Posted March 17, 2015 at 9:28 am
It’s a spicy treat that only comes around once a year, and that time has arrived anew. Yes, the Pickle Guys of Essex Street are ready to grind fresh horseradish in anticipation of the Jewish holiday of Passover. The street spectacle – always fodder for photographers – is set to begin next Sunday (March 22). […]
Posted March 28, 2014 at 6:07 am
We wait all year for this. Starting this Sunday, the Pickle Guys will start grinding horseradish from freshly peeled roots. It’s an annual tradition bolstered by the advent of the Passover holiday, which incorporates the bitter herb into the Seder dinner. (And you get a Mason jar out of it) As in years past, the […]
Last modified March 17, 2014 at 2:21 pm
Now in its thirteenth year on the block, the Pickle Guys remains the only brine game in this part of town. Strange, considering the Lower East Side once boasted over a hundred such vendors. Business is apparently pretty good, though, as plans are currently underway to expand the operation next door, into what was previously […]
Posted November 29, 2013 at 9:35 am
We made our weekly pickle run the other day on Essex Street, and were pleased to see this amazing menorah. The Pickle Guys fashioned this bad boy completely from pickles to help celebrate Chanukah. Technically it’s missing one candle, but whatever. Still great.
Posted March 21, 2012 at 6:28 am
Every year during the week preceding Passover, the Pickle Guys at 49 Essex Street, now the only game on the Lower East Side, bring part of the brine spectacle to the sidewalk sphere. Spicy horseradish!
Last modified June 7, 2010 at 7:50 am
Way down at the terminus of Eldridge Street, where old-world Judaism meets modern-day Chinatown, hordes gathered yesterday afternoon to celebrate the 10th annual Egg Rolls & Egg Creams Festival. Amidst the balmy weather, it was a celebration of two delicious traditional treats.