Swoon List: 5 Things We Adore Right Now

  1. The galaktoboureko, a warmed custard-filled phyllo square with hints of orange and cinnamon, from Santorini Greek Kitchen (1417 Prospect St., 317-917-1117). Get jiggly with it.
  2. Tri-colored fried cheese sticks at Brewstone Beer Company (3720 E 82nd St., 317-577-7800). A major upgrade on the standard mozzarella, these consist of cheddar, are rolled in crushed tortilla chips, and come with a smoky chipotle aioli for dipping.
  3. Shapiro’s Delicatessen’s (808 S. Meridian St., 317-631-4041) hybrid dessert, carrot cheesecake.
  4. The light, crisp Mongolian sea scallops showered in shreds of stir-fried green onions at Tiger Lily (1146 W. 86th St., 317-848-9077).
  5. The chicken chipotle soup at Zest! Exciting Food Creations (1134 E. 54th St., 317-466-1853), loaded with pulled chicken, matchsticks of radishes, a lime wedge, scallions, crispy tortilla strips, and sliced avocado.