If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, imagine the awesomeness that can come from eating a few beignets a week.
Lily’s Bistro, 329 E. Fifth St. in Dayton’s Oregon District, is offering a sweet deal: free beignets every week for a year as the prize for a Facebook contest.
It even rolled out a ridiculously royal Facebook video to promote it.
The post reads:
“Ah-hahaha! Lucky you! We've decided to crown a new beignet monarch and the winner gets free beignets for a year!
Just share this post to be entered to win free beignets every week for a year! You could be the new beignet Queen or King! Tag your friends that you'd be willing to share your beignets with for bonus entries! Every person tagged counts as one entry. We'll be drawing the winner randomly on Aug 2nd!
Lily's Brunch is offered every Saturday and Sunday from 10am - 3pm! Join us, wooon't you???
Let them eat beignets!”
An order of beignets is $5 on Lily’s Brunch menu.
Lily’s and beignets go hand in hand.
“When we started serving brunch, I knew I wanted to include beignets as a menu item,” Lily’s owner Emily Mendenhall said. “Beignets and cafe au lait at Cafe du Monde was the last meal I ate in New Orleans before getting in my U-Haul and moving back to Ohio to open Lily’s with my family. It’s an iconic food in New Orleans that both tourists and (most) locals love, and it’s just a little nod to NoLa and the time I was lucky to spend living there.”