Dave Tinney drove 30 minutes each way from Fairhaven to the new Martha Washington Bakery in Hamtramck just to pick up four dozen paczki.
Mardi Gras 2014 may be a few weeks away, but Carnival season has already begun in New Orleans, with brightly colored parades throughout the city and much more to come.
So you think pazcki are just a little too healthy? How about adding some vodka?
It’s an unofficial holiday for many in the metro Detroit area: Fat Tuesday, also known as Paczki Day.
At Hayden’s Grill and Bar in Canton Township, they’re upping the punch of the traditional treat by dipping them in waffle batter and deep-frying them again.
Lines formed in the wee hours of the morning at local bakeries for people wanting one last taste of their favorite Fat Tuesday indulgence.
Fat Tuesday overflows with traditions that began centuries ago in Europe.
Mardi Gras is a time of celebration and although New Orleans is the epicenter of the nation’s biggest parades and celebrations, the Metro Detroit area has a wide array of events and parties going on as well.
Royal Oak will come alive on this Fat Tuesday, as the city hosts it’s annual Pub Crawl.
With more than a dozen flavors of the tasty Polish delights, everyone has their own favorite Paczki!