This year's tomato crop is yielding specials all over the place.
Chef David Ansill at Bar Ferdinand in Northern Liberties is planning a five-course tomato and wine dinner on Thursday, Aug. 29 ($55 a head; starts at 7 p.m.).
Wines from various regions of Spain were chosen to complement the courses.
From 7 to 8 p.m., farmer Jack Goldenberg of Hood Rich Farms in Kensington will discuss the variety of heirloom tomatoes he is supplying for the menu.
Oyster with Tomato Granita
Paired with Segura Viudas Brut Reserva
Heirloom Tomato Salad with Mint and Fried Basil
Paired with Jeromin Zestos Blanco
Tomato Gazpacho with Crab
Paired with Las Rocas Rosado
BLT- Pork Belly, Grilled Baby Romaine, Tomato Conserva
Paired with Cortijo III Rioja
Roasted Roma Tomato with Lamb and Goat Cheese
Paired with Telmo Rodriguez Dehesa Gago
Tomato Strawberry Sorbet with Basil
Paired with Dry Sack Solera Especial 15 Year Sweet Oloroso Sherry