Derek Davis Celebrates 18 Years in Manayunk: 3 Courses for $18

Posted on Monday, July 6, 2009


Derek Davis Celebrates 18 Years in Manayunk: 3 Courses for $18

…All Summer Long!

Derek Davis, former chef/owner of Sonoma and currently of Derek’s in Manayunk, is celebrating 18 years on Main Street by rolling back the prices!

All summer long, Derek’s will offer a 3 course menu for $18, that reprises the greatest hits from the past 18 years.  A selection of wines by the glass will be offered at $5.

Derek’s 18th Anniversary $18 Rollback Menu

(3 courses for $18 per person, plus tax and gratuity)

Small plates (choice of)
steamed sweet potato and sesame seed dumplings
pan seared with sweet soy and cabbage leaf

crispy thin onion rings
lightly floured and flash fried

local-organic baby green salad
with pear tomatoes, diced cucumber and balsamic vinaigrette

“best of philly” caesar salad
hearts of romaine with handcut croutons and grated romano cheese


Large plates (choice of)
risotto primavera
arborio rice tossed with broccoli, peas, rapini, haricot verts, tomato,
red peppers, basil, parsley, butter and romano cheese

grilled turkey breast paillard
marinated with basil pesto and served with shoestring potatoes
and broccoli aglio olio

fettuccine alfredo
spinach noodles and local grass fed heavy cream

chicken and goat cheese piedini
chicken confit with caramelized onions, raspberry barbecue sauce,
arugula and chevre

all rolled in pizza dough, served with baby green salad. a sonoma classic!

grilled chicken breast and mashed potatoes
cardamom scented with fried shallot rings, balsamic glaze and italian greens


Dessert (choice of)
classic crème brulee
I was fortunate enough to work with sirio maccioni in the 80’s
at the original le cirque
. the original recipe was perfected here and we still do it exactly as the master intended

white chocolate bread pudding
this is a reprisal of the original kansas city prime recipe
served warm with white chocolate sauce and berries

chocolate trifle semifreddo parfait
layers of chocolate cake and berry laced cream

Derek’s Daily Specials________________
EVERY NIGHTbyob every night and never a corkage fee. Limited to one bottle of wine per couple.

SOPHISTICATED SUNDAY – entire wine list is 1/2 price, plus you can drink mimosas and bloody mary’s with a brunch item for 21.99 until 3:00 pm.

MONDAY MARGARITA MADNESS – $5 margaritas and mojitos; $6 smoked chicken quesadilla

INFUSION CONFUSION TUESDAY – $5 candy cocktails; $6 “duroc” baby back ribs and shoestring fries.

WHITE GRAPE WEDNESDAY – $6 ciroc white grape martinis; $6 crab and shrimp spring rolls.

MARTINI THURSDAY – $5 cosmos, appletinis pomegranate martinis, blue raspberry martinis and mangotinis; $3 yuengling lager bottles; $6 traditional pizzas.

FULL MOON FRIDAY – $3 yuengling drafts and $3 miller lite bottles all day, $5 bacardi mojitos from 11pm to 1am at the vodka bar only

FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS – free dj and no cover in the vodka bar.

Derek’s * 4411 Main Street, Manayunk, PA *  215-483-9400