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History and restaurant tips from Tom Hanchett, “Food from Home” columnist for the Charlotte Observer! Take a fun look at the deep history of the tomato. Learn how this humble fruit (vegetable?) spread around the globe. And discover its role in half a dozen world cuisines that you can taste in the Charlotte area. Dr. Hanchett is Historian-in-Residence with the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.