Small Bites – Episode 41

Another great jam packed show! With the cold weather here and Valentine's Day around the corner we have everything you need. On the show will be Dr. John Douillard. He is the creator of LifeSpa.com, former Director of Player Development and nutrition advisor for the NBA, author of seven books, has been featured in, First for Women, Woman's World, Yoga Journal, the Huffington Post and dozens of other publications. His newest book, Eat Wheat: A Scientific and Clinically-Proven Approach to Safely Bringing Wheat and Dairy Back into Your Diet (Morgan James Publishing) is now available nationwide.

 

Joining us in studio we have Swiss Farms Director of Fresh Food Chef Justin Vignola to talk about the drive-thru market and the beloved 50-year old Delco staple which now offers a solution with car-to-table service of fresh, wholesome dinners. This month, all stores started ‘Drive-Thru Thursday’s’ a family meal deal to take care of their loyal customers’ meal needs. Director of Fresh Food, Chef Justin Vignola created restaurant quality entrees ranging from roasted turkey with mashed potatoes and sautéed green beans to meat lasagna and garlic bread available for a fraction of the price - never mind the time spent shopping, or cooking at home. The best part? You never have to get out of your car.

 

Also we have Dr Rubina Tahir DC. Dr. Rubina Tahir is the CEO at Rubina Tahir Chiropractic, LLC, a The Huffington Post contributor, Health writer PhillyMan Magazine and Host of MyNEWPhilly show The Rx filmed for MynewPhilly Studio-Page, Health writer for STACK Magazine, and speaker at The Positivity Charge.

 

Still want more?? Zachary Marcus Cesare Harris is also in studio to chat about his Indiegogo campaign for Evoo4Everyone where their mission is quite simple: bring real extra virgin olive oil to the everyman, with the additional focus on educating the people who could most reap its medicinal benefits. With it being Valentine's Day he has also written three books on love.

 

Now it wouldn't be us, unless we gave you a little bit more love with even more guests this week. So with that being said joining us as well will be blogger of Hafto Eat, Amanda Hafto who is also a contributor for PhillyBite Magazine. She will talk about her coverage of A Valentine's Day PAWty. What is that?

 

Panorama’s Valentine’s Day PAWty to Benefit Saved Me Animal Rescue

 

WHAT: Join Panorama for a Valentine’s Day Pawty with your best canine friend, to benefit Saved Me. Panorama will host an afternoon cocktail party, where guests can celebrate the holiday with their beloved pets. 100% of proceeds from ticket sales will benefit local non-profit Saved Me. Volunteers at Saved Me will set up a doggie lounge and adoption station in the private Stagionne Room. The event will feature a photo booth, party favors and a gourmet dog treat bar presented by Doggie Style Pets.

 

WHY: Panorama was recently renovated by renowned Philadelphia design firm Marguerite Rodgers Interior Design. The restaurant holds a Guinness World Records for the most wines available by the glass, through it’s custom designed cruvinet. Chef Matthew Gentile joined the team a year ago and revamped the classic Italian dishes with a new modern presentation and preparation. This event will allow guests to enjoy the wine, new décor and new menu, and celebrate the holiday with their pet.

 

WHERE: Panorama, 14 North Front Street, Old City, in the Penn's View Hotel.

 

WHEN: Sunday, February 12, 3:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m.

 

TICKETS: $45/person. To purchase tickets please call or call 215.922.7800 or visit http://www.pennsviewhotel.com/…/panoramas-valentines-day-pa…

 

Dress to impress.

 

MENU: Wine and bites from Executive Chef Matt Gentile

Menu items will include tastes from Chef Gentile’s new menu:

Lobster crespelle with basil hollandaise

Cacio Pepe burrata with aged balsamic

Tuna & olive tartar on house-made sesame semolina toast

Wagyu beef polpeta

Asparagus genovese

And more

Gourmet dog treat bar from Doggie Style Pets

 

Then to top it all off, 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, Chef Barbie Marshall who is a Gordon Ramsay Hell's Kitchen finalist and was named Pennsylvania’s most influential chef by Cooking Light with her tip of the week, and joke of the week from legendary joke teller Jackie "The Joke Man" Martling of The Howard Stern Show fame and Jackie Martling is releasing his autobiography "The Joke Man: Bow to Stern" with foreword by Artie Lange and is available to pre-order on Amazon.com . Fat Jack's BBQ who will have VP of operations Kevin Gross join us in studio and Bluejeanfood.com hope you will TuneIn worldwide or catch the following day on iTunes.