Pif may be gone. But, Chef David Ansill Lives on!

Posted on Tuesday, August 28, 2007



BarRestaurantChef-Owner David Ansill may have closed the door to Pif. But, you can still experience the elegant simplicity of his food at Ansill.

Ansill’s menu offers delicious and inventive Euro-influenced dishes in a fun and casual atmosphere. Dining at Ansill is like stumbling upon a little European gem. The flavors of the food will surprise and delight you!

PHOTO: Kyle Ober

exquisite bites served with style and one of the city’s smartest wine-and-beer lists.” – Craig LaBan, Philadelphia Inquirer Restaurant Critic (Rating: 3 bells)

chef David Ansill serves some of the boldest food ever…” – Maile Carpenter, Esquire Magazine

Pif Classics at Ansill Every 2nd Sunday

Beginning this fall, come to Ansill the 2nd Sunday of each month as Chef-Owner David Ansill recreates some of his classics from Pif. Get nostalgic with
dishes like Escargots in Pernod, Scallops with Truffle Coulis and Financier. Each month a different menu will be featured.

Pif’s classic 3-course menu is offered at $40. Call 215.627.2485 for information and reservations.

Monday is In-the-Biz Night

Calling all restaurant people! Monday nights at Ansill is In-the-Biz Night. All restaurant workers will receive 15% off of their total bill.

Tuesdays BYOB

Tuesday at Ansill you can bring your favorite bottle of wine and enjoy with no corkage fee.

Monday Through Friday
Happy Hour Specials

Monday through Friday from 5:00 – 7:00, Ansill serves up Happy Hour like no other with $1 oysters, $5 Finlandia martinis, $5 Prosecco sparkling wine and $3 draft beer. Available at the bar only.

Every Night…Join the Chef for a Glass of Wine

Chef David Ansill wants to say “hello” to his guests, by offering one complimentary glass of wine or draft beer to everyone on his mailing list*. Just print out this email and present it to your server or bartender.

*One glass of house wine or draft beer per email. Must order food.


The menu at Ansill features a wide variety of dishes designed to encourage sharing. Ansill’s menu is accompanied by an extensive sampling of premium wines and beers.
627 S. 3rd Street (at the corner of 3rd & Bainbridge)
Philadelphia, PA 19147
www.ansillfoodandwine.com Serving dinner 7 nights
Sunday – Thursday 5:30 – 10:00pm
Friday – Saturday 5:30 – 11:00