Swoon List: 5 Things We Adore Right Now

  1. Tender medallions of monkfish wrapped in smoky house-cured lomo and served atop mustard greens and lentils at Peterson’s Restaurant (7690 E. 96th St., Fishers, 317-598-8863).
  2. The elegantly simple, extra-cheesy margherita pizza at the JW Marriott’s Osteria Pronto (10 S. West St., 317-860-5777), also served in the hotel’s lobby bar.
  3. Homemade birthday cake ice cream with sprinkles at H2O Restaurant & Sushi Bar (1912 Broad Ripple Ave., 317-254-0677), exhibiting good restraint with sweetness and a buttery, dense texture.
  4. The paella at Palomino (49 W. Maryland St., 317-974-0400): chicken, chorizo, clams, mussels, and you-name-it on a bed of saffron rice.
  5. The 8-ounce baseball-cut sirloin crusted with Louisiana crawfish and lobster butter at Noah Grant’s Grill House & Oyster Bar (65 S. 1st St., Zionsville, 317-732-2233).