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Pickles Don’t Grow on Trees!

Noah Bernamoff of Mile End explains why he charges several dollars for a plate of pickles.

By Daniel Maurer

Gym, Tan, Pickles

MTV's Snooki discovers the wonders of fried pickles.

By Aileen Gallagher

Hipster Picklers

Brooklyn Brine started with a skateboard and a dream.

By Daniel Maurer

Pickles: Will You Eat Them on a Train? On a Plane? At the Drive-in?

After recently ruminating on mustard, Bruni’s blog tackles pickles today, linking to a classic Maury clip where a girl freaks out at the sight of them. Though our copy editor has a similar aversion to the things (she has yet to forgive us for interviewing Roger Janin of Guss’s), we’re big on pickles, hence this photo of a “chilly dilly” served at the Silver Moon theater in Florida, one of the Times’ favorite drive-ins and the only one they know of that sells beer. First-run movies cost only $4 at Silver Moon, but should a NYC restaurateur want to jump on the concept of outdoor flicks, pickles, homemade pizza, and beer (hey, if beef jerky, bowling, and microbrews is possible…), we'd be okay with their tripling that price. Attack of the Killer Pickles [NYT] Related: Pickle in a Tube: More Blechtacular Than Burger in a Can? Silver Moon Drive-In [Official site]

First Strawberries Arrive to Find the Market a Regular Sausagefest

Peonies stole the show last Saturday, while strawberries have sidled in at Yuno’s stand on Mondays and Fridays. There should be berries in quantity by next weekend, but for now we’re focusing on meatier matters, like what to grill as we kick off the outdoor-cooking season.