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The Poboy Festival Isn’t Happening This Weekend

Plus, watch TV anchors lose their their dang minds over PSL; and more food news to know today

2011 Oak Street Poboy Festival
Erika Goldring / Contributor

FESTIVAL SEASON — The Oak Street Poboy Festival just got postponed due to the threat of rain this weekend. Originally scheduled for this Sunday, all the bands and all the food and all the fun are moving to Sunday, November 12, 2017. [FACEBOOK]

OPENING ALERT — Chain restaurant Pita Hut has taken over the GG’s Dine-O-Rama space at 3100 Magazine, bringing yet another Mediterranean restaurant to the street. [ENOLA]

POP CULTURE — Mario Batali will cook Homer Simpson on the new Treehouse of Horror. It isn’t the chef’s first time in Springfield. [EATER]

POP CULTURE — Starbucks has been feeding pumpkin spice monsters for over 15 years, but TV anchors still go crazy every year when it is released. Here’s a supercut of them losing their damn minds over the caloric harbinger of autumn from the team from Last Week Tonight With John Oliver. [EATER]