|From the pages of Fine Gardening Magazine
What's the Best-Tasting Heirloom Tomato?
The results of the 2002 Tomatomania taste-testing are in! See which tomato is tops.
In the regional pages of the July/August 2002 issue of Fine Cooking, we featured Tomatomania, a Los Angeles event celebrating heirloom tomatoes. Seedlings of 175 varieties were sold, in anticipation of a harvest-time tasting extravaganza that took place in August. The results are in!
The number one best-tasting heirloom tomato at this year's tasting was 'Black Plum', followed closely by another black variety, 'Carbon', and 'Sweet Olive', a cherry tomato variety. Popular old-timer cherry 'Sungold' followed in fourth place.
Here's the complete top 10!