Hundreds across metro Detroit are braving bone-chilling temperatures to pick up paczki for Fat Tuesday.
On-demand car service Uber will deliver one dozen paczki for $25 to users on Fat Tuesday.
Bakeries in Hamtramck, and across Metro Detroit, will be busy through Fat Tuesday as customers purchase paczki and enjoy one last indulgence before Lent.
Metro Detroiters are indulging Paczki. How much fat is there in a paczek?
While thousands of the Polish sweet treats are being devoured to mark this day before lent, there’s a bakery in Farmington that’s selling the traditional New Orleans Mardi Gras delight– king cakes.
Dave Tinney drove 30 minutes each way from Fairhaven to the new Martha Washington Bakery in Hamtramck just to pick up four dozen paczki.
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.
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.