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:


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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G Street Block Party – Bunny Boots & Burn Barrels

Ruth | November 4th, 2014

November 7th is First Friday, while you are enjoying all the fun downtown, stop by G Street and enjoy a Block Party!
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Muse Cafe – Creative & Delightful

Ruth | October 30th, 2014

Muse Cafe in the Anchorage Museum offers a variety of tastes on a creative menu in a delightful setting.
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Anchorage Live Work Play

Ruth | October 23rd, 2014

Live Work Play is a vision for the future of Anchorage. The goal of this initiative is to make Anchorage the #1 city in the nation to Live. Work. & Play. by 2025.
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Allure Day Spa & Hair Salon – Relax While You Do Good

Ruth | October 17th, 2014

Allure Day Spa & Hair Design may be one of the most relaxing indoor spaces in the city.
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Crooked Spruce – Tea & Juice

Ruth | October 2nd, 2014

Crooked Spruce offers fresh juice, made while you watch and a wide variety of local loose leaf teas.
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Park(ing) Day – Anchorage joins this Worldwide Event

Ruth | September 19th, 2014

Park(ing) Day is an annual worldwide event where artists, designers and citizens transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks.
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