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Il Fornaio Restaurant Review: Those seeking fresh, innovative Italian fare in an upscale setting need look no further than Il Fornaio. Although part of a chain, the downtown Sacramento location is a good choice for a business lunch or celebratory meal. Alabaster walls, floor-to-ceiling windows and granite-topped outdoor tables create a stylish environment. The food is equally refined, from the starters---such as house-made flatbread or prosciutto-wrapped melon---to the mains, like the grilled beef tenderloin or veal scaloppine. In between, try one of the many house-made pastas, including shell pasta with chicken and broccoli or whole-wheat pasta with cabbage and potatoes. For dessert, don't miss the tiramisu or affogato, vanilla ice cream doused in espresso.