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This year, Feb. 17 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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Detroit has an eclectic food scene thanks to our culturally rich and ethnically diverse community. The only dilemma: where to go and what to choose? Below are my recommendations (in no particular order) of Detroit’s best culinary options, whether for formal or casual dining.

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Who cares? I’m on vacation!

I’ve lost track of how many times those words have come out of my mouth. And when I say them, I’m definitely not keeping track of the calories I’m putting in my mouth.

Even the most disciplined fitness junkie can fall off the wagon while traveling. You’re off your schedule. You're surrounded by not-so-healthy foods. You’re just plain tired from all the bustling around.

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 Detroit Vegan Soul


Think you can’t have a good meal without meat on the menu? A good vegetarian dish makes even a die-hard, meat-and-potatoes fan forget one of their staples is missing. Whether you’re vegetarian or not, you can get your daily allowance of fruits and veggies at one of these metro Detroit vegetarian and vegan restaurants.

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It’s been a great year for Detroit and a great year for the Visit Detroit Blog. We’ve featured some of the hottest food, drink, culture, events and attractions in the Motor City and we’re just getting started. Here’s the best of the Visit Detroit Blog 2012.

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