Bar Ferdinand matches wines and tomatoes

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.

Course One

Oyster with Tomato Granita

Paired with Segura Viudas Brut Reserva


Course Two

Heirloom Tomato Salad with Mint and Fried Basil

Paired with Jeromin Zestos Blanco


Course Three

Tomato Gazpacho with Crab

Paired with Las Rocas Rosado


Course Four

BLT- Pork Belly, Grilled Baby Romaine, Tomato Conserva

Paired with Cortijo III Rioja


Course Five

Roasted Roma Tomato with Lamb and Goat Cheese

Paired with Telmo Rodriguez Dehesa Gago


Course Six

Tomato Strawberry Sorbet with Basil

Paired with Dry Sack Solera Especial 15 Year Sweet Oloroso Sherry