‘Frightful Feast’ at Lily’s Bistro brings Halloween fun to the dinner table

This special Halloween dinner might be a dream come true instead of a nightmare.

A “terrifyingly delicious” five-course meal will be served at Lily’s Bistro on Thursday, Oct. 25.

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“It should come as no surprise that most of us here at Lily’s are kind of weird and love Halloween,” Emily Mendenhall, owner of Lily’s Bistro said in a news release. “Coming up with the everything for this event from the ingredients, to the dishes, to the naming of each course, has all been a lot of fun that we’re excited to share with our diners.”

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The Frightful Feast’s full menu includes…

1st: Amuse - "Nightmare on 5th Street" 

Flame-seared pork jowl with dehydrated apple and bourbon maple glaze, served with smoldering hickory chips

2nd: "The Pear Wheat Project” 

Sliced pear and farro salad in a cranberry-mustard vinaigrette with toasted almond and goat cheese

3rd: "The Creature from the Black Lagoon” 

Chilled and marinated squid ink pasta with chilled baby octopus, cilantro, red pepper and black garlic

4th: “HellBraiser” 

Braised beef brisket with slow cooked local hearty greens and black-eyed peas

5th: “Night of the Living Bread (pudding)” 

Cherry cordial bread pudding with berry coulis and fresh whipped cream

*A chef’s choice vegetarian meal can be prepared with advanced notice only. 

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“In addition to the five-courses, we’ll have themed specialty cocktails like “Secret Ooze” and “El Gato Diablo” available for purchase. And if you come in costume, all the special drinks will be a dollar off, just as a way to encourage folks to get into the spirit of the event,” Mendenhall said.


Tickets for the event are $49 (including tax and tip). Your tickets include the five-course feast with tax and tip. Additional specialty cocktails will be available to purchase with $1 off if you come dressed in costume.

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What: Lily's Bistro Host The Frightful Feast, a Terrifyingly Delicious Five-Course Meal

When: Thursday, Oct. 25, 6:30 p.m. Tickets required.

Where: Lily's Bistro, 329 E. 5th St., Dayton, OH

More info: Facebook | Tickets

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