishes have included smoked sturgeon toast, chorizo hash, blueberry fritters and the popular “Bodega” buttermilk fried chicken sandwich with green goddess cole slaw, and bacon brown sugar cookies.
— HEATHER IRWIN | Bite Club Eats, Sonoma Magazine | June 26, 2017
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Weekend Getaway: 12 Things to Do in Petaluma

Keep the beer flowing and the food coming at The Block, an open air food truck market and beer garden.
— SARAH STIERCH | Photo by HEATHER IRWIN | Sonoma Magazine