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



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This Sunday, July 30th at 635pm Small Bites with Glenn Gross and Derek Timm of 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 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

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 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 Fat Jack’s BBQ and 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!

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