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08-13-17 Small Bites with Glenn Gross and Derek Timm of Bluejeanfood.com

08-13-17

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This Sunday, August 13th at 635pm Small Bites with Glenn Gross and Derek Timm of Bluejeanfood.com on Wildfire Radio has a great lineup. We welcome International Award Winning magician Greg Frewin. Greg Frewin is currently ranked as The International Grand Champion of Magic, having won every major award offered within the magic community. He has placed first in numerous magic competitions including the IBM – International Brotherhood of Magicians the The Society of American Magicians the Canadian Association of Magicians and the Federation Internationale Society of Magique—widely regarded as the Olympics of magic. His winning streak recently culminated with his win of the Magician of the Year award at the World Magic awards, effectively ranking him as the world’s top illusionist. In his fifteen-year professional career Frewin has performed live all over the world, from Japan to Monte Carlo, cruise ships on the high seas to the Vegas Strip. He currently performs sold out shows at one of the top places when you Visit Niagara, Ontario attractions; the Greg Frewin Theatre and Canada is celebrating Canada’s 150th Anniversary of Confederation. Frewin has also appeared on over 35 television programs including NBC’s World’s Greatest Magic, ABC Television Network’s Champions of Magic and his own three-part CBC Toronto special Magic Man: Home for the Holidays. It is a must see show!!!!

When in the area of Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Canada be sure to also stop by Bird Kingdom during your Niagara Falls Tourism. We will talk to Hayley Humphries a Senior Animal Care Supervisor at Bird Kingdom Niagara Falls. At Bird Kingdom be amazed as you enter the World’s Largest Indoor Aviary, where exotic colourful birds fly freely in the multi-level rainforest. Wander on the pathway that begins at the aviary’s top level, taking you behind the magnificent waterfall and down to the jungle floor. Lorikeet Landing provides an unforgettable experience where you can feed and interact with playful lorikeet birds. Within the jungle lies a rare Javanese House from the 1800s, the only of its kind in all of North America. This architectural masterpiece is entirely hand carved solid teak and was incredibly constructed without nails.

All this has me thirsty and hungry. We will also be joined in studio with Chris Dougherty Director of Sales at Downeast Cider House for the Mid Atlantic region. Downeast Cider House was founded by Ross Brockman and Tyler Mosher during their senior year of college. after a considerable amount of time spent on the family orchard, an affinity for farm-fresh apple products was born. meanwhile, at school, the guys could always be found studying. whether it was deep into a weekend night, weds/thur specials at the local library, or perhaps a casual “sunday fun-day study-day,” the fellas were relentlessly toiling away, focused primarily on the classic works of professor busch and his famous theories on the smooth-cold continuum, copper-top revision. Where others have used juice from concentrate, “natural flavorings,” “essences,” artificial sweeteners, and an endless list of excuses, downeast cider house has a firmly established policy of NO SHORTCUTS. no matter the cost to them, they are fully committed to using only fresh-pressed juices and pure, natural ingredients in our cider. when it comes to flavor, there’s no substitute for the best, and that’s what they stand by: simple, honest, authentic. Not to be overlooked, Tom Bera of Philly Blind Pig BBQ will be in studio as well and who knows what delicious food he will be bringing us to try this time.

Then to have us want to get away again, we have Vanessa Rivers of Surf with Vanessa and Glitter&Mud Travel and Rebecca van Dijk of Becky van Dijk Travel the founders of We Are Travel Girls. We Are Travel Girls as the go to site for travel tips, travel quotes and female travel inspiration for any travel articles that you may be working on! It was founded in June 2016 with the dream of creating a top travel site to help promote female travel bloggers, share travel tips and stories, and connect female travelers around the globe. They accept submissions from female travellers and publish 5 stories per week, hold monthly We Are Travel Girls Meet Ups in different cities around the world, publish monthly interviews featuring inspirational women, and we feature thousands of female travel girls from around the globe on our very popular Instagram page WeAreTravelGirls.

