It’s tomato season, y’all! And what better way to celebrate than by tasting some amazing dishes around town that feature this delicious ingredient? Many restaurants around town offer a variety of plates from appetizers to entrées, southern to classic, there are various ways to enjoy tomatoes this summer season. Try some comforting fried green tomatoes, decadent tartar, and creamy pasta dishes, all featuring this seasonal ingredient. Get out there and explore this fresh, seasonal, local flavor.
Fried Green Tomatoes
Known for their seasonal menu, it’s no wonder that this restaurant would offer a delicious southern dish of fried green tomatoes. Crunchy and comforting, this appetizer is just what you’ll need after a long day. Coated in cornmeal, these are paired with house-herbed ricotta, basil aioli, and even more green tomato relish and then served over a bed of greens. These will be sure to get your tomato-craving satisfied.
Located on the outskirts of Historic Lincolnville, this eatery is known for their upscale southern cuisine and locally sourced ingredients. Their unique Tomato Tartare starter is sure to be fresh and flavorful. Served alongside capers, red onion, arugula, chives, parmesan, and crostini, it’s the perfect combination of
Terra & Aqua
Located on the island, this restaurant offers a modern twist on Italian classics. While you can enjoy a variety of dishes, their Bruschetta will be sure to take the cake. Seasonal ingredients served over crispy bread and dressed to perfection. Could there be anything better?
Deviled Eggs With House-Made Tomato Jam
You’re probably familiar with this local
Fried Green Tomato Tacos
The Blue Hen Café
This café offers comforting food in a homey environment. When you just can’t seem to shake you’re craving for seasonal comfort food, escape to The Blue Hen for their Fried Green Tomato taco dish. This handheld meal is sure to do the trick. Enjoy crispy fried green tomatoes served alongside home-made black-eyed-pea salsa and topped with greens. It doesn’t get much more comforting than this.
PILAU Of The Day
With Aunt Kate’s relaxing atmosphere on the water and delicious food, you’ll feel right at home with these traditional dishes. While their menu offers a variety of mouth-watering meals, be sure to try out their southern-style rice dish prepared fresh with seasonal tomatoes, onions, datil pepper, and other spices that you’re sure to love.
Shrimp Abaco Sauté
O.C. White’s Seafood and Spirits
For a filling and flavorful meal, be sure to try the shrimp sauté dish at O.C. White’s. There’s nothing more enjoyable than a hearty bowl of pasta with flavorful tomatoes, and this dish is no exception. Sautéed with garlic, mushrooms, fresh diced tomatoes, artichoke hearts, and served over pasta, this meal is one you do not want to miss out on.
When we think of tomatoes, we think of tomato sauce, it’s a no brainer. And this dish from The Raintree is simply classic. Enjoy thin spaghetti, home-made sweet plum, and grape tomato sauce alongside garlic-basil olive oil. It is simple, comforting, and truly delicious.