Georgi Sears of Bonita Springs leaves Sweet Tomatoes on Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011. With the cost of tomatoes rising after a severe freeze in Mexico, the restaurant will stop carrying tomatoes until the prices lower. Allie Garza/Staff
Sweet Tomatoes at 10940 Tamiami Trl N. will be out of tomatoes as of Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011. After a severe freeze in Mexico, the price of tomatoes has risen significantly, prompting many restaurants, such as Sweet Tomatoes, to stop carrying them until prices lower. A sign posted to the salad bar notified customers of the absence of tomatoes and other vegetables from Mexico.