Pickle Guys

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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Pickle Guys will Start Grinding Super Hot Passover Horseradish this Weekend

Posted March 16, 2018 at 5:03 am

Passover falls quite early this year – at the end of March – so the Pickle Guys are getting a head start on serving up their special sauce. Homemade super-hot horseradish ground onsite. Horseradish sales begin on Sunday (March 18) and will likely draw crowds. Expect the gas-masked grinder, as always, and a horde of […]

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The Pickle Guys Break with Tradition to Open on Saturdays

Posted May 8, 2017 at 5:03 am

Shomer Shabbos no more. Now that its new location is officially official – there was an inauguration last week – The Pickle Guys are breaking with tradition. Observing the Sabbath is now out, as the business just began selling on Saturdays. This weekend was the test run for the new schedule. The Pickle Guys are still […]

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

Posted March 31, 2017 at 5:11 am

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 […]

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The Pickle Guys are Opening a Fried Pickles (and Burger) Joint Next Door

Posted January 4, 2017 at 5:10 am

No sooner did the Pickle Guys get up and running at the new headquarters than more news about its “eatery” announced. Indeed, as we were the first publication to report last week, the Pickle Guys are planning a fast-food-ish joint next to its new location at 357 Grand Street. Details were rather scant at the […]

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Looking Inside the New Pickle Guys Store on Grand Street [PHOTOS]

Posted January 3, 2017 at 5:11 am

New year, new location, new brine. The Pickle Guys are now officially situated at 357 Grand Street (i.e. right across the way), the first change of scenery in fourteen years. And the reopening came earlier than initially expected. Owner Alan Kaufman and crew migrated barrels and business last Thursday, just in time to ring in […]

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Pickle Guys New Grand Street Store Debuts this Weekend, Adjacent ‘Eatery’ in the Works

Posted December 28, 2016 at 5:00 am

On this fourth day of Chanukah, big news for the Pickle Guys. The new and improved location just across the street is days from a “soft” opening. We hear that the lease is up on the old sub-grade dispensary, and that the move should take place by New Year’s Eve. The official inauguration is scheduled […]

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