Swoon List 10.1.13
- A sticky, smoosh-able pig-face Asian bun, its melt-in-the-mouth fatty meat sweetened with Korean barbecue sauce, at Bluebeard (653 Virginia Ave., 317-686-1580).
- Jersey’s Cafe’s (13710 N. Meridian St., Carmel, 317-846-7760) Wildwood Cheese Steak, loaded with sliced meatballs, red sauce, and crumbled bleu cheese under a layer of melted provolone.
- A perfectly tender duck breast with crushed purple potatoes, green beans, and chimichurri sauce—a recent third course at Recess (4907 N. College Ave., 317-925-7529).
- Grilled tilapia with rice, naan, and a $1 side of palak paneer from Dhaba Indy food truck.
- A sharable trio of pork drummettes with sweet, thick blackberry barbecue sauce, new to the menu at Divvy (71 W. City Center Dr., Carmel, 317-706-0000).