Grillo's Pickles to Open a Pickle Shop in the Boston Area
A local company that runs a pickle cart on Boston Common and sells pickles at various markets and stores around the region is going to be opening a brick-and-mortar pickle shop in the Boston area early next year.
According to Adam's Hospitality and Tourism Industry Blog, Grillo's Pickles is planning to open a shop somewhere in the city, with a possible opening between January and March of 2012. The article mentions that if the pickle shop opens in Boston, it will be the first one of its kind to open in the city.
[December 11 update: More details on this story--according to the Boston Magazine Chowder blog, Grillo's Pickles is planning to open a pop-up pickle shop off of Prospect Street near Cambridge's Inman Square. The article mentions that while it will be a three-month venture, the owner may decide to create a permanent location of the pickle shop depending on its success. Expect the place to open in the second week of January, with an expected end date sometime around the end of March.]
[January 10, 2012 update: According to Adam's Hospitality and Tourism Industry Blog, Grillo's Pickles in Inman Square is planning to open on Friday (January 13).]
Grillo's Pickles first opened its pickle cart on Boston Common in 2009, eventually expanding into the retail business, with its pickles now being sold at markets in shops in the Boston area, elsewhere in New England, and New York. Their pickles can be found at such places as City Feed and Supply, Dave's Fresh Pasta, The Meat House, Pemberton Farms, Whole Foods, and many more spots.
The website for Grillo's Pickles is at http://grillospickles.com/