FOOD & DRINK
08/19/2013 04:30 pm ET

Heirloom Tomatoes Explained In Vanity Fair's 'Snob's Dictionary' (VIDEO)

Sure, you've seen the words "heirloom tomato" on menus in recent years. But what are they, anyway? The simple answer is that they're non-hybrid tomato varieties, which can wildly vary in shape, color and taste.

Vanity Fair thinks the term belongs in the food snob's dictionary and whipped up a video to explain why. We agree with Vanity Fair -- you may be a food snob if you get all your produce in a farmer's market instead of a grocery store -- but that's not necessarily a bad thing! Check out the video above.

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