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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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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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