By Christy Strawser
CBS Detroit Managing Editor 
DETROIT (CBS Detroit) Close your eyes for a moment and think about miniature lobster corn dogs, miso-glazed salmon, watermelon and chipotle glazed short ribs, duck confit crepes, roasted wild striped bass, cheeseburger soup, and chocolate pots de creme.

Now, what are you thinking about? Detroit Restaurant Week. The spring edition of the twice-annual event happens April 20-29, with inventive dishes meant to draw people to places they’ve never been.

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And those are just some of the creative concoctions on the menus at 21 of the city’s best establishments: Roast, Iridescence, Caucus Club, Cliff’s Bells, Atlas Global Bistro, Andiamo,  24 Grille, Angelina Italian Bistro, Coach Insignia, Da Edoardo Foxtown Grille, Detroit Seafood Market, Fountain Bistro, La Dolce Vita, Mosaic, Opus One, Rattlesnake Club, Roma, Saltwater, The Whitney, and Wolfgang Puck Grille.

Every restaurant will offer a special Restaurant Week three-course meal for $28, excluding beverage, gratuity and tax.

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No tickets are necessary to join the event, just visit the restaurant of your choosing and order off the Restaurant Week menu. Reservations are not required — but restaurants are expected to be busy — so they’re a good idea.

Check out the menu options and get contact information for reservations HERE at the Detroit Restaurant Week website.

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This spring edition is the sixth Detroit Restaurant Week since 2009. The five previous events drew 160,000 diners to sample of the best of the best in Detroit eating.