Pickle Guys

Pickle Guys Now Grinding Super Spicy Passover Horseradish

Posted April 5, 2022 at 5:03 am

It’s time to stock up. As is the tradition in the weeks leading up to Passover, the Pickle Guys are now grinding (and bottling) spicy fresh horseradish for the holiday. First day of the annual sale period was this past Sunday, and will continue for two weeks. Expect the gas-masked grinder – admittedly not so […]

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Old Pickle Guys Spot on Essex Street Reanimated as Bodega

Posted December 29, 2021 at 5:02 am

From brine to bodega on Essex Street. The unique, ramp accessible store that previously hosted the Pickle Guys is finally revived. Not as another pickle spot, but a bodega. You’ll recall that the sub-grade space at 49 Essex has been vacant since 2016, when the pickle purveyors relocated across the street after more than fourteen […]

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Aggro Panhandler Hurls Brick at Pickle Guys Worker in Brutal Attack

Posted September 22, 2021 at 5:01 am

An aggro panhandler outside Pickle Guys on Grand Street attacked an employee after he was asked to move away from the store entrance, cops said. The suspect had been aggressively begging at around 8:20am last Wednesday when the 63-year-old worker told him to disperse. That didn’t sit well; the pugilist picked up a nearby chair […]

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Pickle Guys Now Grinding Super Hot Passover Horseradish

Last modified March 15, 2021 at 2:56 pm

The time is now. The Pickle Guys are currently grinding super-hot horseradish for the Passover holiday later this month. The annual tradition returned yesterday and will continue for the next two weeks. Expect the gas-masked grinder – admittedly not so out of place in a pandemic world – and a horde of customers queueing to […]

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The Pickle Guys are Back Open After a Brief Coronavirus-Related Shutdown

Posted April 30, 2020 at 5:00 am

After a brief hiatus owed to Passover and the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pickle Guys are back in business on Grand Street. A welcome return to the neighborhood, the brine masters yesterday announced their return to retail, albeit with revised store hours and shopping policy. They’re also offering advance online ordering and providing curbside pickup, in […]

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Pickle Guys to Close Next Week, Hope to Reopen in May

Posted April 3, 2020 at 5:10 am

Some sour news indeed for Lower East Siders: The Pickle Guys are going on hiatus. Indefinitely. The brine stalwarts of Grand Street announced the closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which also coincides with the Jewish holiday of Passover. The pickle peeps hope to return at the beginning of May. The store will remain open […]

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Promised for 2 Years, ‘Diller’ Finally Brings its Fried Pickles to Grand Street

Posted June 25, 2019 at 5:00 am

Killer diller is dressed to the hilt… Indeed, the name has been in Broadway-style lights on Grand Street since last fall. And now, Diller is finally opening. The new fried pickles joint had been waiting what seemed like an eternity for the final Con Edison inspections at 357 Grand Street. But the many months of […]

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Remember When You Could Actually Get a Pickle on Pickle Day?

Posted October 15, 2018 at 5:09 am

Seems like a no-brainer question – remember when you could actually buy a pickle at the annual Lower East Side Pickle Festival? Back when the party spanned the single block of Orchard Street between Broome and Grand, in front of Guss’ Pickles. Ever since the business improvement district turned the yearly event into a trendy […]

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Grand Street’s Pickle Guys and Doughnut Plant Join Market Line Roster

Posted May 31, 2018 at 5:12 am

Two Lower East Side retail stalwarts are the latest in the litany of vendors getting in on the Market Line action. That’s right, both Grand Street residents, The Pickle Guys and Doughnut Plant are the most recent treat peddlers expanding operations into what’s being touted as “New York’s largest marketplace.” They’ll join Castania Nuts and […]

Meet ‘Diller,’ the New Fried Pickles Spot from the Pickle Guys

Posted March 19, 2018 at 5:00 am

Get ready for Diller. It’s been just over one year since the Pickle Guys rolled the barrels up the ramp and across the way to 357 Grand Street. The move was a big deal, transpiring fourteen years after proprietor Alan Kaufman split from Guss’ Pickles to create his own standalone business. Now comfortable in their […]

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