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08-11-19 Small Bites Radio

08-11-19

Small Bites

D and L Coffee Service Inc. presents the #1 listed “Food Radio show Philadelphia”, Small Bites with Donato Marino and Derek Timm of Bluejeanfood.com on Wildfire Radio Podcast Recording Studio this Sunday, August 11th at 635pm EST with a stellar lineup with special guest co-host Chef Michael Dangelo of Ocean Casino • Resort. Chef Michael is an experienced pastry chef with a demonstrated history of working in the food and beverages industry with a Culinary Certification focused in Culinary Arts/Chef Training from Academy of Culinary Art, Atlantic Cape Community College. Chef Michael is also the Chef Coordinator at The Salvation Army USA where he works on special dinners to raise funds to feed those in need with a group of Volunteer Chefs to prepare Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner for Thousands of needy family’s every year.

We are thrilled to welcome Micheal Sparks the CEO AND CO-OWNER of UGK bringing one of the hottest culinary events to Philadelphia on Saturday, August 17th called The Underground Kitchen “The New Americana” Tour with Homer Laughlin China Collectors Association – HLCCA. This experiential dining society, is known for hosting high-style, multi-course dinners in secret locations with renowned and up-and-coming chefs. The tour, inspired by Netflix’s “Chef’s Table,” will tell the diverse American stories of our chefs through their dishes, each carefully selected to convey personally memorable moments from their life. The featured chef in Philadelphia is Michael Stuckey of Southern Way Catering, the premiere catering company of Columbia, South Carolina. “Part of Underground Kitchen is us getting to know our chefs personally – getting to know their hearts and souls and not just their heads and hands,” adds Sparks. “This tour is about our chefs telling their unique personal stories – from childhood to adulthood… sometimes tragic, more times triumphant – all prepared and plated in an intimate, evocative, community-connecting, no-holds-barred multi-course dinner.” Sounds like a great time to us!

Without Derek Timm in studio, the Small Bites crew were in a pickle so they decided to call upon Lee Lawley the owner of Delco Dills to help out and come in. Delco Dills – In a Pickle? Get it? Oh, nevermind. Delco Dills LLC is a small, family-owned pickle business operating in Collingdale, Delaware County PA. After much experimentation, a perfect combination of brine and ingredients produced a fresh and flavorful pickle that Lee along with his wife Elaine Lawley began to share with family and friends. An overwhelming and humbling response of positive feedback and support inspired them to continue in their pickle-making efforts and share the product with others. They began selling their product at local fairs and festivals and now can be found in local markets, pizza places, and restaurants in Delaware and Chester counties as well as a farmer’s market in New Jersey.

Then also joining in the fun will be Mike Ammirati of Ammirati Coffee who is based in New York and Enrico Marchionni who is the east coast sales manager for Toschi Vignola. Ammirati Coffee is a 56 year old family owned coffee importing & distribution company in the NYC area supplying the foodservice industry with some of the finest Italian products on the market today and they have partnered with Toschi Vignola. Toschi Vignola is a 75 year old family owned Italian company located just outside of Modena, Italy and Toschi specializes in flavored syrups, ingredients for gelato, sorbets, & confectionary, along with the world famous Amarena cherry to name just a few. Ammirati is proud to announce that they are the first company in the United States to import & distribute Toschi to the foodservice industry. Mike Ammirati & Enrico Marchionni are working effortlessly to grow Toschi in all key cities around the country by offering a straightforward key approach network of distribution by offering full support. Give them try!

Last, but certainly not least is Chris Parsons of Waffles4Tourette’s and Hobbs Coffee. Their product is the Liège sugar waffle which is popular in the streets of Brussels. They have been making the waffles at Hobb’s Coffee for the past five years as well as at the Swarthmore Farmers Market. Chris along with Marc Schmidt a neuroscience teacher and researcher at the University of Pennsylvania who founded Waffles for Tourette’s with an aim to produce these delicious treats from Belgium while also raising awareness for Tourette’s syndrome (TS), a fairly common tic disorder that is often misunderstood. A large percentage of their proceeds go to the national and local chapters of Tourette Association of America and they have donated over $11,000 since 2013. Something that tastes great with an even greater cause for good!

