The Downtown Dish

The Downtown Dish is our blog about downtown Anchorage: where to eat, what to buy, and what to try. The blog is written by members of the ADP Staff and comes from our experiences and travels throughout downtown Anchorage.

So read on, and discover the best (and the best-kept secrets) of downtown Anchorage:


Community- One More Reason to Come Downtown

Ruth | April 2nd, 2015

Anchorage is fortunate to have a great downtown community. Great shops, restaurants, entertainment venues and places to gather.
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Second Run – High Quality Clothing Deals

Ruth | March 19th, 2015

Second Run is a stylish woman’s BFF. High quality, name brand, used clothing that looks like new, but costs a lot less.
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Dark Horse Coffee – Lots of Awesome

Ruth | March 13th, 2015

Dark Horse Coffee knows about making amazing coffee.
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Circular Boutique – More Style Than Ever!

Ruth | March 5th, 2015

Circular Boutique has expanded! Now you have more store to shop for more amazing designs and styles.
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Sherri’s At 5th – Must Try Kettle Chips

Ruth | February 27th, 2015

Sherri’s At 5th is known for the fresh and tasty seafood, but make sure you try the kettle chips!
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MyThai – A great Thai option Downtown

Ruth | February 18th, 2015

MyThai offers tasty, affordable Thai food in a bright welcoming atmosphere.
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Bailiwick – One Year Anniversary of Vintage Fun

Ruth | February 6th, 2015

Bailiwick is celebrating their One Year Anniversary with a First Friday party tonight, but you have all year to check out the fun and support local!
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Anchorage City Limits Lofts – Lofts Hotel

Ruth | January 28th, 2015

Anchorage City Limits Lofts is a favorite breakfast stop for the guys I work with and it is growing in to a music destination.
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Pasta Avanti – Good Food made Simple

Ruth | January 22nd, 2015

Pasta Avanti offers simple dishes at a good price.
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Anchorage Museum – Lego Exhibit

Ruth | December 30th, 2014

Anchorage Museum, Brick by Brick, is an exhibit featuring Lego toys. This look at Legos as learning tools shows legos bricks in many forms.
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Hotel Captain Cook – Gingerbread Village

Ruth | December 19th, 2014

The Hotel Captain Cook is brimming with holiday spirit that overflows into an amazing Gingerbread Village.
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Kobuk Coffee Company – Old Favorites and New Finds

Ruth | December 1st, 2014

Kobuk Coffee Company carries timeless toys and fancy foreign candies if you are looking for something fun to give this holiday season.
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Tis The Season – Tree Lighting and Shop Small

Ruth | November 25th, 2014

Holiday Tree Lighting has been an Anchorage tradition for years so make sure you bundle up and get to Town Square to watch Santa ride in on his sleigh pulled by reindeer as he prepares to light the Holiday Tree.
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Shop Small Business Saturday – November 29, 2014

Ruth | November 21st, 2014

Make sure your holiday shopping includes visits to the many unique local shops right here in Downtown Anchorage!
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Covenant House Alaska Candlelight Vigil

Ruth | November 14th, 2014

The Candlelight Vigil for Homeless Youth is Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 6 p.m. at the Anchorage Museum (625 C Street).
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