Trick or Meat: Halloween at Ansill

Posted on Friday, October 12, 2007


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Ansill’s 3 Course Halloween Menu for $15
Looks very scary!DiningRm

Chef-Owner David Ansill is stirring it up this Halloween with a 3 Course “Trick or Meat” Menu that will make your skin crawl!

The $15 menu will be available on Mischief Night
(Tue., Oct. 30) and on Halloween (Wed., Oct. 31).

Trick or Meat Menu

First Course
Eel and Squid, Squid Ink Sauce


Second Course
Beef Heart, Veal Kidney and Bacon Brochettes

Third Course
Lamb’s Tongue and Veal Cheeks, Sautéed Pumpkin



PHOTO: Kyle Ober

Pumpkin Carving Contest

If Veal Kidneys aren’t your thing, try your hand at Ansill’s Pumpkin Carving contest.
All participants will receive a complimentary glass of wine or beer and a pumpkin. Ansill will supply the KNIFE (to carve the pumpkin, silly)!

First-place winner will receive dinner for two at Ansill. A runner-up will get a complimentary bottle of proscecco.

Pumpkin carving contest will run from 7p – 9pm on Tue., Oct. 30 and Wed., Oct. 31. Come and test out you carving skills!


Ansill’s New Menu


Experience the elegant simplicity of David Ansill’s food at Ansill.

From his signature Lamb Osso Bucco Sandwich to Warm Goat Cheese in Brik to the Shirred Duck Egg with Truffles,
Ansill’s new 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!

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 Now Every Sunday!Beginning this month, come to Ansill each Sunday as Chef-Owner David Ansill recreates some of his classics from Pif. Get nostalgic with dishes like Escargots “au Pif”, 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.

PHOTO: Jason Varney


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.
PHOTO: Kyle Ober
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 mention this email 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
Serving dinner 7 nights
Sunday – Thursday 5:30 – 10:00pm
Friday – Saturday 5:30 – 11:00pm
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