Episode 181

Small Bites Radio

Sep 18 2023 • 2 hrs 53 mins

A SHOW SO BIG IT IS 3 HOURS LONG WITH SOME THE BIGGEST NAMES IN THE FOOD INDUSTRY!!!! D and L Coffee Service Inc. presents Small Bites Radio the #1 listed “Food Radio show Philadelphia” and #1 listed “Food Radio show South Jersey”. Stay tuned for the link of our newest episode with a fantastic lineup! #SmallBitesRadio has been named #14 out of the Top 30 Best Hospitality Shows on the planet for 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023, #23 Top Philadelphia Lifestyle Influencer in 2021, 2022, and 2023 and nominated by Metro Philly Newspaper as 2022’s Best of Philly Arts & Entertainment. Show started with a slight technical difficulty and audio finally kicked in at minute and thirty seconds of episode and talk about Starbolt Philadelphia, Cleo Bagels Philadelphia, Jim’s Steaks, Center City Restaurant Week, Atlantic City Restaurant Week, Red Lion Diner Southhampton, Red Lion Inn Southhampton, and Sophie Restaurant opening on Locust St in Center City Philadelphia. We had a fantastic conversation with Colleen Worthington at 43:10 of episode to talk about her new cookbook that you can preorder NOW being released on October 3rd ‘Kneaders Bakery & Café: A Celebration of Our Best Recipes and Memories’ published by Shadow Mountain. What began in Colleen Worthington’s kitchen twenty-five years ago has grown into a successful family-owned bakery and café business with time-tested, delicious recipes in this one-of-a-kind anniversary cookbook. For the first time, home cooks have access to popular recipes such as Overnight Chunky Cinnamon French Toast, Artichoke Portobello Soup, and Blueberry Sour Cream Pie. Beautiful and appetizing photos accompany each recipe. Thrilled to talk to Scotland’s National Chef Gary Maclean and winner of MasterChef at 58:25 of episode about his new cookbook ‘The Scottish Kitchen: More than 100 Timeless Traditional and Contemporary Recipes from Scotland’ published by Appetite by Random House. A stunning showcase of Scottish cooking, with over 100 recipes celebrating this book is the very best of bonnie Scotland with the foreword by Sam Heughan the star of Outlander. We even talked about rugby for a while regarding Rugby World Cup and Scotland national rugby union team VS Springboks. From bustling cities to idyllic isles, this engrossing cookbook evokes one of the world’s most beautiful countries and its cuisines on every page. Wherever you may roam, The Scottish Kitchen brings you home, planting your kitchen firmly on the shores of Scotland. Also joining us is Newbery and Caldecott honoree, award-winning, and New York Times bestselling author Grace Lin at 19:40 of episode provides a visual and storytelling feast as she delivers a groundbreaking, lushly illustrated, and beautifully written full-color book that explores the whimsical myths and stories behind your favorite American Chinese food in her new book ‘Chinese Menu: The History, Myths, and Legends Behind Your Favorite Foods’ published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. Do you know the stories behind delectable dishes—like the fun connection between scallion pancakes and pizza? Or how dumplings cured a village’s frostbitten ears? Or how wonton soup tells about the creation of the world? Chinese Menu makes the perfect gift book for anyone who loves good food—and an even better story. Had fun talking with Chef George Duran, Polylingual chef and comedian, renowned for Food Network's Ham on the Street and TLC's The Ultimate Cake Off at 02:05:20 of episode. Celebrated culinary artist Chef George Duran, renowned for his inventive approach to healthy gourmet cuisine, is concluding the summer and kicking off the Back To School Season, with a delectable 'Labor of Love' recipe collection. This year's tantalizing repertoire features mouthwatering dishes like Grilled Vegetables with Mighty Sesame Tahini, succulent Absolutely Gluten Free Fried Chicken Breasts, and a refreshing Watermelon Mocktail or Cocktail – each infused with Chef Duran's personal touch and incorporating his favorite products such as Mighty Sesame Co.