Pat Fairhurst Now Pickling as “Clinton Hill Pickles”

Posted on: February 1st, 2012 at 10:19 am by

We’ll just go ahead and say it. Orchard Street hasn’t been the same since Pat Fairhurst and her son Roger packed up Guss’ Pickles and decamped to Brooklyn in 2010. The Pickle Guys are a good enough substitute, but just not the same. In the wake of her departure, the sliver storefront quickly morphed into the gallery-cigar shop Maraya.

April 2009

Upon leaving the Lower East Side, Fairhurst settled on 39th Street in Borough Park and quickly renamed her brand Ess-a-Pickle. But that decision was relatively short-lived. After roughly two years, we now learn that she is no longer at that location. Brownstoner and Brooklyn Daily both reported recently that a “new” pickling operation directly from the LES is now serving Clinton Hill. However, it’s all one and the same company. With a change in venue to 431 Dekalb Avenue, Ess-a-Pickle morphed into the more generic Clinton Hill Pickles. Sources say that Fairhurst wasn’t too happy in Borough Park.

Photo Credit: Brownstoner

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  • Clayton Patterson

    Gus’s pickles was like an institution on the LES.  But they made the fatal mistake of
    moving off of Essex Street.   Customers
    would show up and say where is the Pickle Guy?

    So a new guy shows up and calls his new spot what? The Pickle
    Guys.