This Sunday will also be the in studio debut of Chef Christina Martin of Cooking To Nourish and the recent Nourish on the Go #Vegan mobile cart. Chef Christina has joined Small Bites to give us Vegan Recipes News and why to Eat Drink Vegan.

Actor John DiRenzo will also be helping in studio with his valuable insight and experience in the culinary world.

You say you STILL NEED MORE!!! Don’t forget we still have our regular weekly segments from Courier-Post nightlife correspondent and The New York Times recognized John Howard-Fusco for his news of the week and please remember that John’s new book “A Culinary History of Cape May: Salt Oysters, Beach Plums & Cabernet Franc” from Arcadia Publishing The History Press is now available to buy, Chef Barbie Marshall who is a Chef Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen Season 10 finalist, just announced by FOX she will be starring in the newest season of Hell’s Kitchen #AllStars premiere on September 29th that has Hell’s Kitchen Underground excited, and Chef Barbie was named Pennsylvania’s most influential chef by Cooking Light with her tip of the week, and joke of the week from legendary joke teller Jackie Martling of The Howard Stern Show fame and Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling is releasing his autobiography “The Joke Man: Bow to Stern” from Post Hill Press with foreword by Artie Lange and is available to pre-order on Amazon.com. Fat Jack’s BBQ and Bluejeanfood.com hope you will TuneIn worldwide or catch the following day on iTunes or Player FM.

Also, fyi John Howard-Fusco’s book Culinary History of Cape May was spotlighted this week by Renee Winkler in CPSJ and there are only a few tickets left to see Jackie Martling at Kennett Flash performing with Richard Harkaway at 8pm on Saturday, August 19th at Kennett Flash in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania so be sure to get them while they last!

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Chickie’s & Pete’s at Tropicana Casino & Resort – Atlantic City, NJ

Chickie’s & Pete’s at Tropicana Casino & Resort – Atlantic City, NJ

Located right on the boardwalk to enjoy cool ocean breezes and breath in the salt air while dining on the boardwalk sits Chickie’s & Pete’s at Tropicana Casino & Resort. I had their shellfish chowder soup, Famous CrabFries, and crab cakes.

08-06-17 Small Bites with Glenn Gross and Derek Timm of Bluejeanfood.com

08-06-17

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Craving your weekly fix of Small Bites with Glenn Gross and Derek Timm of Bluejeanfood.com on Wildfire Radio? Don’t fret my friend because this Sunday, August 6th at 635pm we have a great show lineup for you. Joining us in studio will be #Chef Ed Crochet of Rat’s Restaurant at Grounds For Sculpture. Philadelphia’s renowned Starr Events is pleased to announce that Ed Crochet has been named Executive Chef at Rat’s Restaurant at Grounds For Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ. Crochet will also oversee all of Grounds For Sculpture’s food services in his new role.

A graduate of L’Academie de Cuisine Culinary School, Crochet worked in the kitchens of Tom Colicchio’s Crafted Hospitality before joining the Starr Restaurants team at Storico at the New-York Historical Society. He brings his vast culinary experience to Rat’s, a French-focused restaurant famous for its unique setting within the 42-acre sculpture park. Rat’s was conceptually designed to be reminiscent of Claude Monet’s beloved Giverny by sculptor Seward Johnson. It is named after the gregarious character “Ratty,” from Kenneth Grahame’s famed children’s story, The Wind in the Willows. The restaurant patio, noted for its sweeping views and al fresco dining, overlooks a lily pond framed by weeping willows, and the “Monet bridge.”

Chef Crochet’s quickly rose through the ranks from line cook to sous chef, executive sous chef, chef de cuisine, and finally to Executive Chef. His strong kitchen management skills and leadership have been perfected at renowned New York City cultural landmarks, including Carnegie Hall and Citadel. Today, Ed looks to Italy for cooking inspiration. He travels there frequently to inspire his use of hyper-seasonal ingredients and simple executions of his vegetable-forward dishes. Wow, we can’t wait.

