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Oak Street Po-Boy Festival goes "to-go" for 2020

"While we cannot gather as we have in the past, we can still celebrate our beloved sandwich!" organizers say.
Credit: Oak Street Po-Boy Festival

NEW ORLEANS — The Oak Street Po-Boy Festival will go on amid the coronavirus pandemic with a new revamped “to-go” event format.

Organizers announced on Wednesday that the annual festival will continue with socially distant online pre-ordering and on-site pickup. Patrons can order their food online via Shopify and pick up their takeout orders on-site at local eateries on Saturday, Dec. 5 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

"While we cannot gather as we have in the past, we can still celebrate our beloved sandwich!" organizers say.

Proceeds from the event will benefit local eateries and the nonprofit Son of a Saint. Son of a Saint is the New Orleans-based 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of fatherless boys throughout Greater New Orleans. 

The following restaurants and eateries are participating in the 2020 festival: 

  • Ajun Cajun
  • Ale on Oak
  • Boucherie/Bourrée
  • Bratz Y'all
  • Breads on Oak
  • Canseco's Carrollton Market
  • Crabby Jacks
  • GW Fins
  • Jazzy Pete's
  • Live Oak Cafe
  • Mahony's Poboys & Seafood
  • Ms. Dee's Catering Cuisine
  • Parkway Bakery & Tavern
  • Pho Bistreaux
  • Seither's Seafood

To view the full Oak Street Po-Boy "To-Go" Fest menu and begin placing preorders, visit: https://bit.ly/PoboyFest2020

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