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Dine Downtown at Grange

By at January 15, 2014 | 1 Comments

This Dine Downtown review is brought to you by Valerie Mamone-Werder, Sr. Manager of Business Development. A fashionista and foodie, Valerie is no stranger to exquisite dishes. Read about her dining experience at Grange. -- Working in very close proximity to the Zagat rated Grange can be dangerous. Most days I meet friends and colleagues at the hip, urban, bar for

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Dine Downtown at Foundation Restaurant & Bar

By at January 15, 2014 | 0 Comment

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Foundation sets the stage for a pleasurable dining experience. As one of Dine Downtown’s newest restaurants, Foundation Restaurant & Bar does not disappoint. The Dine Downtown menu had multiple options to please any palate and a great neighborhood vibe that will have me coming back for more (the happy hour menu rocks too). I selected Foundation, not only because

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Dine Downtown at Biba

By at January 14, 2014 | 0 Comment

This year's Dine Downtown has afforded me the opportunity to dine at restaurants I've never been to - one of them being Biba. You can't grow up in Sacramento and not know about Biba. Whether you passed by the Old Tavern building and saw the neon sign, or was out in public and someone said "Hey,  that woman over there is Biba!" or needing to go someplace nice for dinner

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Dine Downtown at Cafeteria 15L

By at January 14, 2014 | 0 Comment

I have been to Cafeteria 15L for drinks with friends and brunch before, but never for dinner. Based off their delicious breakfast skillets and wine pours, I knew I would be in for a treat when I found out my Dine Downtown preview dinner would be there. Cafeteria 15L features two outdoor patios, one of which we were seated at by our delightful waitress Blair for our

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Dine Downtown at Tuli Bistro

By at January 13, 2014 | 0 Comment

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This Dine Downtown review is written by Annie Stuckert, Director of Events. She and Events Assistant Colleen Heauser headed to Tuli Bistro to check out the Dine Downtown menu.  Boy, were they in for a treat. Read about their dining experience and what made Annie exclaim with joy. -- Tuli Bistro has always been a favorite of mine. Its warm, cozy and the environment

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Dine Downtown at Chops

By at January 13, 2014 | 0 Comment

This Dine Downtown review is brought to you by Dion Dwyer, Director of Community Services. Read about his Dine Downtown experience and find out what on Chops' Dine Downtown menu is better than homemade in Mom's kitchen! -- Chops Steakhouse is located at the foot of the State Capitol building on the edge of its north steps at 11th and L street.  This ideal location

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Dine Downtown at The Firehouse: Best Friends for Frosting

By at January 13, 2014 | 0 Comment

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    The Firehouse is a fine dining restaurant in Old Sacramento, known for their superior service and ambiance. Melissa, founder of website Best Friends for Frosting headed to the acclaimed restaurant for a taste of the Dine Downtown menu. If you’re looking for a high class experience for a great price, you won’t want to miss The Firehouse’s Dine

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Dine Downtown at the Delta King: The Creative and The Planner

By at January 10, 2014 | 0 Comment

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Many head to the Delta King for a unique experience, whether it's to stay at the hotel, or to head to a special event. But did you know that there are award-winning dining options aboard? For their Dine Downtown menu review, The Creative and The Planner visited Pilothouse to see what this "hidden gem" had in store. With a killer view and outstanding cuisine to boot

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Dine Downtown at The Porch: Susan of My Life In Run on Sentences

By at January 10, 2014 | 0 Comment

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The Porch is known for their southern-influenced, farm-to-fork cuisine and their Dine Downtown menu was no exception. Susan from the local blog My Life… in Run-On Sentences (and @YetAnotherSusan on Twitter) decided The Porch would be the perfect place to kick off her Dine Downtown experience. She and her husband visited opening night and got their fill of fried

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Dine Downtown at Il Fornaio

By at January 10, 2014 | 0 Comment

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Il Fornaio was a restaurant I always wanted to visit for dinner, but just hadn't yet. Their happy hour is impressive, so I knew when I finally made it that I would be in for a treat. I just didn't know how much! When the opportunity came up to do a review of Il Fornaio’s for Dine Downtown, I had to take it. I immediately sent the menu to my boyfriend and said “We need

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Dine Downtown at Blue Prynt

By at January 9, 2014 | 0 Comment

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This Dine Downtown review is brought to you our Community Services Supervisor,  Jon Strohl. He and his girlfriend visited Blue Prynt for the first time and were wowed at the quality of food and excellent service. Read about their Dine Downtown experience and you might just be planning a trip there yourself! -- Blue Prynt had been on my list, but for one reason or

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Q&A with 2014 State of Downtown Keynote Tim Romani

By at January 8, 2014 | 1 Comments

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The new Entertainment and Sports Complex (ESC) will have a transformative impact on Downtown with 1.5 million sq. ft. of development. At the 2014 State of Downtown we will hear from ICON Venue Group's President & CEO Tim Romani and his role as the Owner's Representative to the Kings ownership group, Sacramento Basketball Holdings. In the Q&A below we ask Romani

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Dine Downtown at Ten22

By at January 8, 2014 | 0 Comment

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This Dine Downtown review is brought to you by our lovely Administrative Assistant Dana Borre. For a peek into what Ten22 has up their sleeve for Dine Downtown, keep reading! -- I have always wanted to have dinner at Ten22 and when I saw their Dine Downtown menu, the restaurant went to the top of my to-do list. I had high expectations going in, and after a ‘what

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Grime Fighters Spotted in Downtown

By at January 8, 2014 | 0 Comment

The Downtown Sacramento Partnership Clean & Safe Teams will now be fighting grime in fashion. The Maintenance arm of the Community Services department recently underwent a mini rebrand that will likely get them noticed in the district with a new 'tennis ball green' truck wrap, street signs, trash cans, and new window graphic at the corner of Merchant Alley & 8th

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2014 VIBE Award Nominees Announced

By at January 8, 2014 | 1 Comments

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The Downtown Sacramento Partnership (DSP) announced the nominees for the 2014 VIBE award. The annual VIBE award, presented by SMUD, recognizes local leaders and organizations who have contributed to the enrichment of the urban core. The award will be presented to one of the following nominees at the annual State of Downtown breakfast on January 28,

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New to the Neighborhood: Andy’s Candy Apothecary, Mother, Osaka Sushi, Claim Jumper, and Sky KTV

By at January 8, 2014 | 0 Comment

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More and more places keep popping up Downtown which means there are more places for you to explore! From restaurants, to a candy store, to a new karaoke bar, break away from your routine and visit some new spots. Andy's Candy Apothecary Andy's opened in December, just in time for Christmas shoppers. His boutique candy shop was chosen as the winner of the Downtown

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Contact the DSF

Downtown Sacramento Partnership
980 9th Street, Suite 400
Sacramento, CA 95814
P: (916) 442-8575
F (916) 442-2053
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