Tastes Like Summer

Tomato season is just starting. Chuck Reece, the editor of The Bitter Southerner, shares his thoughts on the prescription for the perfect tomato sandwich.

Instructions for making a tomato sandwich the right way should always begin with this couplet from the late, great songwriter Guy Clark:


Up in the mornin’, out in the garden

Get you a ripe ’un, don’t get a hard ’un


Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival

Jul 14, 2016
Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival

The 8th annual Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival kicks off this Sunday night at Park Tavern in Atlanta. We speak with tomato farmer Cass Fraunfelder from Finch Creek Farm about growing tomatoes in your backyard or porch. We also talk with Drew Belline, the culinary vice president of Ford Fry and executive chef of No. 246 in Decatur, about the best way to prepare and eat tomatoes.