Like many things in the rapidly transforming city, Detroit restaurants have gone from sparse and limited to prolific and eclectic in just a few short years. To witness the variety and inventiveness of the city’s culinary scene, one need only glance at the participating venues of Detroit Restaurant Week, the area’s annual celebration of mostly Midtown and downtown Detroit restaurants: Detroit Seafood Market might serve fresh flounder topped with Maryland crab, while 24Grille might feature a grilled rib eye encrusted with kona coffee. Other restaurants showcase a more international bent: Mexican joints such as Taqueria El Rey fill tacos with luscious grilled meats, and Vicente’s Cuban Cuisine fills tables with small plates of empanadas and fried calamari tapas.

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