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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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Colt & Gray

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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.

Duo Restaurant

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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. 

Sassafras American Eatery

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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.  

Pizzeria Locale

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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. 

Work & Class

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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. 
The brand new neighborhood eatery incorporates corn in a smoked chowder. The hearty vegetarian dish combines charred corn, cotija cheese, radish, and radish greens.
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.

Colt & Gray

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.

Duo Restaurant

Duo, one of Denver’s original farm to table restaurants, offers a corn and charred onion fritter with raw squash and basil aioli. 

Sassafras American Eatery

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.  

Pizzeria Locale

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. 

Work & Class

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. 

Brazen

The brand new neighborhood eatery incorporates corn in a smoked chowder. The hearty vegetarian dish combines charred corn, cotija cheese, radish, and radish greens.

Rioja

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.

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