You say you STILL NEED MORE!!! Don’t forget we still have our regular weekly segments from Courier-Post nightlife correspondent and The The New York Times recognized for Blog Eating in SJ, John Howard-Fusco for his news of the week and please remember that John’s book “A Culinary History of Cape May: Salt Oysters, Beach Plums & Cabernet Franc” from Arcadia Publishing The History Press is available, Chef Barbie Marshall who is a Chef Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen Season 10 finalist, appeared on Season 17 of FOX Hell’s Kitchen #AllStars, as well named Pennsylvania’s most influential chef by Cooking Light will delight us with her tip of the week, and a joke of the week from legendary joke teller Jackie Martling of The Howard Stern Show fame and his autobiography “The Joke Man: Bow to Stern” from Post Hill Press is available for purchase on Amazon.com. D & L Coffee Services Inc. and Bluejeanfood.com hope you will use the TuneIn app to listen worldwide or also catch Small Bites Radio syndicated on KGTK 920AM, KITZ 1400AM, KSBN 1230AM, KBNP 1410AM, Salem Radio Network, ScyNet Radio, Stitcher Radio, PodOmatic, Indie Philly Radio, Player FM, iTunes, and TryThisDish Radio which is the only independently owned and operated international chef-driven foodie and lifestyle radio network in the world.

https://small-bites.simplecast.com/

D & L Coffee Services has an expert staff of highly qualified, certified, and experienced office, technical, and sales personnel. D & L Coffee Services are able to provide your business, home, or special event the absolute best from the beans they sell, vendors they work with, Italian delicacies available for delivery, catering on-site for any sized affair, hands-on barista training, equipment available for purchase, and maintenance/repair services for your espresso and coffee machines. You can stop by their warehouse at 7000 HOLSTEIN AVE, SUITE 3, Philadelphia, PA 19153 during business hours or call Donato Marino the office at 215-365-5521 for an appointment, consultation, or any questions.

07-28-19 Small Bites Radio

07-28-19 Small Bites Radio

https://small-bites.simplecast.com/episodes/small-bites-episode-115-Ht6eLbrq

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07-28-19

https://small-bites.simplecast.com/episodes/small-bites-episode-115-Ht6eLbrq

D and L Coffee Service Inc. presents the #1 listed “Food Radio show Philadelphia”, Small Bites with Donato Marino and Derek Timm of Bluejeanfood.com on Wildfire Radio Podcast Recording Studio this Sunday, July 28th at 635pm EST with a stellar lineup and Gloucester City Democrat Club President Wil Levins of Gloucester City, New Jersey filling in for Donato Marino since Don is under the weather. Get well soon Don.

We start things off by welcoming tenured brand developer and strategist Eric Michael the President of Four20 Creative Collective as well as their Director of Consumer Marketing & Events Beth Lawrence. They recently held an extremely successful event called “Cooking with CBD” at Warehouse on Watts with The Herbal Chef Chris Sayegh, former NHL player Riley Cote of Philadelphia Flyers, and former NFL player Todd Herremans of Philadelphia Eagles. “Cooking with Cannabis” [or “Cooking with CBD” in limited markets] – powered by by FOUR20 Creative Collective’s popular FOUR20 Report industry newsletter – is a roving series pairing innovative culinary talent with a new cities across the country. Each installment offers an individually unique and unbelievably palatable collection of epicurean experiences for the 420 consumer.

Then we welcome food blogger Food in Jars, cookbook author, and canning teacher Marisa McClellan to talk about her latest book “The Food in Jars Kitchen: 140 Ways to Cook, Bake, Plate, and Share Your Homemade Pantry” from Running Press. Marisa McClellan wants everyone to know that a pantry full of homemade jams, jellies, salsas, and pickles can do a whole lot more than accompany toast. They can add bold bursts of flavor to your home cooking. Marisa has also been featured in The New York Times, USA TODAY, Parents Magazine, Wirecutter, Food Network, Serious Eats, The Kitchn, Grid Magazine, SAVEUR Magazine, Edible Philly, and Table Matters.

