Swoon List: 5 Things We Adore Right Now

  1. A homey, stick-to-your-ribs rustic chicken pie from Duo’s Kitchen (2960 N. Meridian St., 317-508-8614), with plenty of chunky veggies and a crisp square of puff pastry on top.
  2. Hearty and completely vegan vegetable curry with coconut and just the right amount of heat at Black Market (922 Massachusetts Ave., 317-822-6757).
  3. The decadent Coffee Crack drink from Lino’s Coffee in Speedway (1201 Main St., 222-5238), a shot of espresso spiked with liqueur, topped with shaken heavy whipping cream, and sprinkled with chocolate shavings. 
  4. The fillete relleno at Casa De Los Mariscos (7940 Michigan Rd., 317-228-9555). Tilapia hides under a robe of bubbly cheese, plus shrimp and octopus, alongside a cylinder of garlic bread and batter-dipped fries.
  5. Paper-thin slices of barely seared elk carpaccio, served with wisps of toasted baguette, sprouts, and fried capers at Plat 99 (333 S. Delaware St., 317-628-8200).