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02-11-18 Small Bites with Glenn Gross and Derek Timm of



#FlyEaglesFly – The Philadelphia Eagles are Minnesota Super Bowl 2018Champions! Could this Sunday be just as great with the return of Small Bites with Glenn Gross and Derek Timm of on Wildfire RadioFebruary 11th at 635pm? Not a chance in hell, but hey, what else better do you have to do now that the Eagles aren’t playing so why not tune in and have some fun with us 😂🤣😂🤣

Any Seinfeld fan will instantaneously recognized our guest this week. The Original SoupMan has gone from “No Soup for You” and now they shout “Soupman — Soup For All” as they recently launched a new E-commerce site. We will be joined by Joseph Hagan the President and one of the owners of The Original Soupman to talk about how fans can now purchase 6-packs of the small batch, super fresh soups that are still made with the handcrafted excellence that has made these soups legendary with prices ranging from $19.99 to $24.96 all available at www.theorginalsoupman.comand delivered right to your front door. The delicious flavors include: Shrimp Bisque, filled with plump real shrimp and Orzo pasta; Lobster Bisque, brimming with succulent fresh lobster and veggie; Gluten-Free Lentil, which offers a hearty, fiber-rich meal; Chicken Gumbo, the authentic soulful southern delight; Jambalaya, made with a feisty kick and Crab and Corn Chowder, a seaside inspired fan favorite. The Original SoupMan sells its complete line of delicious soups in eco-friendly shelf stable Tetra-Pak cartons at the best supermarkets, grocery, mass market and convenience stores. The Original Soupman chooses to package in Tetra-Paks because it makes it possible to have the high quality, best tasting soups in a shelf stable package and contains No BPA compared to canning. The company also supplies soup to foodservice operations including Restaurants, Colleges, Franchises and more. In 1984, The Original Soupman opened its doors at 55th Street & 8th Avenue in Manhattan and quickly became a worldwide destination. Rated #1 by Zagat and praised by the New York Times as “Art, not Soup,” it set the standard for innovation and excellence long before the famous “Seinfeld” episode made it a cultural icon.

Thankfully the Eagles won; otherwise Philly may have turned towards the apocalypse. Wonder what that would look like? Well you can get a glimpse of what the post apocalypse city would have been like by going to Mad Rex– a meeting place, dining haven, and watering hole for revelers from “all walks of life.” -where SURVIVORS indulge in food + drink at an urban outpost. It’s an environment where patrons are encouraged to create their own “interactive rites” through virtual reality. Where despite the fallout there’s still a sense of food, culture, community and ART that still thrives. Visit a sanctuary where urbanites are encouraged to create & share their own experiences. Where the food is locally sourced, the cocktails surprise you, and you feel like this is the ultimate stop in the post apocalypse. Who ever thought the apocalypse would taste so great. They also have a VREX Lounge. Experience the virtual reality lounge (VREX) where patrons can escape the doldrums of normal life and immerse themselves in augmented reality. You can also reserve the more private Virtual Reality Chamber that comes equipped with a lounge throne, private locker, table service, and drinks served in an IV bag for easy handling. Mad Rex is the first restaurant to fully infuse VR technology into their concept in Philadelphia. A true experience to live for….Be a survivor!

We also welcome Brian Kane and Vito Lasprugato the owners and founders of Warrior Gyms. Brian Kane is an American Ninja Warrior Nation veteran and featured on the hit NBC television show during Season 7 and they also own the successful Evolution Fitness Now and Vito’s Organic Stuff. Warrior Gyms is at the forefront of the next fitness evolution. The ultimate sports and adventure gym includes training facilities for Parkour, ninja warrior training, rock wall climbing and obstacle course racing all immaculately designed across 40,000 square feet. Warrior Gyms employs professionally trained physical fitness experts and industry leaders. This is an alternative challenge gym, breaking down barriers of age and fitness levels. In addition to gym memberships, the gym will offer birthday party packages, support sessions and adaptive training, one-on-one coaching, group classes, team building exercises, as well as monthly Ninja Warrior and Parkour competitions.

All that working out has got us warmed up and now we’re ready to BURN! We welcome Chef Matt Sission the CEO of Ghost Scream Hot Sauce. Winners of NYC Hot Sauce Expo for “Best in Show Grand World Champion” out of over 1,000 entries, relish in the perfect combination of aromatic and sweet and just the right amount of heat with the flavors from Ghost Scream. We all know that one friend or family member whose life motto is the hotter the better. Get spicy with the flavorful, fun collections from Ghost Scream! Made entirely with fresh ingredients and the renowned Ghost Pepper – also known as Naga jolokia – Ghost Scream sauces are hand crafted and made with California grown produce. Bridging the gap between heat and flavor, Ghost Scream packs a fiery punch while enhancing its fresh and smoky notes. These exceptional sauces capture true flavor, are gluten-free, low in sodium and sugar, and showcase natural ingredients. Make sure every bite causes mouth-and-eye-watering delight with savory and scrumptious flavors from Ghost Scream!

We all know good bread can help soothe the burn of hot foods, so we are happy to welcome Rustic Crust CEO Brad Sterl on the show as well. It is the mission of Rustic Crust to provide good, flavorful, nutritious food that gives both joy and health, and to share this food with others in ways sustainable to all. They set out to do this by making food that not only fills our hunger and tastes good to our mouths but also nourishes, nurtures, and heals, with good ingredients. Rustic Crust pizza crusts are made with all natural, organic ingredients with no preservatives or GMOS. Any way you slice it, it all sounds delicious!

In studio again this week will be Chef @Christina Martin CookingtoNourishto join in the fun.

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.