The Mardi Gras tradition involves a final indulgence in food and drink before lent, and one local bakery marks the day with a baked holiday favorite.
If you want some Fat Tuesday indulgence, some think there's no better way to do it than with a Paczki (pronounced PUSH-kee).
"I was coming for the king cake, and I saw the sign so I knew I had to get one."
Mark Sheehan said he's not sure he wants one.
"...And this is pronounced? A puch-key?...pach-key," he asks.
That is until he sees one of the chubby powdery pastries under the counter.
"Alright so I gotta do one," he says. "Yeah, I gotta do one."
They really are unavoidable, especially if you'll be avoiding such things for Lent, which starts tomorrow.
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