May 12, 2014
Philadelphia’s Third Wave coffee scene continues to brew up fresh additions, with nationally renowned spots like La Colombe expanding and local roasters like Rival Bros bringing Philly-toasted beans straight to coffee lovers’ cups. In 2011, Rival Bros’ proprietors Jonathan Adams, a notable local chef, and Damien Pileggi, an artisanal coffee expert, teamed up to launch […]Read more»
August 20, 2013
Whether you’re looking for a major morning jolt with a bottle of cold brew to-go or a carefully poured icy latte to savor, Philadelphia’s coffee shops have your answer. The Third Wave coffee scene in this city continues to grow, going way beyond standard cups o’ joe in favor of serving that consummate sip of […]Read more»
July 2, 2013
Philadelphia’s ever-expanding food truck scene is clearly having a moment. Not only are more awesome trucks rolling in every week, but new food truck gathering spots seem to be popping up just as quickly — see the City Hall Courtyard, Eakins Oval and the Navy Yard for three recent examples. So, just as we wanted […]Read more»
June 13, 2013
Food truck fare never ceases to impress in the City of Brotherly Love. With the hundreds of food trucks across the city, it’s easy to feel a little overwhelmed. No need to fear, our definitive list of some of Philly’s most loved food trucks is here. While many food trucks’ location varies by day or […]Read more»
February 22, 2013
Support some of Philadelphia’s local businesses this weekend at Three Potato Four’s outpost shopping and food truck event. Three Potato Four, located in Manayunk, are purveyors of 20th century American antiques, oddities, folk art and more. This weekend-long event compiles four of Philadelphia’s finest small businesses and two of Three Potato Four’s favorite food trucks. […]Read more»
December 11, 2012
‘Tis the season to shop local. And Uwishunu is here to help. After some serious browsing, sifting, taste-testing and evaluating, we’ve pulled together our 2012 Holiday Gift Guide. Rather than narrowing your options by category, we thought it would be helpful to provide one solid list of great-for-anyone gifts. Stock up on locally crafted jewelry, […]Read more»
September 17, 2012
Calling all caffeine addicts: coffee in Philadelphia is having a moment. From national-headlines-making and celebrity-partnering La Colombe to unique coffee-roaster-cum-recording-studio Milkboy Coffee, coffee shops in Philadelphia really surpass the average. Even the New York Times has taken note. As summer wanes and cold weather hovers over the (far, far away) horizon, check out our guide […]Read more»
Today’s Philly 101 video features Damien Pileggi, co-owner alongside Pub & Kitchen chef and childhood friend Jonathan Adams of the Rival Bros. Coffee Truck in Love Park.
Damien is an artisanal coffee expert who has worked with La Colombe and takes a meticulous approach to coffee-brewing. He samples each and every varietal that goes into Rival Bros.’ blends, then adjusts the ratios and the depth of the roasts to achieve a predetermined flavor profile.
Watch the video to meet Damien, see inside the Rival Bros. truck and learn where his favorite spots are, and why, on the local coffee scene.
Rival Bros. Coffee Truck
207 S. 15th Street
1900 S. 15th Street
410 S. 2nd Street
Today’s Philly 101 video features Damien Pileggi, co-owner alongside Pub & Kitchen chef and childhood friend Jonathan Adams of the Rival Bros. Coffee Truck in Love Park. Damien is an artisanal coffee expert who has worked with La Colombe and takes a meticulous approach to coffee-brewing. He samples each and every varietal that goes into […]Read more»
October 25, 2011
Food trucks are all the rage in Philadelphia, and now two Philly natives are on the cutting edge of a new “drink truck” trend, with their coffee truck, launching in Love Park later this week. Jonathan Adams, executive chef of both Pub & Kitchen and The Diving Horse in Avalon, NJ, and Damien Pileggi, an […]Read more»