With Passover Coming, Pickle Guys Start Grinding the ‘Super-Hot’ Horseradish

Posted on: March 31st, 2017 at 5:11 am by


The Pickle Guys are ready for Passover. Time has come for the handmade horseradish, which began selling from the newfangled takeout window earlier this week. However, the true annual sales launch kicks off Sunday.

As in years past, a spectacle will likely ensue. Expect the usual sidewalk crowds, with gas-masked grinder and hordes of customers queuing to partake. This time around might be less aggravating, though, due to the much larger location across the street at 357 Grand Street.

It’s usually worth the wait should you need to stock your fridge or seder plate with the requisite bitter herbs.

Russell Borscht and Kosher for Passover pickled tomatoes, sweet peppers, and mangos, among other treats, are also available for purchase.

The Pickle Guys close for the holiday at 2pm on April 10, and return to regular hours on April 19.

Grinding fresh horseradish on Essex St.

Grinding fresh horseradish on Essex St.

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