Peak Season: Five Standout Tomato Dishes in Houston

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You want tomatoes and you want them now.
If there's ever a time to savor garden-fresh tomatoes, it's summertime. So we're taking a look at some in-season tomato plates that can not be missed.

From gazpacho salad to tomato tacos, here are Five Must Try Tomato Dishes:

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These fried green tomatoes scream Southern comfort.
What: Fried Green Tomatoes
Where to get them: Lucille's

If fried green tomatoes are the epitome of Southern comfort food, then Lucille's is as comfy as it gets. Cornmeal crusted and fried until just golden and crisp, the tart, meaty tomatoes are drizzled with a creamy, slightly spicy aioli.

What: Tomato Sundae
Where to get it: Haven

Yes, we said tomato sundae. A creamy lemon-olive-oil gelato sits atop the bright and vibrant heirloom tomato salad at Haven. The dish is zany in the best possible way. Bold-flavored, but incredibly refreshing, the sweet and tart tomatoes are topped with fresh microgreens, dehydrated tomato skins and of course, the homemade ice cream before being drizzled with aged balsamic. Just for good measure.

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Location Info

Lucille's

5512 La Branch St., Houston, TX

Category: Restaurant

Coltivare Pizza & Garden

3320 White Oak Drive, Houston, TX

Category: Restaurant

Haven

2502 Algerian Way, Houston, TX

Category: Restaurant

Radical Eats

507 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX

Category: Restaurant

Backstreet Cafe

1103 S. Shepherd Dr., Houston, TX

Category: Music

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