Trending on Recent OpenTable Restaurant Reviews: Sweet Corn

Fresh Corn.Sweet corn is synonymous with summer. A variety of maize that has a high sugar content, sweet corn can be found with yellow, white, or bicolor kernels. It is an ingredient whose uses are so varied that it calls to mind Bubba Blue’s lengthy ode to shrimp dishes. Sweet corn is no longer relegated to savory dishes on menus. Sure, you’ll find it starring in soups, pastas, salads, tamales, tartlets, and more, but it is also popular in desserts! A favorite of home gardeners and farmers market shoppers, sweet corn is a signal that the best days of the season have arrived. Find out what OpenTable diners are saying about this very yummy veggie. 

AG at The Sterling, Niagara Falls, Ontario: “The food is phenomenal. I will dream about the sweet corn tartlet appetizer.”

Barcelona Restaurant & Bar, Columbus, Ohio: “Husband had paella and sweet corn soup — scrumptious.”

Blue Smoke, New York, New York: “Two of us had the fish special — striped bass on sweet corn and sunchoke purée. It was melt-in-your-mouth delicious.”

* Bouchon, Yountville, California: “We had wonderful entrees that were oddly outshined by a corn side dish. Sauteed with bacon chunks, salty, sweet, fresh, and mouthwateringly good, corn has never made me that happy before.”

Butter, New York, New York: “The dishes I had during both visits include cavatelli pasta, goat cheese market salad, braised short ribs, saffron ravioli with mushrooms, sweet corn creme brulée and chocolate espresso ice cream cake. Everything was AMAZING!”

Byrd and Baldwin Bros. Steakhouse, Norfolk, Virginia: “The sweet corn vegetable dish was an especially satisfying side dish.”

Dovetail, Macon, Georgia: “Doug Sanneman’s menu is a foodie’s palate pleaser! Bacon marmalade, lima bean hummus, creamy risotto, dilled sweet creamed corn, grapefruit paired with whole grain mustard, and more.”

El Centro D.F., Washington, D.C.: “Love the sweet corn tamales.”

Manon, New York, New York: “Try the sweet corn mascarpone tortellini; it’s deliciously light.”

Park Avenue Summer, New York, New York: “I thoroughly enjoyed the potato gnocchi with sweet corn and white truffle. I had this dish before and came back for round two. The dumplings had a light pan roasting and were lusciously coated in the truffle sauce. The corn complemented the somewhat heavier gnocchi. ”

* Restaurant Tallent, Bloomington, Indiana: “My favorite was the sweet corn agnolotti carbonara — lots of variations of tastes and mouth-feels making you want to savor every bite. ”

Riverpark, New York, New York: “The sweet corn panna cotta was smooth and caught the flavor of the fresh corn very well. A nice blending of flavors in this appetizer.”

Root Down, Denver, Colorado: “The summer menu standouts, both food and cocktail, include a scrumptious roasted beet salad and creamy, dreamy sweet corn risotto, among other deliciousness.”

* SASSI, Scottsdale, Arizona: “My wife loved the orecchiette and sausage pasta, and the summer corn ravioli were rich and wonderful. Since we were absolutely stuffed, we went with the light sweet corn gelato for dessert, which was light and tasty.”

SeaSalt, Cape May, New Jersey: “I had the Jersey corn and crab soup to start. It was delicious. A smooth, creamy corn broth with nice pieces of sweet crab. It was garnished with creme fraiche, Sriracha (yum and a perfect accompaniment), and chives.”

Straight Wharf Restaurant, Nantucket, Massachusetts: “The food was exceptional. My girlfriend and I had a later dinner here and each ordered the clam bake (buttered lobster, sweet corn, chorizo, potatoes, and littleneck clams). If I went back, I would order the same exact meal. ”

Strand Bistro at the Strand Hotel, New York, New York: ” I ordered the first course of chilled corn soup was creamy with crunchy sweet corn and fresh tomato ice, and I would have eaten three bowls of it.”

* Verjus Restaurant, Maplewood, New Jersey: “The fresh corn chowder was wonderful — sweet fresh corn was the experience. ”

* Woodfire Grill, Atlanta, Georgia: “Local produce steals the show; the sweet corn velouté stole my heart.”



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