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The Welcoming Committee to Take Over Center City!

The Welcoming Committee has taken over all kinds of straight bars since they started in Philly a few years ago, and they’ve even done sold-out runs […]


David Ansill To Expatriate To Jamaica, Smoke Lots Of Weed

David Ansill has had quite the career in Philadelphia. He started out bartending for Stephen Starr at the Bank (remember the Bank?!). He’s worked at […]


Tonight: A Bargain Prix Fixe

Someone recently asked us if David Ansill was still doing his Tuesday prix fixe at Ladder 15. The answer is yes and the price is […]


Ladder 15 Tasting Dinner Tonight

Speaking of David Ansill, Ladder 15’s 4-course, $20 Tuesday night tasting menus continue this evening. Stuffed rabbit or skate wing are the mains tonight.


“Chinese-izing American Food”

Sam Jacobson (Sycamore) and David Ansill (Ladder 15) are joining up with Han Chiang at Old City’s Han Dynasty for a special collaboration dinner on […]


An Interview with David Ansill

The Center City District’s Center City Eats newsletter has an interesting interview with David Ansill about his philosophy on cooking and what he’s doing at […]


Respect for Ladder 15

Adam Erace reviews Ladder 15 and really likes what David Ansill’s menu overhaul has done for the place. Mostly, the menu features well-executed mainstream bar food—aromatic […]


David Ansill Resurrecting His European BBQ

David Ansill’s take on a burger at Ladder 15 When David Ansill had his own restaurant one of the special events he did that was […]


Around the Web: New Spots Edition

Unbreaded chows down on the SHAME burger at the Wishing Well. [Unbreaded] Mac & Cheese skips the hooves and fins at Hoof + Fin but […]


Checking Out Ladder 15

This week in Philadelphia Magazine’s Restaurant Club Newsletter. First Bite: Ladder 15 Thanks to some new hires, this Center City bar is getting a second wind. […]


Empanadas at Ladder 15

Craig LaBan says Queen Village’s loss is Sansom Street’s gain with David Ansill’s arrival at Ladder 15. Especially when it comes to the curry-braised lamb […]


Tonight, A New Leaf at Ladder 15

As we mentioned a few weeks back, David Ansill has landed at Ladder 15 and tonight he debuts his new menu with free bites after […]


More on David Ansill at Ladder 15

Grub Street snags an interview with David Ansill and gets answers to why Ladder 15 and what happened with Ansill. Among the most exciting tidbits […]


Come Again? Ansill to Ladder 15?

We had to check the calendar, it’s Ground Hog Day not April Fool’s Day so we have no reason not to believe that David Ansill, […]


Another Milestone of Life

The Illadelph points us to a surprising policy at Ladder 15. Posted by the door is a sign that reads, “Ladder 15 is an over […]