Swoon List: 5 Things We Adore Right Now

  1. The fried mozzarella and beets, over lightly dressed greens, at Black Market (922 Massachusetts Ave., 317-822-6757). Elevates this pub staple to a light and intriguing treat.
  2. Beef ribs at Mama’s House Korean Restaurant (8867 Pendleton Pike, 317-897-0808).
  3. Scratchtruck’s grilled cheese—a buttery stack of Muenster and Colby-Jack cheeses, red-wine braised beef short rib, caramelized onions, and arugula, served on toasted bread. Don’t dawdle.They only make 12 a day.
  4. Northside Social‘s (6525 N. College Ave., 317-253-0111) rich, cake-y skillet cornbread, gently laced with jalapeno and schmeared with butter.
  5. The dessert nachos at Binkley’s (5902 N. College Ave., 317-722-8888)—triangles of crispy elephant ear-like dough dusted with sugar and cinnamon and topped with a scattering of pretty chopped fruit.