What is it about the pickle that equates it with adversity in today’s lexicon?

As we all know, when you find yourself stuck in a difficult or dangerous position, you’re known to be “in a pickle.” This bad rap may be a mystery to those of us who love these briny cukes, and thankfully there are local restaurateurs who are changing the pickle narrative, elevating it from gratuitous garnish status to a signature element in their menu items. 

In this week’s Inside Tucson Business, I share the delicious stories of those in our local food and beverage community who celebrate the pickle with the level of pomp it deserves.

Check out my story here and let me know your thoughts!