More than 100 donut chains have expanded to Idaho and opened in Meridian. (Please wear a mask)

Meridian has a sweet new breakfast option.

Duck Donuts, a chain with more than 100 franchise stores in 27 states, will make its debut in Idaho this weekend. The store is 2126N in Meridian Village at 8am on Saturday, April 24th. It will open in the old witch sandwich shop space on Eagle Road.

Named after Duck, North Carolina, where one of the first locations opened in 2007. Duck donuts Specializing in fried cake donuts — “Bright, family-friendly, warm and tasty, bespoke …” Duck’s menu includes breakfast sandwiches, Sundays, frozen drinks, milkshakes, and a special coffee blend. It contains.

1,500 square feet Meridian restaurant There are indoor and outdoor seats, including a large patio.

The first guests lined up on Saturday will receive a free duck donut gift basket. But that doesn’t mean that Aida Juan should crush the store. According to a spokesperson, up to 10 customers can enter at one time, and employees and customers must wear masks indoors.

“Duck donuts and the owner of this shop Customer and employee safety As Idaho recovers from COVID-19, “according to a press release. “… High contact surfaces are frequently disinfected and stores continue to comply with all state and federal guidelines. Customers are required to keep a distance of 6 feet from each other.”

Duck donuts specialize in cake donuts.

Duck donuts specialize in cake donuts.

Duck donuts are known for their custom ordering process, which allows them to create their own masterpieces from the fascinating weapons of “coating, toppings, and light rain.” Start with a fresh vanilla cake donut made right in front of you. Coat with glaze, maple, lemon, chocolate, blueberry, vanilla, strawberry, peanut butter, or powdered sugar or cinnamon sugar. (Or leave it alone.) Then tap with rainbow or chocolate sprinkles, finely chopped coconut, pieces of Oreo cookies, graham cracker bread crumbs, or chopped peanuts or bacon (more bacon!) .. Finally, sprinkle with hot fudge. Raspberries, salted caramel or marshmallows.

Are there too many decisions? Duck also sells fixed “fan favorites”. Popular choices include ridiculous sun bacon (maple icing, chopped bacon, light rain of salted caramel), sunrise (lemon icing, light rain of raspberry), chocolate explosion (chocolate icing, oleo crumble, hot fudge). There is a light rain).

The Meridian shop is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Hours: Monday to Thursday 7 am to 7 pm, Friday and Saturday 7 am to 9 pm, Sunday 7 am to 1 pm. (Note: Weekend business hours are from 8am to 5pm on Saturdays and Sundays.)