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This year, Feb. 28 is Fat Tuesday, the last day before the season of Lent where many Christians refrain from indulgent treats. For Detroiters it’s better known as Paczki Day, when local bakeries serve up dozens of traditional Polish pastries as a last chance to enjoy a sweet treat. Whether or not you observe Lent, you won’t want to miss the opportunity to try a “paczek,” as a single Paczki is called.

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Every day you share your stunning images of metro Detroit with us via #DepictTheD or by tagging us @visitdetroit. We’re honored to feature you on our social media channels and website. Your photos prove that photography, among many other industries, is strong in The D.

See our “pics” for who to follow on Instagram, to get a feel for Detroit’s true flavor.

Disclaimer: This list in no way represents the only Detroiter accounts you should follow. We stuck with our most loyal #DepictTheD contributors and a few others and plan to keep adding to it!

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Dine Drink Detroit

With more than 200 new places to dine, Detroit’s restaurant scene is inarguably on the rise. Detroit Restaurant Week takes place Sept. 18-27; however, 25 Detroit restaurants will be continuing the celebration by offering a $15 special Oct. 1-10 during Dine Drink Detroit.

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Detroit is a mecca of amazing dining. From Greek to Mexican, our food will not disappoint your taste buds. The options, at various price points, are convenient, too, with plenty of restaurants near Cobo Center. Here are a few of our suggestions:

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In Detroit, your dining options are plenty, no matter what type of cuisine you’re after or what time of day you need it. Indeed, your Sunday dining experience need not be relegated to a desperation sandwich, fast food or Saturday’s leftovers. Here’s a handy list of local restaurants that are happy to serve you on Sunday evening:

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