Gallery: Market Tours: Clinton Hill Pickles, a New Location for a Historic Shop

Clinton Hill Pickles
Clinton Hill Pickles
The former Guss' Pickles opened in Clinton Hill in December 2011.
New Pickles
New Pickles
Cucumbers in salt brine for just a few days, so they're not quite sour yet, just refreshing. Aromatics include chopped fresh garlic and (secret) pickling spices.
Half-Sours
Half-Sours
The cucumbers stay in the brine a bit longer—a week to a week and a half—so they're darker and slightly more fermented. The same aromatics of chopped fresh garlic and pickling spices are used.
Full Sours
Full Sours
The longest-aged cucumber pickle—they're brined for two and a half to three months—are dark and quite sour.
Spicy Hot Pickles
Spicy Hot Pickles
These are the full-sour pickles with hot red chilies added.
Giardiniera
Giardiniera
The classic Italian-American mix of pickled vegetables. Here it's cauliflower, mixed peppers, carrots, cucumbers, and celery.
Sour Tomatoes
Sour Tomatoes
Green tomatoes brined in salt water with aromatics including chopped onion and coriander seeds.
Coleslaw
Coleslaw
No mayo here, just a salt solution with a touch of vinegar for bite.
Hot Peppers
Hot Peppers
Hot and spicy pickled cherry peppers.
Cabbage Kimchi
Cabbage Kimchi
Clinton Street Pickles' newest addition was suggested by a customer. The store omits fish sauce, making its version vegan—a request from the Pratt Institute students nearby who buy it.
Refrigerator Case
Refrigerator Case
The pickle shop's refrigerator cases offer some experimental pickles, such as the pickled pineapple shown here. Also pictured: stuffed pickled cherry peppers, and sliced pickled jalapeƱos.
Refrigerator Case
Refrigerator Case
Left to right: stuffed grape leaves, spinach dip, pickled mushrooms, and chickpea salad.
Olives!
Olives!
Green olives stuffed with (left to right) pimento, garlic, sundried tomato, and jalapeƱo.
Condiments
Condiments
For all your grilling needs: mustard, relish, horseradish, and more.