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03-09-20 Small Bites Radio

#SmallBitesRadio has been named #14 out of Top 30 Best Hospitality Shows on the planet for 2020 by Feedspot Blog Reader. We are thrilled about the news. 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 on Wildfire Radio returns this Sunday, March 8th at 635pm with special co-host John DiRenzo an acclaimed actor and frequent QVC guest host returning and an AMAZING show lineup!

The The New York Times bestselling author and former CNN Headline News (HLN) host Jane Velez-Mitchell, who is well-known for advocating a vegan lifestyle will be joining us to talk about New Day New Chef a fast-paced cooking show set to air on Public Television stations throughout the nation and is now available to watch on Amazon Prime Video produced by Inspired in conjunction with Jane Unchained News. Season one features eight episodes of fun, delicious, easy vegan recipes and shows and “anyone can be a New Chef, and we’ll show you how,” said Eamonn McCrystal, multi- Emmys / Television Academy Award winner and Executive Producer of New Day New Chef. Each episode features a different celebrity co-host and special guests include some of America’s best-known vegans, including: NBA legend John Salley, Olympic medalist and Game Changers star Dotsie Bausch, Marco Antonio Regil, Vanderpump Rules star Billie Lee, 90210’s Christine Elise, actress Katie Sarife, actress Gianna Simone, supermodel Katie Cleary of World Animal News, SpongeBob and Family Guy voice actress Lori Alan, Flip the Script’s Ally Iseman, Trying Vegan with Mario Fabbri, Chef Babette, the Spork Sisters, and more.

Talking more about eating meat alternatives, Impossible Foods will be joining us as they are one of the biggest and most recognizable names around with Impossible Foods Head of Culinary, J Michael Melton on to talk about the brand. He will chat about the future of food and how he is excited to be a part of a company offering a cutting edge product that has the momentum to change the food world as we know it. Impossible Foods is transforming the global food system by creating better ways to make meat, dairy and fish without using animals — delicious, good for people, and good for the planet. In 2016, they launched their Flagship product the Impossible Burger. Then in conjunction with Burger King they created the Impossible Whopper available across America and just recently Impossible Foods is one of the options at Disney, Walt Disney World, and Disney Cruise Line. They are also delighting the home cook as well since its launch into grocery stores. The Impossible Burger remains one of the most popular items sold at grocery stores on the east and west coasts and is by far the #1 plant-based meat product at Wegmans’s.

After a long day at work, heading home to cook a fussy, complicated meal is the last thing anyone wants to do. Well we will have on Yasmin Fahr to talk about her new #cookbook Keeping It Simple: Easy Weeknight One-pot Recipes from Hardie Grant Books. Inspired by her column for Serious Eats, One-Pot Wonders, Yasmin sets out to arm readers with sneaky gems and low-key showstoppers that work every time, and a promise that they will learn at least one new move (if not a good few) to up their skills in the kitchen. The ultimate goal is to get dinner on the table quickly, but also to create something truly delicious as a weeknight reward. Featuring humorous and relatable anecdotes and musings on cooking and life, in Yasmin’s witty and energetic style, Keeping It Simple is the book you’ll keep coming back to night after night for inspiration both in the kitchen and out.

Ever see a picture that looks good enough to eat? Did it make you go right out and order what you saw for dinner? We are thrilled to have Andrew Scrivani, food photographer for the New York Times and one of the most respected names in the business will join us to talk about his new book That Photo Makes Me Hungry: Photographing Food for Fun & Profit from W. W. Norton & Company The Countryman Press. Andrew is a teacher of the craft, advising #foodporn obsessives, bloggers, photographers ready for the next step, and anyone who loves to shoot and eat. Look out Instagram you’re going to have the hottest food pictures around once you buy the this book that is part straight-forward practical advice, part stories from the field, with many of Scrivani’s signature photos. This book will definitely make you hungry.

Coming to join us in studio will be Anthony Notarfrancesco the Owner/GM of SouthHouse bar/restaurant. SouthHouse is South Philadelphia’s neighborhood sports bar for food, drinks, and entertainment–a place where friends come to share good times and great food! They specialize in new American cuisine, complimented by a diverse selection of craft beers and spirits, all in a friendly and comfortable pub environment. They have delicious food, along with the largest gluten free menu in the city, as well as vegetarian and vegan options.

Last, but not certainly not least also in studio will be Nikole Platenecky a junior at Gloucester Catholic in Gloucester City, New Jersey that’s Gloucester Great. She will give information regarding the play Legally Blonde as she performs the role of Serena McGuire originally played by Alanna Ubach. You can see the show for yourself March 19th, 20th, and 21st. Get your tickets early as it’s certainly sure to sellout.

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 D & L Coffee Services Inc. and 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, WMLD NY, iHeartRadio, 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.