Then we welcome Job Itzkowitz the Executive Director of Old City District in studio to talk about Old City Eats Thursday Specials. Old City, Philadelphia showcases its thriving dining scene with the return of #OldCityEats! Old City Eats kicked off Thursday, June 15 and runs every Thursday through August 31, 2017 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. Thirty participating restaurants and bars will offer at least one half-priced appetizer and at least one $4 beer featuring Penn Beer and one $5 cocktail featuring Faber Easy Drinking Liquors. Old City Eats offerings are designed to appeal to neighborhood locals, to business people looking to enjoy sips with their co-workers, and to visiting tourists exploring America’s most historic square mile. This year, Old City Eats is sponsored by Penn Beer Sales & Service and Faber Easy Drinking Liquors.

Also joining us is Chef Deepa Thomas. Chef Deepa will talk to us about her new book “Deepa’s Secrets: Slow Carb New Indian Cuisine” from Skyhorse Publishing, Inc. Publishing, Inc. and all proceeds from the book will go to FoodCorps. The book is a journey from old traditions to modern Indian cooking with deliciously simple and gut-healing recipes that leave you feeling fulfilled—rather than full. We can’t wait!

Actor John DiRenzo will also be helping in studio with his valuable insight and experience in the culinary world.

John will also talk about his recent Facebook Live fireside chat this past Wednesday, August 2nd at 10am with Chef Rosario Del Nero the VP of Culinary and founding chef of Bertucci’s. We hpe you tuned in for some great conversation and delicious food being cooked. If you missed it, click link below at the end of this post to watch.

You say you STILL NEED MORE!!! Don’t forget we still have our regular weekly segments from Courier-Post nightlife correspondent and The New York Times recognized John Howard-Fusco for his news of the week and please remember that John’s new book “A Culinary History of Cape May: Salt Oysters, Beach Plums & Cabernet Franc” from Arcadia Publishing The History Press is now available to buy, Chef Barbie Marshall who is a Chef Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen finalist and was named Pennsylvania’s most influential chef by Cooking Light with her tip of the week, and joke of the week from legendary joke teller Jackie Martling of The Howard Stern Show fame and Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling is releasing his autobiography “The Joke Man: Bow to Stern” from Post Hill Press with foreword by Artie Lange and is available to pre-order on Amazon.com. Fat Jack’s BBQ and Bluejeanfood.com hope you will TuneIn worldwide or catch the following day on iTunes or Player FM.

Also, fyi there are only a few tickets left to see Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling at The Kennett Flash performing with Richard Harkaway at 8pm on Saturday, August 19th at Kennett Flash in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania so be sure to get them while they last!

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Sarcones Deli – Philadelphia, PA – Out of business now

Sarcones Deli – Philadelphia, PA -Now Closed

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I don’t know how you could go wrong with Sarcones amazing rolls. I ordered the
Chicken Italian sandwich which is – chicken cutlet, spinach, sharp provolone. VERY GOOD!!!! Take out only.

07-30-17 Small Bites with Glenn Gross and Derek Timm of Bluejeanfood.com

07-30-17

 

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This Sunday, July 30th at 635pm Small Bites with Glenn Gross and Derek Timm of Bluejeanfood.com on Wildfire Radio has a really fun lineup. We welcome in studio Dave Goldman and Tom Revelli Jr. the owners of Urban Village Brewing Company at The Schmidt’s Commons They have craft beer brewed on-site and paired with delicious breads and brick oven pizzas made from naturally fermented yeast dough – a first for Philadelphia. Yummy!

Then we have Erin James. Erin is the Editor-in-chief of CIDERCRAFT Magazine and Sip Northwest Magazine. She is also the author of “Tasting Cider” from Storey Publishing. This complete guide to North America’s oldest beverage celebrates hard cider’s rich history and its modern makers, as well as its deliciously diverse possibilities. Flavor profiles and tasting guidelines highlight 100 selections of cider — including single varietal, dessert, hopped, and barrel-aged — plus perry, cider’s pear-based cousin.

