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Pocono Organics – Long Pond, PA

Pocono Organics – Long Pond, PA

#SmallBitesRadio has been named #14 out of Top 30 Best Hospitality Shows on the planet for 2020. We are thrilled about the news.

With picnic benches outlining the outdoor area Pocono Organics partnered with Rodale Institute and a USDA Certified Organic Farm has outdoor dining done correctly in this mountain tourist area near NASCAR’s Pocono Raceway. The food is the brainchild of Chef Lindsay McClain a Food Network ‘Chopped” Champion and also worked closely with restaurateurs Marcie Turney and Val Safran during her time in Philadelphia. I had the Crispy Chicken sandwich with pickle brined chicken thigh, bread & butter zucchini pickles, jalapeno slaw, and a side of house made chips and an order of smoked and grilled wings tossed in Padron wing sauce with green goddess dipping sauce, pickled vegetables, and Mobtown Fermentation Wild Kombucha Elderberry.

Below is from Pocono Organics:

Pocono Organics is poised to be the largest Regenerative Organic Farm in North America, sprawling over 380 acres in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. Pocono Organics has partnered with Rodale Institute, the largest independent organic research station in the world and true pioneers and industry leaders in regenerative organic farming practices.

We have built more than 38,000 square feet of greenhouse growing space during our first phase of construction, and our greenhouses stand at 35 feet tall! Currently, Pocono Organics is a USDA Certified Organic Farm and soon will be Regenerative Organic Certified. Our efforts focus on the gold standards of regenerative, sustainable, and organic requirements.

Guests can enjoy and purchase our produce year round in our Organic Farm Market and Café, where our resident Chopped Champion Chef will be preparing farm-fresh food and sharing delicious and easy-to-make recipes.

Pocono Organics is an agritourism destination with our sister company and hotel, The Village at Pocono, which features rooms with full kitchens (located next to our farm!). Imagine the experience of attending hands-on cooking and educational workshops as well as health, wellness, and yoga retreats.

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11-22-20 Small Bites Radio

11-22-20 Small Bites Radio

D and L Coffee Service Inc. presents the #1 listed “Food Radio show Philadelphia” and #1 listed “Food Radio show South Jersey”, Small Bites with Donato Marino and Derek Timm of Bluejeanfood.com on Wildfire Radio returns this Sunday, November 22nd at 635pm EST with an AMAZING lineup! #SmallBitesRadio was named #14 out of the Top 30 Best Hospitality Shows on the planet for 2020. We are thrilled about the news.

We couldn’t be more thrilled to welcome Chef Connie ‘Lovely’ Jackson the star of “Lovely Bites” airing 12:00 p.m. ET on Saturdays and she kicked off the premiere of Oprah Winfrey’s OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network first ever food programming block on November 14th celebrating African American chefs. Chef Connie Lovely Jackson is a Chicago native who’s known for festive foods that are both tasty and gorgeous, using edible flowers, gold leaf and other touches of elegance on her signature dishes. A fierce fan favorite from “Hell’s Kitchen” and “Food Network Star,” ChefLovely’s food is approachable, clean and beautiful – and her positive attitude is as inviting as her dishes. Her stand-and-stir show will focus on fun entertaining and celebrating festive occasions. Chef Lovely’s bubbly energy is infectious and delicious food is her way to create long lasting memories. “Lovely Bites” is produced for OWN by FishBowl Worldwide Media.