Going from jars to things in bottles we will have on Wesley Narron the Chief Wine Ambassador for City Wine Tours Philadelphia. City Wine Tours recently started running walking wine tours around 3 Philly neighborhoods. On their tours you’ll go to the heart of a neighborhood, sample delicious wines, taste contemporary cuisine and discover great restaurants. Each neighborhood is different, but you’ll drink good wine and have fun on every tour. Each tour will visit two stops, and sample 6 different wines. Sounds like fun to us.

Last, but certainly not least we will have join us William Malnati the founder of At Will Media. This 33 year old entrepreneur is taking the podcasting world by storm, but his early start was in hospitality. Will Malnati of At Will Media spent his 20’s building a restaurant empire which earned him a spot on both the Forbes and Zagat 30 Under 30 lists. Originally from Chicago, IL, he grew up in a family of restaurateurs: the grandson of Lou Malnati, founder of Chicago’s beloved pizza empire, Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria). Will helped develop the restaurant brand Catch NYC, and went on his own to grow the hospitality brand Toro NYC. In 2015 he shifted his focus to media and podcasting and now has one of the fastest growing companies producing audio for brands like WeWork, Morgan Stanley, Viacom, GQ, New York Public Library, and the Clinton Foundation. At Will has been nominated for Best Branded Podcast 2019’s iHeartRadio Podcast Awards for The Atlantic Magazine’s The Future According to Now. They also produced first daily audio product for L’Oréal Group and Hearst Beauty for Amazon’s Alexa and also produce FAT MASCARA, the most popular Beauty podcast. At Will Media was co-founded with Jenna Ushkowitz (actor from Glee and Tony/Emmy award winner) and her original Series Epic Fail was purchased by SiriusXM.

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 for Blog Eating in SJ, John Howard-Fusco for his news of the week and please remember that John’s book “A Culinary History of Cape May: Salt Oysters, Beach Plums & Cabernet Franc” from Arcadia Publishing The History Press is available, Chef Barbie Marshall who is a Chef Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen Season 10 finalist, appeared on Season 17 of FOX Hell’s Kitchen #AllStars, as well named Pennsylvania’s most influential chef by Cooking Light will delight us with her tip of the week, and a joke of the week from legendary joke teller Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling of The Howard Stern Show fame and his autobiography “The Joke Man: Bow to Stern” from Post Hill Press is available for purchase on Amazon.com. D & L Coffee Services Inc. and Bluejeanfood.com hope you will use the TuneIn app to listen worldwide or also catch Small Bites Radio syndicated on KGTK 920AM, KITZ 1400AM, KSBN 1230AM, KBNP 1410AM, Salem Radio Network, ScyNet Radio, Stitcher Radio, PodOmatic, Indie Philly Radio, Player FM, iTunes, and TryThisDish Radio which is the only independently owned and operated international chef-driven foodie and lifestyle radio network in the world.

https://small-bites.simplecast.com/episodes/small-bites-episode-115-Ht6eLbrq

D & L Coffee Services has an expert staff of highly qualified, certified, and experienced office, technical, and sales personnel. D & L Coffee Services are able to provide your business, home, or special event the absolute best from the beans they sell, vendors they work with, Italian delicacies available for delivery, catering on-site for any sized affair, hands-on barista training, equipment available for purchase, and maintenance/repair services for your espresso and coffee machines. You can stop by their warehouse at 7000 HOLSTEIN AVE, SUITE 3, Philadelphia, PA 19153 during business hours or call the office at 215-365-5521 for an appointment, consultation, or any questions.

https://small-bites.simplecast.com/episodes/small-bites-episode-115-Ht6eLbrq

07-14-19 Small Bites Radio

07-14-19 Small Bites Radio

https://small-bites.simplecast.com/episodes/small-bites-episode-114

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https://small-bites.simplecast.com/episodes/small-bites-episode-114

D and L Coffee Service Inc. presents the #1 listed “Food Radio show Philadelphia”, Small Bites with Donato Marino and Derek Timm of Bluejeanfood.com on Wildfire Radio Podcast Recording Studio this Sunday, July 14th at 635pm EST with a stellar lineup.

