‘Tis the season… for Picklesburgh!
The annual festival celebrating all things pickle (this year, it’s going to be extended to three days) will take place from Friday, July 20 through Sunday, July 22. And if you want to start planning your pickle-eating strategy for Picklesburgh 2018, you can do it now, because they’ve just released the list of all of the vendors, plus all of the pickle-inspired dishes they’ll be serving.
Some of the restaurant highlights include a pickle-brined fried chicken sandwich from Richard Deshantz’s Coop de Ville, Belgian chocolate-covered pickles on a stick from Chocolate Moonshine Company, Tuna Ceviche with pickled watermelon rind from Penn Cove Eatery, and a brand-new dill pickle-inspired whiskey from Wigle Whiskey.
Here’s the full list of all the vendors and their delicious, pickle-y products.
Allegheny City Farms: Hot sauces, pepper jams, rubs and mustards. Plus, a pulled pork sandwich collaboration with Pittsburgh Pickle Company.
Aunt Carol’s Gourmet Dips: Aunt Carol’s Famous fresh-cut pickles, dilly beans and more served with gourmet dip. Dip mixes and pickling spices will be available to take home.
Bae Bae’s Kitchen: Korean-inspired pickles and pickled toppings, featuring Grandma’s Kimchi, Napa Cabbage, White Radish and Persian Cucumbers.
Byler’s Relish House: Pickles, pickled vegetables, relish, jam, jelly, fruit butters, and salsa with vegetables and fruits fresh off the vine, tree, or bush. Friday and Saturday only.
BRGR: Festival favorite BRGR serves up gourmet burgers, pickled toppings, fried pickles, and specialty cocktails.
Cleveland Pickle: Garlic and Spicy Garlic Dills, Ginger and Sriracha Pickles, pickled red onions, and many more canned classics.
Chocolate Moonshine Co.: Lawrenceville’s premier artisan chocolate company serves up pickled twists on their gourmet fudge – try the Pittsburgh Pickle, Peanut Butter Pickle Swirl” or stick to a classic Belgian chocolate covered pickle on a stick.
Conover Organic Farm: Pickles on a stick, pickled cauliflower, dilly beans, garlic, and all the classics.
Coop de Ville: A pickled take on southern cuisine with their pickle-brined fried chicken sandwiches – choose from Nashville Hot or Plain Jane and enjoy with a curated selection of specialty pickled cocktails and wine.
Dina Colada Enterprises: Basil Lemonade, Dill Pickle Italian ice and custards
Ekernally Yours Gourmet Popcorn & Sweet Treats: Fresh-popped popcorn tossed in a variety of gourmet seasonings and flavors made from scratch, including Creamy Dill, Bread & Butter, Pickled Garlic, Pickled Jalapeno, and Hot Pickle.
Epic Pickles: Kosher Dills, Garlic Dills, Chesapeakes, Spicy Dills, Hot Dills, Sweetness, Sweet & Spicy, Fennel Carrots, Spicy Carrots, and Sweet Ginger Carrots
Fabulous Homemade Cookies: Peanut Butter Pickle and Molasses Pickle Pepper cookies, Peanut Butter Pickle cupcakes, and Sauerkraut Brownies
Gosia’s Pierogies: Buttery mashed potatoes in a dumpling with swirls of dill pickle, sauerkraut, sweet cabbage, cheese, and more.
Grandpa Joe’s Candy Shop: Sole purveyors of Pickle Juice Soda, the instant internet viral sensation!
Green Kamikozees: Pickled hot green tomatoes, and over 16 pickled products. Each jar is made with fresh garlic, dill, and hot peppers to create the perfect balance of flavor and heat.
Le’s Oriental: Pickle egg rolls, pickle on a stick, or Kim-chi and Chicken on a Stick, plus fried rice, mac and cheese egg rolls, corn dogs, and fresh-squeezed lemonade
McLaughlin Distillery: A small batch craft distillery out of Sewickley, featuring three varieties of pickled moonshine
Millie’s Homemade Ice Cream: Homemade ice cream and sorbet from Downtown’s favorite ice cream shop, featuring two pickle flavors created especially for Picklesburgh!
Patti’s Pastries: Jumbo gourmet cupcakes in a range of flavors, featuring custom creations such as Dillicious (a dill pickle inspiration), Sweet N Heat (spicy and sweet Pickle), Pina Jalapeño (Pineapple and Pickled Jalapeño), and Beer N Kraut (Beer and Sauerkraut).
