CTF Ep 32: Tomato Tomahto by Chewing the Fat published on 2014/08/21 21:49:24 +0000 You like tomato, and I like tomahto! And Chewing the Fat co-hosts Louisa Chu and Monica Eng do too, in this week’s Tomato episode. Dan Barber told Monica and Louisa it’s the Hummer of the vegetable world last season. And now Tomato Mountain Farm owner Chris Covelli tells them heirlooms are Model Ts. But the hot tomato this season may be the Tesla, a hybrid blue-black Indigo Rose Blueberry, and creator Brad Gates of Wild Boar Farms describes their indescribable ideal flavor. Plus New York Times best-selling author Barry Estabrook updates the state of Tomatoland. And WBEZ host Tony Sarabia, fresh off an Iowa farm, is shocked by Green City Market’s ugliest tomato, but Will He Eat It?