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:


D Street Block pARTy – Kick It To The Curb

Ruth | August 29th, 2014

D Street has taken First Friday and kicked it up a notch. BAM!
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6th Avenue Transit Center Boarding Zones Temporarily Moved

Penny | August 27th, 2014

Beginning on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 6th Avenue road upgrades will require People Mover to temporarily relocate bus loading zones at the Downtown Transit Center. The project is expected to take 10-14 days.
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Sherri’s At 5th – A reputation for Great Seafood

Ruth | August 22nd, 2014

Sherri’s at 5th is known for tasty seafood.
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Thank You to our 2014 Summer Event Sponsors!

Penny | August 20th, 2014

As we wrap up the summer, we wanted to thank ALL of ADP’s sponsors who helped make the 2014 Summer Season a success! Your help and investments allowed us to put on some fantastic (and fun) events for Downtown Anchorage! We couldn’t have done it all without you!
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Covenant House Alaska – Helping Youth in Crisis

Ruth | August 15th, 2014

Covenant House Alaska celebrated One Year in their new building this week. The new location allows more of all the good things Covenant House Alaska offers.
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ShuzyQ – Shoe Sale

Ruth | August 7th, 2014

ShuzyQ has brought the love of beautiful shoes to Anchorage. Now those beautiful shoes are on SALE!
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Bear Square – Segway Tours, Dog Sled Movies, Ice Cream and more

Ruth | July 31st, 2014

Bear Square offers a way to experience a lot of Alaska virtually and learn a little along the way. This fun, family adventure also offers segway and electric bike tours, a trolley tour of the city and ICE CREAM.
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Moose Ala Mode – New Menu Same Great Ice Cream

Ruth | July 25th, 2014

Moose Ala Mode has more selections for food and coffee and remains a great ice cream stop.
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Artique, Ltd. -Celebrating Anchorage’s Centennial

Ruth | July 10th, 2014

As Anchorage prepares to celebrate it’s Centennial, Artique, Ltd. is offering several ways to remember 100 years of Anchorage.
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Anchorage Museum – Art Mart Offers Alaskans Best

Ruth | July 3rd, 2014

Anchorage Museum offers a juried art and crafts show during July. Take time to see the array of quality handmade items and get your one of a kind art while benefiting the Anchorage Museum.
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Hard Rock Anchorage – Cool, Fun & Finally Open!

Ruth | June 27th, 2014

Hard Rock Anchorage is finally set to open this Saturday, June 28th!
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Haute Quarter Grill – Classy, Tasty and Inviting

Ruth | June 20th, 2014

Haute Quarter Grill has created an inviting, sophisticated atmosphere and topped it off with a mouth watering menu.
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Pasta Avanti – Italian made simple

Ruth | June 13th, 2014

Pasta Avanti has Italian food made quick and easy. The limited menu allows them to offer quality product quickly for the lunch or dinner time crowd.
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Downtown Shopping for Dad

Ruth | June 6th, 2014

Father’s Day is fast approaching (June 15) so it’s time to think about what you can get Dad that will show you appreciate him. Since I’m all about Downtown I’ve put together some Downtown shopping ideas that Dad will love.
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Fat Ptarmigan – New Ice Cream Shop!

Ruth | May 29th, 2014

Summer warmth means nothing beats good ice cream to keep you cool and now Fat Ptarmigan has an answer for your ice cream cravings.
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