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Adam Larkey

Seven Great Corn Dishes To Try Before The Season Ends

If you can't quite let go of Colorado's Indian summer and switch to squashes and pumpkins, these corn dishes help you hold on.

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It's that time of year to celebrate deliciously sweet corn before the season ends. Several restaurants incorporate locally grown corn into dishes like pizza, filled pastas, small plates and more. We've complied a list of the best corn dishes the city has to offer. Check them out while you still can.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Colt & Gray

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1553 Platte St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 477-1447
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Even though Colt and Gray is known for its charcuterie and nose to tail offerings, the vegetarian offerings are worth the trip. Right now try the sweet corn agnolotti with heirloom tomato, Parmigiana Reggiano, mushrooms and sage. This dish will leave the menu next week.

2. Duo Restaurant

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2413 W 32nd Ave
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 477-4141
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Duo, one of Denver’s original farm to table restaurants, offers a corn and charred onion fritter with raw squash and basil aioli. 

3. Sassafras American Eatery

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2637 W 26th Ave
Denver, CO 80211
(303) 433-0080
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If you’re in the mood for southern fare, head to Sassafras. Its take on “pigs in a blanket” has house-made hot sausage and buttermilk corn cakes, served with whipped butter and maple syrup.  

4. Pizzeria Locale

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1730 Pearl St
Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 442-3003
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If you’ve never had Pizzeria Locale’s mais wood-fired pizza you’re missing out. During this time of year, the fresh corn makes it even better. It has mozzarella, sweet corn, creme fraiche, garlic, prosciutto cotto and chives. 

5. Work & Class

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2500 Larimer St
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 292-0700
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If you’re in the mood for a “square meal, stiff drink, and fair price”, head to Work & Class and be sure to try the season blue corn empanadas. These delicious bites are stuffed with fresh corn, zucchini, squash and Oaxaca cheese and served with smoked tomato sauce. 

6. Brazen

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4500 West 38th Avenue
Denver, CO 80212
(720) 638-1242
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The brand new neighborhood eatery incorporates corn in a smoked chowder. The hearty vegetarian dish combines charred corn, cotija cheese, radish, and radish greens.

7. Rioja

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1431 Larimer St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 820-2282
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Chef Jennifer Jasinski serves a grilled Berkshire pork chop with cipollini aigre-doux, corn fritters, ricotta, squash blossoms, and bacon on her dinner menu at the Larimer Square restaurant.

1. Colt & Gray

1553 Platte St, Denver, CO 80202
Even though Colt and Gray is known for its charcuterie and nose to tail offerings, the vegetarian offerings are worth the trip. Right now try the sweet corn agnolotti with heirloom tomato, Parmigiana Reggiano, mushrooms and sage. This dish will leave the menu next week.
1553 Platte St
Denver, CO 80202

2. Duo Restaurant

2413 W 32nd Ave, Denver, CO 80211
Duo, one of Denver’s original farm to table restaurants, offers a corn and charred onion fritter with raw squash and basil aioli. 
2413 W 32nd Ave
Denver, CO 80211

3. Sassafras American Eatery

2637 W 26th Ave, Denver, CO 80211
If you’re in the mood for southern fare, head to Sassafras. Its take on “pigs in a blanket” has house-made hot sausage and buttermilk corn cakes, served with whipped butter and maple syrup.  
2637 W 26th Ave
Denver, CO 80211

4. Pizzeria Locale

1730 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
If you’ve never had Pizzeria Locale’s mais wood-fired pizza you’re missing out. During this time of year, the fresh corn makes it even better. It has mozzarella, sweet corn, creme fraiche, garlic, prosciutto cotto and chives. 
1730 Pearl St
Boulder, CO 80302

5. Work & Class

2500 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80205
If you’re in the mood for a “square meal, stiff drink, and fair price”, head to Work & Class and be sure to try the season blue corn empanadas. These delicious bites are stuffed with fresh corn, zucchini, squash and Oaxaca cheese and served with smoked tomato sauce. 
2500 Larimer St
Denver, CO 80205

6. Brazen

4500 West 38th Avenue, Denver, CO 80212
The brand new neighborhood eatery incorporates corn in a smoked chowder. The hearty vegetarian dish combines charred corn, cotija cheese, radish, and radish greens.
4500 West 38th Avenue
Denver, CO 80212

7. Rioja

1431 Larimer St, Denver, CO 80202
Chef Jennifer Jasinski serves a grilled Berkshire pork chop with cipollini aigre-doux, corn fritters, ricotta, squash blossoms, and bacon on her dinner menu at the Larimer Square restaurant.
1431 Larimer St
Denver, CO 80202

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