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Dine Downtown Restaurant Week at Dawson’s

Dine Downtown Restaurant Week at Dawson’s

By Jake Ferguson and Sarah Hamblen 

Thanks to Dine Downtown Restaurant Week, through January 17, 2014 you can visit 28 of Sacramento’s hottest restaurants and enjoy a delicious 3-course meal for only $31.

We were invited by Dine Downtown Restaurant Week to check out the Dine Downtown menu at Dawson’s Restaurant in the Hyatt Hotel, and we definitely left feeling more than satisfied.

In addition to the 3-course meal, Dawson’s offered a $12 wine pairing to go along with the first and second courses.

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Salmon baked in foil

Salmon baked in foil

Cooking tender, juicy salmon is as easy as 1-2-3. Salmon fillets are wrapped in foil, along with honey and fresh herbs. The foil helps to retain the moisture and you will be rewarded with a flavorful meal that comes together with little effort... Read More

Dine Downtown 2014 Runs Jan 8 – 17

Dine Downtown 2014 Runs Jan 8 – 17

By Laura Braden, Kelli Breton, Lisa Murphy and Jamee Sims

Today kicks off the ninth annual Dine Downtown! Sponsored by the Downtown Sacramento Partnership (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), 28 restaurants are hosting special 3-course meals (prix fixe) for $31.

This year, DSP has shaken things up a bit by donating $1 from each meal to the California Food Literacy Center, an amazing nonprofit dedicated to inspiring change in community food education. We love their founding ED Amber Stott:... Read More

Fat City for Dine Downtown

Fat City for Dine Downtown

Nationwide January is known as National Restaurant Month. I guess they figure that after the holidays, January is the slowest month for eating out. Throughout the country cities and restaurants try to alleviate that with special restaurant weeks. Here in Sacramento our Dine Downtown week runs from January 8 - 17. 

This year there are 28 restaurants participating with $31 prix fixe menus. You get three courses with choices of appetizers, entrees, and desserts. The Downtown Sacramento Partnership, which promotes the event, was kind enough to ask to do a preview again. As usual, I reviewed the menus looking for creativity and something other than steak, chicken, and pasta... Read More

13 Sacramento Restaurants Opening in 2014

13 Sacramento Restaurants Opening in 2014

Too many restaurants closed last year. But every restaurant that closes opens the door for another restaurant. Here are 13 Sacramento restaurants that are opening in 2014. 1. Block Butcher Bar I visited sister restaurant LowBrau and talked to Mike..... Read More

Top 15 Happy Hours of December 2013

Top 15 Happy Hours of December 2013

The 15 most popular Sacramento happy hours of December 2013 on CowtownEats.com were: BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse (Last month's rank: 1) Firestone Public House (Last month's rank: 4) Bento Box (Last month's rank: 2) Pour House (Last month's rank: 3)..... Read More

15 Most Popular Sacramento Happy Hours of 2013

15 Most Popular Sacramento Happy Hours of 2013

Thank you for visiting Cowtown Eats and for making 2013 our biggest year yet! We had more than 647,500 page views and 169,000 unique users. Please continue to tell your friends about the site. 15. Chicago Fire With its four..... Read More