®, Absolutely! Gluten Free®, and Wonder Melon™. Celebrating ‘The Vermont Farm Table Cookbook: 10th Anniversary Edition - 150 Homegrown Recipes from the Green Mountain State’ published by Countryman Press we had on author Tracey Medeiros at 05:25 of episode. Now, after 10 years, author Tracey Medeiros has revised and fully updated this culinary tome to highlight the dedication of Vermont's farmers, with brand-new recipes, photos, and local farm profiles. Including feel-good dishes like Vermont Cheddar Soup, Maple-Glazed Sweet Potatoes, Apple-Stuffed Chicken Breasts, homemade Vermont Maple Ice Cream, and so much more, readers can indulge in the comforting, farm-fresh flavors of all this beautiful state has to offer. Loved catching up with Charisse R. McGill Owner/Producer of Lokal Artisan Foods/ French Toast Bites and new Executive Director of Farmers Market Coalition at 01:47:40 of the episode. McGill was hired by the Board of Directors after a nationwide search. McGill now leads the national non-profit that is dedicated to strengthening and supporting 8,000+ farmers markets across the United States, while providing real income opportunities for farmers and expanding access in local communities. Now in its 24th year, NFMW is an annual celebration that highlights the vital role farmers markets play in the nation’s food system, showcasing their value to customers, communities, local leaders and legislators. Leading up to and throughout NFMW, McGill will connect with farmers market operators through online town halls and in-person visits, including an in-person visit to the USDA Farmers Market in Washington DC. Fall festival season is here and we talked to Chris Endrikat the Owner/Head Brewer of New Ridge Brewing Company at 01:27:24 of the episode. New Ridge Brewing Co. announces Roxborough's first beer festival with the debut of Taps Under the Towers with a pig roast from Green Meadow Farm on Saturday, September 23, 2023, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm and on the same day they celebrate their return as the official beer vendor for Lincoln Mill Haunted House for the Halloween season. This brand new beer festival will benefit Friends of the Wissahickon, and take place outside the brewery, in the Roxborough Pocket Park. The event will feature unlimited beer samples from 20 local breweries such as Attic Brewing Company • Boardroom Spirits • Brewery ARS • Brewery Techne • Carbon Copy • Chestnut Hill Brewing Company • Dock Street Brewery • Human Robot • Iron Hill Brewery • Kings Road Brewing • Love City Brewing • New Ridge Brewing Co. • Other Half • Punch Buggy Brewing • Sacred Vice Brewing Company • Twisted Gingers Brewing • Two Locals Brewing • Wissahickon Brewing Company • Wrong Crowd Beer. Taps Under The Towers tickets are on sale now for $60 each, which includes unlimited sampling of all beers and a souvenir tasting cup. Food is pay as you go. Reopening on October 4th we talk with Scott Smith the business partner of The Soup Bar in Palmyra, NJ at 02:18:05 of episode. With over 40 years of experience cooking in the finest restaurants, Chef Ed is ready and eager to deliver the best soup and food. That's why they source their fresh ingredients from local farmers' markets. No matter what time of year, you can be sure you're eating the best of the season. Last, but certainly not least we chatted with Dan Schulz and Jennifer Davis at 02:31:55 of the episode. They are part of Banned Camp and winner of the recently announced award of Best Comedy Banned Book Podcast :) a comedy podcast where they read banned books and find out why they were banned in the first place. In each episode, they read a chapter of a banned book and offer our take on why it was banned in the first place. So grab a drink, sit back, and join us as we explore why some folks seem to be in such a rush to take us back to the dark ages, one banned book at a time. You say you STILL NEED MORE!!! The Small Bites team consists of many segment producers and correspondents. Expect culinary tips and events from celebrity Chef Barbie Marshall who was awarded the title of Pennsylvania’s most influential chef by Cooking Light Magazine, Season 10 Hell’s Kitchen Finalist and appeared on Season 17 Hell’s Kitchen All Stars. You’ll be provided with latest food news and happenings from John Howard-Fusco who has been featured in the Courier-Post South Jersey (a Gannett newspaper), as a contributor for NJ Monthly Magazine, and a New York Times recognized blogger for Eating in South Jersey. The latest trends and food concepts from Chef Beth Esposito the Chef/Owner of Pink Garlic Private Events and Butcher’s Pantry in the Reading Terminal Market and has been spotlighted on The Rachael Ray Show, The Food Network programming, multiple appearances on Fox 29 Good Day, and many more television and radio outlets. Enjoy a funny joke from legendary joke teller Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling, the former head writer for “The Howard Stern Show”. Last but not least we also have freelance writer William Knowles, the personality behind “Around Town” for Bluejeanfood.com doing coverage and blog posts about events. Listen to Small Bites Radio worldwide on Simplecast, iHeartRadio,TuneIn, Stitcher Radio, PodOmatic, Player FM, iTunes, Spotify, Pandora, Audible, Amazon Music, and many more distribution partners. To see a list of everyone who has appeared on the show click below: https://bluejeanfood.com/smallbitesradio/ 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. 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