We are happy welcome Mareya Ibrahim who is a chef, holistic nutritionist, award-winning entrepreneur, and host of the popular Facebook Live show, The Real Dish Eat Cleaner with Chef Mareya to talk about her new book “Eat Like You Give a Fork: The Real Dish on Eating to Thrive” from St. Martin’s Press Griffin. In the book you will remake your kitchen, your taste buds, your body, and your energy level with honest, transparent and easy-to-understand recipes. Core meal planning and preparation techniques from Ibrahim’s Facebook Live show save time, money and sanity. These forking delicious recipes make healthy eating simple and quick to table.

Then we are excited to have in studio George Martorano. George Martorano’s biggest goal is to advocate cannabis law reform and to help remove the negativity associated with marijuana. As an advocate of cannabis and it’s multiple compounds, George is opened Philadelphia’s first CBD incorporated Hip Hemp Cafe to help educate people on the medical benefits of cannabis, and to help clear the air of the stigma that the War on Drugs left, to which this day George remains one of the largest casualties of by being accused of being at the head of an organized crime business that was seeing an annual revenue upwards of $75 million. Hip Hemp Cafe is a one of a kind CBD cafe and specialty shop dedicated to improving the lives of many. It is their goal to provide their customers with a friendly, caring and knowledgeable staff, well versed in cannabidiol (CBD) and its significant medicinal benefits within a cozy and distinguished cafe-esq environment. George’s biggest goal is to advocate cannabis law reform and to help remove the negativity associated with marijuana. To end the violence plaguing American families, he has hopes of one day exchanging guns in homes and on the streets with legal, adult use cannabis with his dream program, Cannabis for Guns.

Joining us all well in studio will be Chef Adam Volk the owner/operator of Redcrest Fried Chicken on East Passyunk Avenue which is a laid-back counter serve dining destination with fried chicken, sandwiches, sides, ice cream and other desserts. He will be in to talk about his amazing fried chicken of course that was named by USA TODAY as a Top 10 delicious stop on Philadelphia’s EPA. He is joined by Adam Leiter the Executive Director of EPABID and we will also chat about the 14th Annual East Passyunk Car Show & Street Festival held on Sunday, July 28th from 11:00am-4:00pm on East Passyunk Avenue between Broad and Dickinson Streets. Rev your engines for the 14th Annual Car Show & Street Festival, held on Sunday, July 28th from 11:00am-4:00pm on East Passyunk Avenue between Broad and Dickinson Streets. Cruise on down to South Philly’s largest summer festival and block party! We’ll have it all – including live music & DJs, FREE moon bounce and kids entertainment, the Bang! Boom! CRAFT! Show at the Fountain, street food & drinks + up to 200 antique, show, classic and custom cars, trucks and motorcycles! FREE to attend. Grab some street grub and summer drinks from visiting food trucks plus special $5 deals at many of East Passyunk’s award-winning restaurants! Look for the balloons to find places offering the $5 specials.

Also joining the party in studio will be Julia Lee the manager of Bam Bam Kitchen in Ardmore, PA. Bam Bam Kitchen serves a wide array of authentic Korean Food – Award Winning Stone Bowl Bibimbop, Soft Tofu Soup, and Korean Fried Chicken Wings (KFC)in a sleek casual outlet. She will also talk about Ardmore Initiative Restaurant Week 2019 that runs from July 15th-28th and is back showcasing why Ardmore is the hottest culinary destination on the Main Line. Experience the difference for yourself by trying one of Ardmore’s diverse dining options! This year they’re excited to add lunch to restaurant week! Restaurants will be providing two-course lunches for $10 or $15, three-course dinners for $15, $25, 0r $35, or having the option of both. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to try all that our new restaurants have to offer or return to a restaurant you already know you love.

