Help Us Keep Reporting. Donate to Detroit Metro Times.

Monday, February 18, 2019

Twitter user shares photo of blooming Paczki trees in preparation of Fat Tuesday

Posted By on Mon, Feb 18, 2019 at 1:51 PM

click to enlarge SCREEN GRAB, TWITTER
  • Screen grab, Twitter
Do you smell that? A westward wind carries the scent of fried dough and fruity filling. You can almost feel the powdered sugar on your fingertips. The call of a Polish eagle rings through the streets of Hamtramck and your stomach replies with a growl.

It is almost time for Paczki Day, or Fat Tuesday if you’re Catholic, or Mardi Gras if you’re French, or “cheat day” if you’re on a diet.



Thanks to a tweet from WCSX’s Big Jim O’Brien, it looks like the Paczki trees in Poland are showing their first buds. Soon the blooming baked goods will be dispersed and make their journey to over-indulging bellies all across metro Detroit.


Paczki Day is March 5. Check back as we feature some popular and exotic Paczki in the coming weeks.

Mike Dionne is an editorial intern for Metro Times.

Stay on top of Detroit news and views. Sign up for our weekly issue newsletter delivered each Wednesday.

Tags: , , , , ,

Detroit Metro Times works for you, and your support is essential.

Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Detroit and beyond.

Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.

Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Detroit's true free press free.

Read the Digital Print Issue

May 20, 2020

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In Detroit

© 2020 Detroit Metro Times - Contact Us

Website powered by Foundation