All this drinking has me getting hungry. Well we also will talk to Matt Moore of Have Her Over For Dinner and the author of “The South’s Best Butts: Pitmaster Secrets for Southern Barbecue Perfection” from Time Inc. Books. In The South’s Best Butts, food writer and Southern gentleman, Matt Moore, waves away clouds of smoke to give barbecue-lovers a sneak peek into the kitchens and smokehouses of a handful of the Barbecue Belt’s most revered pitmasters. He uncovers their tried-and-true techniques gleaned over hours, days, and years toiling by fire and spit, coaxing meltingly tender perfection from the humble pig-the foundation of Southern BBQ. More than a book of recipes, Matt explores how the marriage of meat, cooking method, and sauce varies from place to place based on history and culture, climate, available ingredients and wood, and always the closely-guarded, passed-down secrets followed like scripture.

You all know what the first rule of Culinary Fight Club is??? Jeez, well that’s the same as rule two and three. Ok rule four is fight. Alright, alright, we’re jumping to rule five then and rule 5 of Culinary Fight Club is TELL EVERYONE about Culinary Fight Club. Small Bites with Glenn Gross and Derek Timm of Bluejeanfood.com is happy to announce CFC has fought their way through the crowded show on Sunday, July 30th and will be joining us for or next episode of Small Bites on Wildfire Radio. Culinary Fight Club’s CEO Jiwon McCartney will be joining us to talk about this club who puts on amazing events.

Culinary Fight Club is a national food sport organization who produces live cooking competitions to highlight local culinary talent, ingredients and resources. Culinary Fight Club is a partner in the production of Stove Tots, a new FYI Television Network cooking television series slated to premiere soon in 2017. The popular food sport event series has partnered with notable brands including Reinhart Foodservice, Bull Outdoor Grills, Samuel Adams, Mushroom Council, Big Fork Brands, Food News Today, Social Power Hour and Smithfield Foods. The culinary event company has created events at top venues, such as Navy Pier, Marriott International, Bottled Blonde AZ and more. Culinary Fight Club is an official qualifying event for the World Food Championships and partner for the Travel & Adventure Show’s Taste of Travel Stage. For more information on upcoming events, visit CulinaryFightClub.com

How about some music to go with your meal? Well we also welcome the band Wylder who was just in Philadelphia and preformed at Bourbon & Branch and “Around Town” correspondent Bill Knowles attended. We will premiering on WildfireRadio.com for the first time on this station Wylder’s latest single “Save a Way” featuring Will McCarry, Lonnie Southall, Mike Pingley, and Jackson Wright.

Actor John DiRenzo will also be helping in studio with his valuable insight and experience in the culinary world.

John will also talk about his recent media dinner at The Palm being run by GM Paul Sandler. The Palm is hip and happening right now so be sure to stop by. John will also be hosting a Facebook Live fireside chat this Wednesday, August 2nd at 10am with Chef Rosario Del Nero the VP of Culinary and founding chef of Bertucci’s. Be sure to tune in for some get conversation and delicious food being cooked.

You say you STILL NEED MORE!!! Don’t forget we still have our regular weekly segments from Courier-Post nightlife correspondent and The New York Times recognized John Howard-Fusco for his news of the week and please remember that John’s new book “A Culinary History of Cape May: Salt Oysters, Beach Plums & Cabernet Franc” from Arcadia Publishing The History Press is now available to buy, Chef Barbie Marshall who is a Chef Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen finalist and was named Pennsylvania’s most influential chef by Cooking Light with her tip of the week, and joke of the week from legendary joke teller Jackie Martling of The Howard Stern Show fame and Jackie Martling is releasing his autobiography “The Joke Man: Bow to Stern” from Post Hill Press with foreword by Artie Lange and is available to pre-order on Amazon.com. Fat Jack’s BBQ and Bluejeanfood.com hope you will TuneIn worldwide or catch the following day on iTunes or Player FM.

Also, fyi there are only a few tickets left to see Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling performing with Richard Harkaway at 8pm on Saturday, August 19th at Kennett Flash in Kennett Square, Pennsylvania so be sure to get them while they last!

