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Ryan Dearth

Summer's Best: 10 Corn Dishes to Try Now

Squeeze the last sweet droplets out of summer with these 10 corn dishes.

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Late summer is a time of languid, sun-drenched days and fresh corn- lots of fresh corn. The ubiquitous golden treat is guest-starring in some of Denver's most beautifully seasonal dishes right now.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Pizzeria Locale

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550 Broadway
Denver, CO 80203
(720) 508-8828
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The Mais pizza at Locale showcases the golden summer kernels on a white pizza with mozzarella, creme fraiche, ham, and garlic. Available at both of the Denver locations now.

2. Sweet Action Ice Cream

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52 Broadway
Denver, CO 80203
(303) 282-4645
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Encapsulate the hazy final days of summer in one frozen treat: Sweet Cow's Colorado sweet corn ice cream.

3. Lower48 Kitchen

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2020 Lawrence St Unit A
Denver, CO 80205
(303) 942-0262
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The modern Ballpark neighborhood eatery's menu is chock-full of corn dishes right now. The glazed wagyu brisket with corn "risotto" made with fregola, creamed corn, corn puree, and roasted corn is a highlight.

4. Leña

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24 Broadway
Denver, CO 80203
Corn is a staple ingredient in many of this South Broadway spot's Latin-inspired dishes. The humita dish is a standout- the traditional South American dish is like a tamale with fresh corn and served here with pork and oaxaca.

5. Uncle

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2215 West 32nd Avenue
Denver, CO 80211
Fresh corn is among the most traditional ramen toppings. Uncle's duck ramen features a shoyu broth, arugula, fresh corn, togarashi, and soft egg.

6. il posto

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2011 E 17th Ave
Denver, CO 80206
(303) 394-0100
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Il Posto's menu always features seasonal ingredients, often times tucked into house-made pastas and risottos. Try the house-made risotto served with fresh corn, Palisade peaches, and tarragon.

7. Colt & Gray

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1553 Platte St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 477-1447
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For a corn-oriented feast from Colt & Gray's enticing summer menu, start with the sweet summer corn fritters served with an herb dipping sauce and try the whole roasted Idaho trout with sweet corn, farro, lardons, almonds, fennel salad, and preserved lemon.

8. Stoic & Genuine

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1701 Wewatta St
Denver, CO 80202
(303) 640-3474
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For summery seafood fare at Union Station, check out Stoic & Genuine's current menu. The scallop dish features our favorite late summer food in a custard. The dish comes with bank scallops, chanterelle and corn custard, truffle honey, and coriander blossoms.

9. Potager

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1109 Ogden St
Denver, CO 80218
(303) 832-5788
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Potager's seasonally-inspired menu reflects the late summer months especially well with the twice baked Munson Farm corn souffle served with chilled peach soup, shaved fennel, cracked almonds, and roasted peach.

10. Fuel Cafe

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3455 Ringsby Ct Ste 105
Denver, CO 80216
(303) 296-4642
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Fuel Cafe is currently featuring a chicken and creamed Olathe corn dish on its dinner menu. The dish is done with Boulder Natural Airline chicken breast, roasted poblano creamed corn, salsa criolla, and chive oil.

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1. Pizzeria Locale

550 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
The Mais pizza at Locale showcases the golden summer kernels on a white pizza with mozzarella, creme fraiche, ham, and garlic. Available at both of the Denver locations now.
550 Broadway
Denver, CO 80203

2. Sweet Action Ice Cream

52 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
Encapsulate the hazy final days of summer in one frozen treat: Sweet Cow's Colorado sweet corn ice cream.
52 Broadway
Denver, CO 80203

3. Lower48 Kitchen

2020 Lawrence St Unit A, Denver, CO 80205
The modern Ballpark neighborhood eatery's menu is chock-full of corn dishes right now. The glazed wagyu brisket with corn "risotto" made with fregola, creamed corn, corn puree, and roasted corn is a highlight.
2020 Lawrence St Unit A
Denver, CO 80205

4. Leña

24 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203
Corn is a staple ingredient in many of this South Broadway spot's Latin-inspired dishes. The humita dish is a standout- the traditional South American dish is like a tamale with fresh corn and served here with pork and oaxaca.
24 Broadway
Denver, CO 80203

5. Uncle

2215 West 32nd Avenue, Denver, CO 80211
Fresh corn is among the most traditional ramen toppings. Uncle's duck ramen features a shoyu broth, arugula, fresh corn, togarashi, and soft egg.
2215 West 32nd Avenue
Denver, CO 80211

6. il posto

2011 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO 80206
Il Posto's menu always features seasonal ingredients, often times tucked into house-made pastas and risottos. Try the house-made risotto served with fresh corn, Palisade peaches, and tarragon.
2011 E 17th Ave
Denver, CO 80206

7. Colt & Gray

1553 Platte St, Denver, CO 80202
For a corn-oriented feast from Colt & Gray's enticing summer menu, start with the sweet summer corn fritters served with an herb dipping sauce and try the whole roasted Idaho trout with sweet corn, farro, lardons, almonds, fennel salad, and preserved lemon.
1553 Platte St
Denver, CO 80202

8. Stoic & Genuine

1701 Wewatta St, Denver, CO 80202
For summery seafood fare at Union Station, check out Stoic & Genuine's current menu. The scallop dish features our favorite late summer food in a custard. The dish comes with bank scallops, chanterelle and corn custard, truffle honey, and coriander blossoms.
1701 Wewatta St
Denver, CO 80202

9. Potager

1109 Ogden St, Denver, CO 80218
Potager's seasonally-inspired menu reflects the late summer months especially well with the twice baked Munson Farm corn souffle served with chilled peach soup, shaved fennel, cracked almonds, and roasted peach.
1109 Ogden St
Denver, CO 80218

10. Fuel Cafe

3455 Ringsby Ct Ste 105, Denver, CO 80216
Fuel Cafe is currently featuring a chicken and creamed Olathe corn dish on its dinner menu. The dish is done with Boulder Natural Airline chicken breast, roasted poblano creamed corn, salsa criolla, and chive oil.
3455 Ringsby Ct Ste 105
Denver, CO 80216

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