Last winter, St. Louis was introduced to Pimped Out Pickles, a one-of-a-kind picklery on Martin Luther King Drive that offered 60 different flavors, including hot-and-sweet, pineapple and even more exotic varieties like "Pimpjuice." But after four short months in business, owner and master pickler Michelle Latchison Turner had to close her doors. So she returned to her old tried-and-true sales method -- vending from a table.
That changed once again about two months ago, when Latchison and her sons were able to open not just one, but two new locations of Pimped Out Pickles: the first at 3109 Vandeventer Avenue and the second at 4213 Delmar Boulevard.
"We're trying to go national now," says Latchison, seated in the spacious commercial kitchen of the Delmar location.More »