We also welcome back Wildfire Radio’s Small Bites Live with Tracey Medeiros the author of The Vermont Non-GMO Cookbook as she will join us to talk about the book some more and about her upcoming appearance at COOK on Saturday, July 20th.

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 for Blog Eating in SJ, John Howard-Fusco for his news of the week and please remember that John’s book “A Culinary History of Cape May: Salt Oysters, Beach Plums & Cabernet Franc” from Arcadia Publishing The History Press is available, Chef Barbie Marshall who is a Chef Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen Season 10 finalist, appeared on Season 17 of FOX Hell’s Kitchen #AllStars, as well named Pennsylvania’s most influential chef by Cooking Light will delight us with her tip of the week, and a joke of the week from legendary joke teller Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling of The Howard Stern Show fame and his autobiography “The Joke Man: Bow to Stern” from Post Hill Press is available for purchase on Amazon.com. D & L Coffee Services Inc. and Bluejeanfood.com hope you will use the TuneIn app to listen worldwide or also catch Small Bites Radio syndicated on KGTK 920AM, KITZ 1400AM, KSBN 1230AM, KBNP 1410AM, Salem Radio Network, ScyNet Radio, Stitcher Radio, PodOmatic, Indie Philly Radio, Player FM, iTunes, and TryThisDish Radio which is the only independently owned and operated international chef-driven foodie and lifestyle radio network in the world.

D & L Coffee Services has an expert staff of highly qualified, certified, and experienced office, technical, and sales personnel. D & L Coffee Services are able to provide your business, home, or special event the absolute best from the beans they sell, vendors they work with, Italian delicacies available for delivery, catering on-site for any sized affair, hands-on barista training, equipment available for purchase, and maintenance/repair services for your espresso and coffee machines. You can stop by their warehouse at 7000 HOLSTEIN AVE, SUITE 3, Philadelphia, PA 19153 during business hours or call the office at 215-365-5521 for an appointment, consultation, or any questions.

https://small-bites.simplecast.com/episodes/small-bites-episode-114

Island Dreams Cuisine – Camden, NJ

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Island Dreams Cuisine – Camden, NJ

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What a delight, or should I say a dream dining here. South Jersey has had a mix of Jamaican restaurants come and go. Some have been great. Some have been terrible. For one reason or another it has never really taken off like I assumed it would years ago. I don’t know why it took me so long to try Island Dreams Cuisine, but my guess would be that due to Donkey’s Place sitting right across the street I always just went there. Well I can say now I will be torn. Island Dreams Cuisine is one of the best Jamaican in South Jersey right now. It’s a tiny little place without much ambiance, but it’s the food that really matters and the food was delicious. I had a large jerk chicken with rice and peas and cabbage and carrots. With Donkey’s Place recently spotlighted on the New Jersey Bourdain Food Trail and a new throng of visitors dining there, I’ll know when the crowds are too large at Donkey’s, I can just walk across the street to still get a great meal.

06-23-19 Small Bites Radio

06-23-19

Small Bites – Episode 113

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Small Bites – Episode 113

D and L Coffee Service Inc. presents the #1 listed “Food Radio show Philadelphia”, Small Bites with Donato Marino and Derek Timm of Bluejeanfood.com on Wildfire Radio Podcast Recording Studio this Sunday, June 23rd at 635pm EST with a stellar lineup.

