Can You Guess What This Is?

No, it is not some distant nebula as viewed through the Hubble Space Telescope. No, it is not a dried bonito flake from my okonomiyaki. And no, it is not the infamous testicular cyst removed from then Philly Mag editor Larry Platt (now of the Daily News). So what is it?

And you thought that red tomatoes were supposed to be red, silly. This glorious specimen (enlarged above, obviously) was pulled from a turkey-club-hold-the-bacon salad purchased today at Saladworks. Is there some rule we are unaware of that states that all salads must contain tomatoes, even when said tomatoes are out-of-season, gray, and taste like paper towels?

The unedited photo appears below.

[Photo: Grace Winter]

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  • kbor


  • Diana


  • Alonna Smith

    bay scallop?

  • Sylvia


  • rory

    maybe, just maybe a blog about philadelphia’s food scene could STOP POSTING ABOUT LARGE CHAINS?!?!? know your audience (that you continue to move further and further away from) Saladworks? Corner bakery? What’s next? a picture of Wendy’s?

  • Judi

    Snaps wisdom tooth

  • kbor

    Rory good point. Food writers can’t find a better place to lunch than saladworks?

  • 75 South

    I have an unrelated question for Foobooz – when are you going to stop running that freaky clown ad on the lefthand side of the page? I’m sure “It 2” will be great and all, but it’s getting hard to fall asleep at night.

  • Hot Diggity

    So, what the hell is it?!

  • kbor

    Agreed, I haven’t been able to sleep all week thinking about this picture. Please reveal what it is!!!!!

  • Victor Fiorillo

    Okay, apparently the item wasn’t totally clear. It’s a tomato.