Two buddies get into the coffee game

Pub & Kitchen/The Diving Horse chef Jonathan Adams has something else on his plate.

He and childhood friend Damien Pileggi are getting into the coffee game with Rival Bros Coffee, a small-batch, custom coffee roaster.

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Jonathan Adams (left) and Damien Pileggi. (Photo: Jason Varney)

The company will peddle its whole beans online from the Rival Bros e-store and at a mobile coffee shop, The Rival Bros Truck, which will debut later this month in Love Park.

The truck has built-in pour-over stations, a La Marzocco two-group espresso machine with pre-infusion paddles, a Fetco extractor brewer, Italian-made Mazzer espresso coffee grinders, and a high-end sound system.

Pileggi worked for La Colombe, including three years in San Francisco as its West Coast brand ambassador. 

Adams is not giving up his day job.

On Twitter.

On Facebook.

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