With the summer season in high-gear, and everyone dusting off their grills we are thrilled to welcome Jamie Purviance to talk about his new book “Weber’s Ultimate Grilling: A Step-by-Step Guide to Barbecue Genius” from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. From the experts at Weber Grills, the must-have guide for total grill mastery, with 100 all-new recipes and more than 800 inspiring and instructive photos. This is your new go-to companion from the most trusted name in grilling. Much more than just a recipe collection, Weber’s Ultimate Grilling is an entirely new take on grilling today, with every recipe step visually depicted in full-color photography. Jamie Purviancegraduated from the The Culinary Institute of America with high honors and launched a food career that has included multiple New York Times best-selling cookbooks and a James Beard Foundation Award nomination. He has appeared as a grilling authority on the Today Show and Good Morning America. His latest book, “Weber’s Ultimate Grilling,” is a culmination of his 20 years as Weber’s master griller and teacher.

Philadelphia is the birthplace of America and there is no better way than to celebrate all summer long. We will have in studio Austin McGrath the manager of Plough & the Stars in Old City District. They are in the heart of the historic area where Thursdays from 5-8pm until August 29th will be a part of Old City Eats Block Party 2019. FIFTY participating restaurants and bars around the neighborhood will offer at least one half-priced small plate, and at least one discounted beer, and one $5 cocktail. Now in its fourth year, Old City Eats continues to grow, adding some of the neighborhood’s newest restaurants to its comprehensive list of participants. There are fifteen new participants in the summer-long dining program on Thursday evenings, including nine restaurants at the new The Bourse Philly Food Hall! Old City Eats features food, cocktails and atmospheres that will appeal to every taste including constant trendsetters like High Street on Market, the ever-popular The Continental Restaurant and Martini Bar and Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar – Philadelphia, neighborhood mainstays like Khyber Pass Pub and Nick’s Bar and Grille, and outdoor dining destinations like Positano Coast by Caffe Aldo Lamberti and Keating’s Rope and Anchor Bar. Offerings are designed to appeal to neighborhood locals, to people looking to enjoy sips with their co-workers, and to tourists exploring America’s most historic square mile.

We will also have on the show Justin Weathers the owner of The BercyAl Pastor, and Stove and Tap which is opening another location very soon. On top of all of that he will discuss Ardmore, Pennsylvania‘s first annual Bastille Day Block Party on Sunday, July 14th from 11am-4pm presented by Ardmore Initiative, The Bercy & Delice et Chocolat along with more community partners! The event is free entry for all ages. The daylong event features live entertainment for the entire family including can can dancers, live music, games & arts and crafts and more along with plenty of food & drink specials! And for the adults, a French Wine Garden sponsored by Veuve Clicquot! The Bercy will be hosting a special Bastille Day Grand Brunch Buffet from 10am-3pm. Reservations available at OpenTable.com/thebercy

Then we have joining us Michele Tartaglione the Managing Director of the State Fair Group which owns both State Fair Meadowlands and the New Meadowlands Market. The New Meadowlands Market which is New Jersey’s premier flea market is located within the Meadowlands Sports Complex (Lot J) MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey; the market is open every Saturday and features hundreds of merchandise vendors along with delicious food, free entertainment and games. The State Fair of Meadowlands happening from June 20th – July 7th is 18 days of summer fun with fantastic food, rides, and games. State Fair of Meadowlands will feed everybody’s ravenous appetite for fun, food and thrills without bursting anyone’s budget. New Jersey’s Great Escape has more free entertainment than ever before including the all-new Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show, Jurassic Kingdom and the Jungle Island High Dive along with fan favorites including the Racing Pigs and Cycle Circus Live. This year’s menu is more well-rounded with exotic foods that include alligator bites, gator kabobs, shark kabobs and gator mac and cheese along with more ethnic choices including Mexican (e.g. Mexican bowls, churros, Greek (e.g. gyros, assorted kabobs, sausages and Italian (e.g. meatball on a stick, rigatoni pasta, pepperoni and cheese super stick dipped in a garlic batter and deep fried on a stick. Sounds like a great time to us!

Small Bites Radio’s resident Vegan Chef Christina Martin of Cooking to Nourish will also be back in studio for some fun and food talk with us and our guests.