Pittsburgh Pickle Co.: Pickles GH Style, Dill Mill, Fire & Smoke, or Better Bread & Butter to take home or enjoy your pickles onsite with the “Sucha Sausage” Kraut and Sausage sandwich. Also available: refreshing Dill Lemonade and bottles of “Briney Mary” Bloody Mary mix.
Penn Cove Eatery & The Warren Bar and Burrow: Tuna ceviche with pickled watermelon rind, dill pickle salmon sushi, plus a yellowtail, grapefruit, and pickled fennel poke bowl. Cocktails from the neighboring Warren Bar & Burrow include a pickled watermelon margarita, a Fred Collins with lemon, coriander, and pickled fennel, and the Picklesburgh Old Fashioned featuring candied orange + pickled cherries.
Pretzel Revolution: Pickled chicken stuffed pretzel or a dill and cheese soft pretzel, among a variety of other “stuffed” snacks and sandwiches made fresh onsite.
Randy’s Pickles: Handcrafted in small batches in Cleveland Ohio, Randy’s serves up pickles by the jar or by the pickle. Also serving grilled pickles.
Sienna Mercato: Dill Pickle Chips with carnival cornmeal crispies and buffalo ranch sauce, pickled strawberry shortcake with whipped cream, and a pickled pasta salad among other offerings. Specialty cocktails will include pickled lemonade (on the rocks or frozen) and summer sangria with pickled fruits.
Simons Food Concessions: Fried pickle chips, Pickle dogs, and Pickle Funnel Cake.
Spirit: Wood-fired thin crust pizzas made to order in a mobile pizza oven with eclectic pickled toppings, plus a plethora of pickled cocktails! Check out Spirit’s Summer Sangria w/ pickled watermelon, Gin & Juice w/ pickled carrot, Moscow Moose w/ pickled rhubarb, and Whiskey 57 with bourbon, soda, sweet brine, & gherkins.
Superior Motors: Flatbread with pickled mushrooms and ramps along with house made pagash with kielbasa and pickled sauerkraut. Specialty Cocktails include “The Gin” – Moletto tomato gin, Basil, Lemon, Balsamic, and a pickled tomato garnish – as well as “The Vodka” – Boyd & Blair, Honeydew, Canteloupe, and Lime.
The Dilly Bean: Lacto-fermented pickles, Half and full sour garlic and jalapeño pickles, garlic and jalapeno dillybeans, garlic and jalapeno sauerkraut, Giardiniera, pickled garlic, pickled jalapeños, plus white and red kimchis.
The I’Dill Pickle: Bacon-wrapped fried pickles, Brie cheese-stuffed pickles, “Dog in a Dill” hot dogs, and frozen limeade with a pickle twist!
The Olive Tap: Balsamic vinegars and Extra Virgin Olive Oils, both plain and flavored. Take your home pickling game to the next level – grab a packet of pickling spices for use with the Olive Tap’s specialty vinegars.
The Pickled Chef: Huge variety of farm fresh preserves and pickles + the famous Picklesburgh Grilled Cheese with your choice of Dill Relish, Kimchi, or whole grain Mustard and Bacon.
Too Hot Mamas: A variety of pepper products, naturally preserved and full of flavor – try the milder “Hots in Sauce” and “Pickled Peppers”, or the spicier “Hot Pepper Mustard”, plus uniquely delicious creations like “Zesty Zucchini Relish” and festival favorite “Hot Strawberry Butter”.
Two Acre Farms: A pickle for every taste: Crisp and bold Dill to mouth-watering Sweet Maple Bourbon to their famous fiery Spicy Chesapeake.
Uncle Buck’s: Pickles and condiments are based on old Appalachian recipes; Sweet Pickles, Hot Mustard Relish, Hot Sweet Pickles, and Rustic Pepper Sauce.
Wigle Whiskey and Threadbare Cider: Featuring the Picklesburgh Whiskey, a dill-pickle inspired whiskey created specially for the festival. Pick up a limited edition Picklesburgh bottle at the Wigle booth, and enjoy a pickled cocktail featuring the newest spirit!
Don’t forget – Picklesburgh 2018 kicks off on Friday, July 20!
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