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Tomato season is underway in San Diego and the ripe fruit is being harvested at local farms and popping up on menus throughout the city. Suzie's Farm is growing ten kinds of tomatoes this year, from the cocktail-sized Indigo Rose cherry tomato to the Cherokee Purple, a smoky-sweet heirloom variety on the Slow Food Ark of Taste.
Matt Richman, Table 926's chef/owner is showcasing heirloom tomatoes in a salad, where the thick slices of fruit are served with burrata, mizuna from Suzie's Farm and topped with a basil vinaigrette and balsamic syrup. La Jolla's Herringbone serves their tomato salad with an orange-fennel dressing alongside cucumbers, shaved red onion, goat cheese and watercress; they also just debuted a new mussel dish with pesto and tomato. From salads to soups and more, here's where to taste the flavor of summer tomatoes.