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August 20, 2013

Roundup: Our Top Spots To Enjoy A Refreshing Glass Of Iced Coffee

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 […]

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June 7, 2013

Philadelphia Neighborhoods: Our Guide To The Restaurants, Bars, Markets And Cafes In The Graduate Hospital Neighborhood Of Philadelphia

[This spring, Visit Philly launched a new effort to promote 14 different neighborhoods surrounding Center City Philadelphia. With our new complementary "Philadelphia Neighborhoods" post series, Uwishunu is teaming up with Visit Philly to promote all the awesome dining, shopping, arts, nightlife, events and more within Philly's many exciting neighborhoods.] This weekend, the annual Odunde Festival […]

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June 3, 2013

Join HyLo Boutiques For A Festive First Friday Affair And A Pairing Of Coffee And Cheese In Old City This Friday, June 7

The coffee scene in Philadelphia goes way beyond providing your standard cup o’ joe. From talented bands of local roasters to award-winning third-wave coffee shops, this city is definitely having a coffee moment. But that dark brew isn’t the only finely crafted product to see a revival in Philadelphia. Di Bruno Brothers takes artisanal cheese […]

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May 17, 2013

Have A Super Saturday In Graduate Hospital With A Park Opening, Arts Crawl, Silent Auction, Clean-Ups And More, Saturday, May 18

Spend some time outdoors this Saturday, May 18, as Graduate Hospital comes alive with park-centric volunteers, live music, a silent auction and an arts crawl. Hosted by the South of South Neighborhood Association, the Super Saturday festivities begin at 9 a.m. and keep guests entertained all day long, until 6 p.m. From 11 a.m. to […]

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November 2, 2012

Roundup: New Restaurants In Philadelphia To Add To Your Must-Try List For Fall 2012

Philadelphia’s food scene is booming more than ever before, and this fall we’re adding a whole new batch of impressive names to our list of notable chefs and restaurants. With these new installments on top of the city’s already acclaimed establishments, it’s obvious that this city’s culinary culture is making its way to new heights. […]

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September 17, 2012

Our Guide To Coffee-Drinking In Philadelphia: Local Roasters, Sustainable Sips, Award-Winning Espresso And More

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 […]

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Damien Pileggi, Co-Owner Of Rival Bros. Coffee Truck
 

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
@RivalBrosCoffee
www.rivalbros.com

Elixr Coffee
207 S. 15th Street
www.elixrcoffee.com

Ultimo Coffee
1900 S. 15th Street
www.ultimocoffee.wordpress.com

Bodhi Coffee
410 S. 2nd Street
www.bodhicoffeephila.com

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 […]

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Welcome to Uwishunu's video series called "Philly 101," featuring 101 videos about Philadelphia in 101 days. Each video features a different Philadelphian, from top chefs and boutique owners to hotel doormen and brewers, sharing what they wish more people knew about Philly. Let us know what you wish more people knew about in the comments, on Twitter and on Facebook.
 

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September 29, 2011

Happy National Coffee Day: Our Guide To Coffee-Drinking In Philadelphia

Today, September 29, is National Coffee Day, just in time for the oncoming fall weather and the of-late trend in the city towards a truly first-class coffee scene. Indeed, the Philadelphia coffee scene is hot and strong right now. A new wave of coffee has officially hit the city like a red-eye with an extra […]

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