Swoon List: The Local, Diavola, and More

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The Swoon List compiles our latest food-and-drink favorites. They’re not ranked, just delicious.

 

Shrimp and grits at The Local Eatery & Pub
Shrimp and grits at The Local Eatery & Pub

The Local Eatery & Pub’s (14655 Gray Rd., 317-218-3786) creative take on shrimp and grits, featuring a little chorus line of head-on, tail-on shrimp perched on sauteed spinach and smoked-gouda polenta.

The Diavola pizza at Diavola
The Diavola pizza at Diavola

The delightful namesake pizza at Diavola (1134 E. 54th St., 317-820-5100)—a thin but supple fire-cooked crust scattered with spicy soppressata (an Italian dry salami) and lumps of fresh fior di latte cheese.

The smoked-trout dip at Peterson's
The smoked-trout dip at Peterson’s

A luscious dollop of smoked-trout dip at Peterson’s (7690 E. 96th St., Fishers, 317-598-8863), whipped with goat cheese and dill and served with garlic baguette crisps.

Pork-enchilada soup at Spoke & Steele
Pork-enchilada soup at Spoke & Steele

Spoke & Steele’s (123 S. Illinois St., 317-737-1616) pork-enchilada soup from its Devour Downtown lunch menu, loaded with big hunks of tender pulled pork, tortilla strips, black beans, roasted corn, and a kick of cilantro-lime cream.

The pork chop at Rail Epicurean Market
The pork chop at Rail Epicurean Market

Rail Epicurean Market’s (211 Park St., Westfield, 317-804-8555) smoky, tender pork chop, propped up by gnocchi and smothered with rich mushroom cream.

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