Click below to listen

http://wildfireradio.com/small-bites-episode-57/

El Paraiso Restaurant – Camden, NJ

El Paraiso Restaurant – Camden, NJ

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07-23-17 Small Bites with Glenn Gross and Derek Timm of Bluejeanfood.com

07-23-17

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This Sunday, July 23rd Small Bites with Glenn Gross and Derek Timm of Bluejeanfood.com on Wildfire Radio has an AMAZING show lineup for you. First we are thrilled to talk to Absolutely Quad A.K.A Quad Webb-Lunceford of #ChefQuad and #CookingWithQuad. She is a cookbook author, Lifestyle Expert, Chef, Motivational Speaker, Actress, Entrepreneur, and star of Bravo’s hit docu-series, Married to Medicine and she has has partnered with Williams Sonoma Quad to inspire women nationwide to cook easy meals showcasing a few of her fabulous and easy recipes from her upcoming cookbook, “Romance on The Table”! We can’t wait.

Then we have JD Roth the host of Z Living hit series “The Big Fat Truth”. Whether it’s nurses, teachers, or mothers – there are certain heroes in our lives who put themselves last, especially when it comes to their health. JD Roth shows them how to change their lives and gain the ultimate reward of a healthier lifestyle. JD is also the former executive producer of The Biggest Loser and Extreme Weight Loss so he knows how to make healthy entertaining.

Joining us in studio will be Jon Garrett a representative for the new Wild Wing Cafe. The new space, approximately 7,000 sq. ft., employs around 125 people and features more than 40 projection and flat-screen TVs, a 34-seat bar, an enclosed patio, as well as eight garage doors to provide an open-air feel in the bar area. The extensive menu offers Wild Wing Cafe’s traditional offerings as well as fan favorites, including fresh, hormone-free chicken wings, hand-breaded nuggets, 100% Angus burgers and awesome salads, as well as their 33 made-from-scratch sauces to suit all palates. To enhance the dining experience, live music will be played on Friday and Saturday nights welcoming various rock genres, and the bar will boast more than 30 taps including many local brews from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and New York. WOW!

I’m thirsty just from reading all of this. Well lucky us, we welcome co-founder and CEO of CideRoad Organic Switchel famous for their refreshing natural beverage Spritzel. Since its inception in 2014, New Jersey-based CideRoad has become a leading producer of switchel, an organic functional wellness beverage made of apple cider vinegar, maple syrup and ginger. Co-founder Kevin Duffy wanted to create a low calorie, carbonated option for those looking for something a little lighter, which sparked the idea for Spritzel.

Now I’m tired. As luck would have it, the next person has a great place for me to sleep over. We also having joining us; Kevin Callaghan the Senior Sales Manager at Hotel Ivy in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Hotel Ivy, A Luxury Collection Hotel, announces partnership with TREVLS Tesla, the first of its kind in North America. He’ll tell us about that in addition to offering Tesla rental opportunities to all guests, Hotel Ivy unveils exclusive TREVLS Tesla Penthouse Suite Package.

Actor John DiRenzo will also be helping in studio with his valuable insight and experience in the culinary world.

You say you STILL NEED MORE!!! Don’t forget we still have our regular weekly segments from Courier-Post nightlife correspondent and The New York Times recognized John Howard-Fusco for his news of the week and please remember that John’s new book “A Culinary History of Cape May: Salt Oysters, Beach Plums & Cabernet Franc” from Arcadia Publishing The History Press is now available to buy, Chef Barbie Marshall who is a Chef Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen finalist and was named Pennsylvania’s most influential chef by Cooking Light with her tip of the week, and joke of the week from legendary joke teller Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling of The Howard Stern Show fame and Jackie Martling is releasing his autobiography “The Joke Man: Bow to Stern” from Post Hill Press with foreword by Artie Lange and is available to pre-order on Amazon.com. Fat Jack’s BBQ and Bluejeanfood.com hope you will TuneIn worldwide or catch the following day on iTunes or Player FM.