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 for Blog Eating in SJ, John Howard-Fusco for his news of the week and please remember that John’s book “A Culinary History of Cape May: Salt Oysters, Beach Plums & Cabernet Franc” from Arcadia Publishing The History Press is available, Chef Barbie Marshall who is a Chef Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen Season 10 finalist, appeared on Season 17 of FOX Hell’s Kitchen #AllStars, as well named Pennsylvania’s most influential chef by Cooking Light will delight us with her tip of the week, and a joke of the week from legendary joke teller Jackie “The Joke Man” Martlingof The Howard Stern Show fame and his autobiography “The Joke Man: Bow to Stern” from Post Hill Press is available for purchase on Amazon.com.D & L Coffee Services Inc. and Bluejeanfood.com hope you will use the TuneIn app to listen worldwide or also catch Small Bites Radio syndicated on KGTK 920AM, KITZ 1400AM, KSBN 1230AM, KBNP 1410AM, Salem Radio Network, ScyNet Radio, Stitcher Radio, PodOmatic, Indie Philly Radio, Player FM, iTunes, and TryThisDish Radio which is the only independently owned and operated international chef-driven foodie and lifestyle radio network in the world.

D & L Coffee Services has an expert staff of highly qualified, certified, and experienced office, technical, and sales personnel. D & L Coffee Services are able to provide your business, home, or special event the absolute best from the beans they sell, vendors they work with, Italian delicacies available for delivery, catering on-site for any sized affair, hands-on barista training, equipment available for purchase, and maintenance/repair services for your espresso and coffee machines. You can stop by their warehouse at 7000 HOLSTEIN AVE, SUITE 3, Philadelphia, PA 19153 during business hours or call the office at 215-365-5521 for an appointment, consultation, or any questions.

Small Bites – Episode 113

Steve’s Grilled Cheese and Quesadilla Company – Glassboro, NJ

Steve’s Grilled Cheese and Quesadilla Company – Glassboro, NJ

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This was a delicious comfort food meal. I had the Fried Chicken and Bacon Grilled Cheese topped with BBQ sauce. It was really good with fresh cut fries that were perfectly cooked and yummy. This place is certainly a guilty pleasure and service was friendly and quick.

Bud and Marilyn’s – Philadelphia, PA

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Bud and Marilyn’s – Philadelphia, PA

When Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine said on Small Bites Radio that Chef Marcie Turney‏ is one of Philadelphia’s best chefs, I finally took notice. The name was familiar, and I was aware of the restaurant group that Chef Marcie and her partner Valerie Safran ran, and who knows why, but I had never been to one of them. Well I should be ashamed of myself. I like to call myself a foodie, and was missing a big portion of why Philadelphia is receiving so many accolades nationally due to our wonderful restaurant scene with Chef Marcie being one of the driving forces and reasons why.

I decided that my birthday would be a good excuse to make my first visit to one of Chef Marcie’s restaurants. If she is indeed that talented, then why not go during a time that should be celebrated and special. Well I can honestly say, she and her team did not disappoint in the least. The choice was made to dine at Bud and Marilyn’s. It was the chosen destination since I would have my 6 year old son join us, and the menu looked approachable for all palates. As soon as we stepped inside and saw multiple families dining there, I knew things were off to a good start.

From start to finish it was an impeccable experience at Bud and Marilyn’s. The décor is simple and tasteful. The service was flawless. The drinks were strong and mixed to perfection. The food was amazing, and dessert delectable. I can’t say enough of how much fun and how wonderful the meal was. Now don’t get me wrong, Bud and Marilyn’s will not be for everyone. We had American comfort food at its finest, and this type of cuisine is not for everyone. Chef Marcie does this style well, and I am now intrigued to try her other restaurants to sample her versions of Italian, Mexican, and Mediterranean. Give them try, and maybe you will become a fan of Chef Marcie like me and Chef Robert Irvine.

Below is what I had:
Warm Pretzel Rolls, Thai Style Mussels, Fried Cheese Curds, Soft Shell Crabs, Fried Chicken, and Funfetti Cake. They were ALL delicious as could be!