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Rocky Road and Cereal Milk Paczki Arrive in Brush Park

Plus, more Paczki Day intel

Brenna Houck is a Cities Manager for the Eater network. She previously edited Eater Detroit and reported for Eater. You can follow her on the internet at @brennahouck.

Welcome to the PaczkiWire, a roundup of vital Paczki Day intel from details on restaurant specials to Fat Tuesday stunts.

—Vegetarian and vegan eatery The Nosh Pit and Safflower Street are slinging vegan and gluten-free paczki out of their brand new restaurant space in Hamtramck (2995 Yemans St.) on Paczki Day. Look out for flavors like sweet potato-chocolate, banana cream, custard, raspberry, and lemon. The restaurant opens from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Grey Ghost’s pastry chef Jessica Chaney is getting in on the Fat Tuesday mania with Rocky Road-flavored paczkis at the restaurant. She’s also collaborating with neighboring cafe New Order Coffee on a paczki with cereal milk pastry cream, passionfruit glaze, and Fruity Pebbles.

— Yes, Lisa Ludwinski’s delectable grapefruit-hibiscus paczki recipe will be featured in the upcoming Sister Pie Cookbook — out on Ten Speed Press in September.

Rose’s Fine Foods is mixing up paczki en masse for Fat Tuesday with rose-custard and plum-orange filling. The restaurant will be open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.