Then we will talk to James Beard Foundation Award winning chef, Dan Kluger the chef/owner of Loring Place in Greenwich Village NYC and author of his debut cookbook ‘CHASING FLAVOR: Techniques and Recipes to Cook Fearlessly’ from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. In his debut cookbook Chef Dan Kluger shares 190 recipes to help home cooks master flavor and technique. A chef celebrated for his simple yet flavorful food, knows there’s more to mastering cooking than just following directions. So with each of the innovative, elegant recipes in his debut cookbook with noted food writer Nick Fauchald he includes a takeaway, a valuable lesson that home cooks can apply beyond the tasty dish. From homemade pantry items to vegetable mains, meats, and grains, this book is not just sophisticated recipes but a master class of lessons for more flexibility and innovation in the kitchen. Chef Dan Kluger is widely regarded as one of the country’s rising culinary star and known for his extraordinary skill at transforming simple foods into artful culinary masterpieces and was at the forefront of farm to table movement. Celebrities to chefs and foodies alike raved about his seasonal inspired dishes from Bobby Flay, Tiffani Thiessen, Rachael Ray, designer Lela Rose etc. He has worked and at some of New York City’s finest restaurants with Danny Meyer, Tom Colicchio, and Chef Jean-Georges where he won the 2011 James Beard Award for Best New Restaurant and Food & Wine Best New Chef in 2012.

Taking a journey to the Land Down Under we will be joined by Chef Danielle Alvarez to talk about her debut cookbook ‘Always Add Lemon: Recipes You Want to Cook – Food You Want to Eat’ from Hardie Grant. Nourishing recipes and inspiring kitchen projects destined for the aspirational home cook’s repertoire. Always Add Lemon is the highly anticipated first book from American-born Danielle Alvarez—one of the most exciting young chefs cooking in Australia today. Taking the lessons, skills and tastes acquired working alongside some of the best chefs in America, Danielle translates formidable kitchen smarts into an inspiring collection of recipes and projects for nourishing, vegetable-forward, seasonal food. With more than 100 recipes across six chapters (salads; fruits and vegetables; pasta, grains, and legumes; seafood; poultry and meat; and dessert) paired with creative projects for the more adventurous (pastry from scratch, bread, dairy, meat and pickles), Always Add Lemon will inspire anyone with a smidgen of kitchen ambition and a free afternoon. Chef Danielle Alvarez is a force. Born to a food-loving Cuban family in Miami, the lure of the kitchen took her to California to work with some of America’s finest, first at The French Laundry, then Boulettes Larder and finally Chez Panisse. She moved to Sydney.com, Australia, in 2016 when the Merivale asked her to head up the kitchen in their strikingly beautiful new restaurant, Fred’s. She and the restaurant won fast acclaim—and continue to be rated among the best in the country.

Coming back stateside we will chat with Michael Fagan the Host and Creator of Waiter Nation, the most popular online talk show in South Jersey. After being a professional waiter for 30 years he wanted to showcase the unsung heroes of hospitality, the waiter and those behind the scenes. Michael talks with talented waiters and hospitality experts from all over the country. Michael says “We are changing everything you think a waiter is one story at a time” and Waiter Nation’s viral video ‘So God Made A Waiter’ still gets worldwide attention after 3 years of its debut.

You say you STILL NEED MORE!!! Don’t forget we still have our regular weekly segments from author, Courier-Post nightlife correspondent and The New York Times recognized blogger John Howard-Fusco for foodie news of the week, Chef Barbie Marshall who is a Chef Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen Season 10 finalist and has 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 observation of the week, highly acclaimed and respected Vegan Chef Christina Martin will delight with her ‘Healthy Bite’ of week giving nourishing and wholesome advice, and a joke of the week from legendary joke teller Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling of The Howard Stern Show fame. 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, iHeartRadio, Salem Radio Network, ScyNet Radio, Stitcher Radio, PodOmatic, Indie Philly Radio, Player FM, iTunes, Pandora, 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.

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Big Hoss Beef Jerky – Williamstown, NJ

Big Hoss Beef Jerky – Williamstown, NJ

#SmallBitesRadio has been named #14 out of Top 30 Best Hospitality Shows on the planet for 2020. We are thrilled about the news.

Let me start off by saying that the name Big Hoss Beef Jerky is a huge disservice to this business. Of course they offer at least 14 different varieties of all natural jerky made fresh right on their premise that you see being crafted right in front of your eyes when you enter. That’s a given with a name like they have. What was a huge surprise to me was everything else they offer.

They sell Stock’s Famous Pound Cakes, Czerw’s Kielbasa, an all-day breakfast menu, a sandwich menu using Liscio’s Bakery rolls that rivals any sandwich shop around them, and they even offer catering. 