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03-11-18 Small Bites with Glenn Gross and Derek Timm of



LIVE this Sunday, March 11th at 635pm Small Bites with Glenn Gross and Derek Timm of on Wildfire Radio has as Jimmie JJ Walkerwould scream a “DY-NO-MITE” lineup!

We are thrilled to welcome Chef Alina Z. Chef Alina Z is an author, TV personality, private celebrity chef, and has her own show called “What’s New and Good with Chef Alina Z” a non-scripted TV series on TV Santa Barbara (TVSB) that shows viewers how to eat healthy at local restaurants as well as how to make fabulous meals at home. Chef Alina Z is also an award-winning, Board-Certified Health Coach, Detox Specialist, and Creator of the #1 Best Diet in America, as selected by Harper’s Bazaar Magazine. Chef Alina Z just released a new book on Valentine’s Day called “Single and Hungry: A Realistic Guide to Food and Self-Love” from Consulting-AZ. She wants you to ask yourself; DOES THIS SCENARIO SOUND FAMILIAR TO YOU? 1. You think that you need to lose weight and look “perfect” in order to be loved and feel happy. 2. You start to chase happiness by trying to lose weight. 3. You feel unhappy because, let’s be honest here, dieting sucks. 4. You lose a few pounds, yet you don’t feel happy. 5. Because you have been so miserable on this diet, you decide to “treat” yourself by going off the wagon for a meal… or two…ok, three. 6. You gain the weight right back, feel unloved, unhappy and alone. 7. You go back to step one. If you have tried dieting and hated yourself for failing, you are not alone. Few authors understand the complex relationship between food and self-love (or lack of) quite like Chef Alina Z. Before becoming a sought-after holistic health coach, she has also faced her own share of demons when it comes to weight loss, body image and the deep-rooted psychology that can prevent us from loving ourselves. In this book, Chef Alina Z shares her comprehensive and easy-to-implement program that will give you the tools needed to fall in love with yourself and create your own empowering Couture Nutrition solution for a healthy and happy life. High profile fans like Alicia Silverstone and John Salley have recently raved about Chef Alina Z’s healthy cuisines We can’t wait!

Then we welcome Courtney Osgood the Head of Communications for Cozymeal with locations all over the United States. Cozymeal offers experiences hosted at the chef’s place or your place. Choose the chef’s pre-approved location, which may be a small cafe, event space or the chef’s private home. Alternatively, have the chef come to you by selecting “My Place” when booking. Cozymeal chefs and caterers are vetted in person to ensure their standards are met – including requirements for local or national food safety certifications. You select a cooking class, team building, or catering experience, pick your date, and with just a few clicks book and enjoy.

One of Cozymeal’s Philadelphia chef representatives will also be in studio to show and tell us all about what they offer. Chef Renee Weigel from Cozymeal Philadelphia located at 325-41 Chestnut Street, Suite 800, Philadelphia, PA is one of their shining stars from the Drexel UniversityCulinary Arts program. She was just recently highlighted on the Blog Belly of the Pig for her open kitchen at Good Food Flats and she is also involved with LocalStove. We are looking forward to it.

Eric Keiles owner of Silence Dogood’s Tavern will also join the fun. Silence DoGood was Ben Franklin’s pen name. Silence DoGood’s Tavern is all about Philadelphia – local beer, bourbon and even the names of our burgers (like “the Original Jawn”). They have a passion for Philadelphia and it’s reflected throughout. Silence DoGood’s Tavern is also embarking on a new campaign to “do good” in Philadelphia. They’re starting with a campaign to re-paint the steeple at Christ Church, Philadelphia, their neighbor in Old City District/Historic District. Great food and good deeds, sounds like a match made in heaven to us.

Need more? You know this is Small Bites and we pack it in. Looking for a night out? How about dinner and a show? Well you pick where to eat, and we have the perfect setting for you to enjoy a show. Coming in studio will be Nikole Platenecky of Gloucester Catholic Junior Senior. She is joining us to talk about Gloucester Catholic’s live presentation of the Disney classic Beauty and the Beast at Rowan College at Gloucester County in the Fine Arts Center with performances March 15th-17th. The directors are Amy Pinardo and Chris Alongi and musical director John Willy. They are putting on a wonderful show and hope everyone can attend.

Small Bites Radio correspondent Actor John DiRenzo will also be helping in studio with his valuable insight and experience in the culinary world and also be sure to catch him on QVC selling the high quality Copper Chef products.

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 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 and appeared on Season 17 of FOX Hell’s Kitchen #AllStars, and Chef Barbie was 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 Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling with his autobiography “The Joke Man: Bow to Stern” from Post Hill Press with foreword by Artie Lange available to order on Fat Jack’s BBQ and hope you will TuneIn worldwide or catch the following day on iTunes or Player FM.