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Restaurant Mon Jul 30 2007

Corn Fest at Mon Ami Gabi

From August 16-22, Mon Ami Gabi is whipping up some awesome corn-inspired French dishes during Corn Festival. Check out the menu:

- Amuse: Complimentary Mini Bags of Popcorn with Brown Butter, Parmesan and Herbs
- Corn Bisque
- Corn Meal Crusted Halibut Sandwich
- Soft Shell Crab with Succotash
- Grilled Veal Skirt Skate with Arugala and Grilled Corn Salad
- St. Andre Cheese with Warm Cornbread
- Corn n' Cream Ice Cream with Caramel Corn

You can still order from the regular menu, but why bother? Corn ice cream? How often does that come around. For more info, call 773-348-8886.


editorkid / July 30, 2007 9:03 AM

Corn ice cream isn't that uncommon -- check out Filipino ice cream shops. I enjoyed a very good corn ice cream at one such shop in Morton Grove, though I hear it's no longer there. I had it with purple yam ice cream, which wasn't anywhere near as interesting as it sounded.

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