On my visit I really enjoyed their original beef jerky, jalapeno habanero jerky, chicken parmigiana sandwich, philly cheesesteak with fried onions, and homemade pulled pork sandwich. The quality of each product was astonishing for a destination that one wouldn’t even think about as a sandwich shop. Every item was flavorful and really delicious with a price point that is extremely affordable no matter what you get. Really can’t say enough good things about this place. Highly recommend a visit for jerky fans and grab any of their other delicacies.

In closing, maybe Big Hoss Philly Style Sandwiches and Jerky would be a more appropriate name. I can’t be the only person who thought they only sold jerky. The only other important aspect that everyone should be aware of is that they are only open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday with very limited hours. So now that you know all of this you really should give them a visit for the many different things they offer. How can you go wrong with anything they offer? I know I was happy with my visit.

As usual don’t forget to listen to the #1 listed “Food Radio Show Philadelphia” and the #1 listed “Food Radio Show South Jersey” Small Bites Radio on Sundays at 635pm on Wildfire Radio at:

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

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Mannino’s Cannoli Express – Hammonton, NJ

Mannino’s Cannoli Express – Hammonton, NJ

#SmallBitesRadio has been named #14 out of Top 30 Best Hospitality Shows on the planet for 2020. We are thrilled about the news.

Mannino’s Cannoli Express sits right in the heart of downtown Hammonton, NJ. I’m sure any sweet tooth would certainly be able to find something here. I decided to go with their namesake cannolis. I got the Sicilian, chocolate chip, pumpkin, cookies and cream, and pistachio. The presentation of the cannoli really impresses and looks great in photos. From sweet treats, gelato, coffee, espresso, etc. they are a dessert and snack destination for sure if you ever visit Hammonton or the surrounding area.

As usual don’t forget to listen to the #1 listed “Food Radio Show Philadelphia” and the #1 listed “Food Radio Show South Jersey” Small Bites Radio on Sundays at 635pm on Wildfire Radio at:

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

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#FoodRadioShowSouthJersey

#TopListedHospitalityShow

Tony Beef – Galloway, NJ

Tony Beef – Galloway, NJ

#SmallBitesRadio has been named #14 out of Top 30 Best Hospitality Shows on the planet for 2020. We are thrilled about the news.

Just a stones throw away from Edwin B Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge sits Tony Beef. Cows may want to see if they can get to the refuge because they are serving one delicious burger here. The menu is really diverse and they offer a little bit of something for everyone with a large variety of meat and even non-meat choices.

I had the single burger on a house roll with white cheddar cheese, special sauce, fried onions, sauteed mushrooms, 5 piece wings with BBQ sauce, a small fry that was phenomenal, and Hubert’s Lemonade. Everything was perfect and I was impressed with the entire meal. If in the area I highly recommend a visit.

As usual don’t forget to listen to the #1 listed “Food Radio Show Philadelphia” and the #1 listed “Food Radio Show South Jersey” Small Bites Radio on Sundays at 635pm on Wildfire Radio at:

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

#FoodRadioShowPhiladelphia

#FoodRadioShowSouthJersey

#TopListedHospitalityShow

Italian Affair – Glassboro, NJ

Italian Affair – Glassboro, NJ

Italian Affair is a large building with a different style in each room. They are putting out the classic dishes with a few twists here and there. I had pasta e fagioli, wild boar ragu, and homemade vanilla gelato. They have a very strong fan base and followers so they are doing something right.  Ever been here? Let me know your thoughts on social media of what you had and your experience.

As usual don’t forget to listen to the #1 listed “Food Radio Show Philadelphia” and the #1 listed “Food Radio Show South Jersey” Small Bites Radio on Sundays at 635pm on Wildfire Radio at:

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

#SmallBitesRadio has been named #14 out of Top 30 Best Hospitality Shows on the planet for 2020. We are thrilled about the news.

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#FoodRadioShowSouthJersey

#TopListedHospitalityShow