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10 Killer Corn Dishes To Try Right Now in Mpls/St. Paul

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Finally, summer has arrived in the Twin Cities and menus all over town are reflecting seasonal fare which includes a Midwest favoritesweet corn. From corn on the cob covered in lobster roe to beer brewed with actual flaked corn, the grain is both delicious an versatile. So without further ado, we present to you 10 sweet, savory, and even drinkable corn dishes that you must try before the season ends.

Did we miss a kick-ass corn dish you've tasted recently? Let us know in the comments.

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1. Constantine

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1115 2nd Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 886-1297
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Barman Jesse Held has concocted this creamy elote inspired cocktail at the new downstairs bar at Hotel Ivy. [Photo]

2. Saint Dinette

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261 5th St E
Saint Paul, MN 55101
(651) 800-1415
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The brand new Lowertown spot is doing corn on the cob covered in lobster roe, mayo, cotija, and cilantro. [Photo]

3. Surly Brewing Company

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520 Malcolm Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
(763) 999-4040
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Surly Brewing Company released their pre-Prohibition American lager over Independence Day weekend. True to style, #Merica! is brewed with flaked corn, imparting a subtle, fresh corn flavor. [Photo]

4. Monello

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1115 2nd Ave
Minneapolis, MN
Chef Mike DeCamp uses charred sweet corn in his razor clam crudo at his new coastal Italian spot in downtown Minneapolis. [Photo]

5. Hola Arepa

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3501 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55408
(612) 345-5583
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Hola has brought back its corn cookie ice cream sandwich for the summer season. Vanilla ice cream is sandwiched between two cookies made with corn meal, Corn Pops, Fritos, butterscotch, chocolate chips, and coffee. [Photo]

6. Spoon and Stable

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211 N 1st St
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 224-9850
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Chef Gavin Kaysen's summer menu has chilled corn soup with Biscayne Bay crab, fennel, vanilla oil, and brioche offered at both dinner and brunch. [Photo]

7. Corner Table

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4537 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55419
(612) 823-0011
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Chef Thomas Boemer debuted this dish on his summer menu last week. Chicken ballotine with sweet corn, chanterelle, crawfish, and zucchini blossoms. [Photo]

8. Brewer's Table

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520 Malcolm Avenue Southeast
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Chef Jorge Guzman's menu at his upstairs finer dining restaurant at Surly has this ricotta gnocchi dish with sweet corn, chanterelle mushrooms, basil, and corn pudding. [Photo]

9. The Strip Club

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378 Maria Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55106
(651) 793-6247
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One of Chef JD Fratzke's fish eau le moment specials is this pan-seared sockeye salmon with black-eyed peas, green tomato, crab, and a sweet corn emulsion. [Photo]

10. Piccolo

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4300 Bryant Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55409
(612) 827-8111
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Chef Doug Flicker serves up sweet corn custard with fresh sea urchin, toasted brioche, lardo, and chives. [Photo]

1. Constantine

1115 2nd Ave. S., Minneapolis, MN 55403
Barman Jesse Held has concocted this creamy elote inspired cocktail at the new downstairs bar at Hotel Ivy. [Photo]
1115 2nd Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55403

2. Saint Dinette

261 5th St E, Saint Paul, MN 55101
The brand new Lowertown spot is doing corn on the cob covered in lobster roe, mayo, cotija, and cilantro. [Photo]
261 5th St E
Saint Paul, MN 55101

3. Surly Brewing Company

520 Malcolm Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Surly Brewing Company released their pre-Prohibition American lager over Independence Day weekend. True to style, #Merica! is brewed with flaked corn, imparting a subtle, fresh corn flavor. [Photo]
520 Malcolm Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414

4. Monello

1115 2nd Ave, Minneapolis, MN
Chef Mike DeCamp uses charred sweet corn in his razor clam crudo at his new coastal Italian spot in downtown Minneapolis. [Photo]
1115 2nd Ave
Minneapolis, MN

5. Hola Arepa

3501 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55408
Hola has brought back its corn cookie ice cream sandwich for the summer season. Vanilla ice cream is sandwiched between two cookies made with corn meal, Corn Pops, Fritos, butterscotch, chocolate chips, and coffee. [Photo]
3501 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55408

6. Spoon and Stable

211 N 1st St, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Chef Gavin Kaysen's summer menu has chilled corn soup with Biscayne Bay crab, fennel, vanilla oil, and brioche offered at both dinner and brunch. [Photo]
211 N 1st St
Minneapolis, MN 55401

7. Corner Table

4537 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55419
Chef Thomas Boemer debuted this dish on his summer menu last week. Chicken ballotine with sweet corn, chanterelle, crawfish, and zucchini blossoms. [Photo]
4537 Nicollet Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55419

8. Brewer's Table

520 Malcolm Avenue Southeast, Minneapolis, MN 55414
Chef Jorge Guzman's menu at his upstairs finer dining restaurant at Surly has this ricotta gnocchi dish with sweet corn, chanterelle mushrooms, basil, and corn pudding. [Photo]
520 Malcolm Avenue Southeast
Minneapolis, MN 55414

9. The Strip Club

378 Maria Ave, Saint Paul, MN 55106
One of Chef JD Fratzke's fish eau le moment specials is this pan-seared sockeye salmon with black-eyed peas, green tomato, crab, and a sweet corn emulsion. [Photo]
378 Maria Ave
Saint Paul, MN 55106

10. Piccolo

4300 Bryant Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55409
Chef Doug Flicker serves up sweet corn custard with fresh sea urchin, toasted brioche, lardo, and chives. [Photo]
4300 Bryant Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55409

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