As I was scrolling through social media, I landed on a photo so delectable, I had to stop and look.

What was this delicious picture?  It was foreign to me, but just know I love pickles.  Yes, dill, sweet, bread & butter, gherkins, Kosher- I love them all.

Alicia Olynn via Facebook
Alicia Olynn via Facebook
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It's not just me, either.  Pickle Flights and Pickle Buffets are the latest hot trend in restaurants and for catered events.  I thought the hottest wedding trend was a fancy "Donut Bar" instead of a wedding cake, but even newer and hotter is the "Pickle Bar" at weddings.  It's an unexpected surprise and delight.  Who knew?

My concern is broader than a wedding.  Since seeing pickle flights on Facebook and TikTok posts, I've been trying to find a restaurant that offers pickle flights in New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts.

Nada.

When I google "pickle flights" I get information about actual air flights or pickleball locations.  Really?

How far outside of New England do I have to go for a pickle flight? There's a restaurant in Waltham, MA called In A Pickle, but guess what...no pickles anywhere on the menu. There's also The Flight Center in Manchester and Nashua, NH.

You'd think a restaurant named The Flight Center would have flights of any and everything.  Nope. Just flights of beer. So, I am begging the owner to include pickle flights.  They'll own the market on pickles in New England.

sugarcoated pickle bar via Facebook
sugarcoated pickle bar via Facebook
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The closest establishment is Jacob Pickles in New York City.  They also have a southern food menu and whiskey menu. How does a Jacob's Pickle Biscuit Beer sound? Now we're talking.

If you're planning a trip to Nashville, check out NashHouse Southern Spoon & Saloon.  They not only have a pickle flight but also fried pickles, which is another whole topic.

The closet pickle event I could find in New Hampshire is the Winchester Pickle Festival in September.  This free event includes a Pickle Parade, and live music plus a pickle gift shop.  Use your imagination here.  I can only imagine the t-shirts.

Let me know what you think about a campaign for pickle flights in NH.  I think it's time to bring them to the Granite State. Do you?

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