Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Maters at Harper's

Harper's restaurants (in Charlotte at Carolina Place and SouthPark) are doing their 14th Annual Tomato Fest for as long as the crop lasts. Locally grown tomatoes go into all sorts of things, from summer tomato bisque with sea salt, basil and cornbread, to parmesan-crusted trout with lemon butter and fresh tomato succotash.

Harper's Steve Seitz said, "Even with the rainy weather this year, which has made it a difficult growing season for farmers, our longstanding relationships with local growers have enabled us to still bring some of the very best tomatoes to our guests... We are proud to serve tomatoes from farms throughout the Carolinas, including Beaverland Farms, Whitaker Farms, Lowland Farms, Simpson’s and WP Rawl and Sons."