Thursday, October 27, 2011

an ode to the fried green tomatoes at sel de mer


it is like a donut got knocked up by a red tomato and then was slaughtered mid-pregnancy for the enjoyment of me and everyone else who makes it past the bedford l stop. i'm actually really embarrassed by this photo because of the lighting and shadows and stuff... i was just so taken by the beauty of the scene that i didn't have time to adjust: it was a quiet sunny sunday morning in williamsburg, i was on my way to see stoop but she was not yet ready to party boozey brunch style, and so, with my favorite tattoo-ed man, we had a sit in the back of the tiny and quaint sel de mer and as an afterthought i convinced him to order the fried green tomatoes. i envisioned the only other fried green tomatoes that i had ever had, the ones at dinosaur bbq circa 2007 with brian flescher, and was immediately and figuratively spanked for doing that. 
these fried green tomatoes were unlike anything my wildest dreams could have imagined. they are the greatest things in the world and if i were on death row not in texas, these would be the appetizer for my last meal. i am actually tempted to remove all mentions of sel de mer in this post so that you won't go there and eat them all up. i want it to by secret. i want all of the fried green tomato donuts for myself and i want to become donut queen so that i can treat this tomato donut as my favorite child. 
people, it is so extremely good.
someone make a tumblr about it.
-yeh

3 comments:

Michelle {lovely little things} said...

Love fried green tomatoes!

lowercase letters said...

Haha I'm finding you're quite funny. :) thanks for joining my lowercase party (huzzah for us cool peoples who love to write in constant lowercase ;)) I'm returning the favor and following ya back.
P.s. The reason this comment isn't in all lowercase is because I'm on the iPod=auto capitilaztion :/
Hooray for fried green tomatoes!!

Jessie said...

i've only had fried green tomatoes one time and they weren't all that great. suuuurely these are better. they sure look better!

xo,
jessie

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