CHICAGO (CBS)– It’s Mardi Gras and that means the people of Chicago will be enjoying paczki!
Dobra Bielinski, owner of Delightful Pastries, told CBS 2’s Marissa Parra, “We’re amazing.
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The bakery located at 5927 W. Laurence Ave. in Jefferson Park, is one of several Chicago businesses selling paczki on Tuesday.
Paczki are stuffed Polish pastries that are a popular indulgence for many Catholics before the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday.
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Bielinski opened his bakery with his mother in 1998.
Delightful Pastries didn’t open until 6 a.m. Tuesday, but the owner said customers lined up early.
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“I look forward to people being very happy with our paczki and saying ‘Polish food is amazing’.”