When The Joker crashes the party, he grabs a skewer containing a shrimp and a small red object, and eats the red thing. What is it?
The shot happens at about 1:30 in the clip below:
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Given its bright red color, the object in question would appear to be a slice of tomato.
Kebabs, or skewers, is a common appetizer served at cocktail parties like the Wayne fundraiser. And two of the most common foods to include on a shrimp kebab are melon and tomato, both of which enhance the flavor of the meat. The object in question appears too red to be watermelon, which would be a more pinkish color. It's also too large to be a cherry tomato, which is common. Therefore, the object is most likely a normal tomato, sliced into wedges like so:
The script and novelisation merely identify it as "food".
Tables of food and decorations fill the hall. Alfred is talking to Rachel at the front door.
At ten minutes after nine that night, Harvey Dent and Rachel Dawes got out of an elevator. Dent stopped, scanning the area in front of him, a lavish room almost as big as a basketball court filled with dozens of people, each wearing thousands of dollars worth of clothing and jewelry. Tuxedoed waiters circulated through the crowd offering food and drink from silver trays.