Swoon List 6.3.14

5 Things We Adore Right Now


  1. Thunderbird‘s (1127 Shelby St., 317-974-9580) confit jumbo Thunderwings, presented in a pool of lick-the-plate-worthy bleu cheese and spicy “Thunder Sauce.” 
  2. Crisp and fork-tender chicken-fried steak under loads of peppery breakfast gravy at Lincoln Square Pancake House (8041 Madison Ave., 317-534-0001).
  3. Palomino Restaurant & Bar’s (49 E. Maryland St., 317-974-0400) Elderflower Lemon Drop—a frothy, tart blend of vodka, St. Germain liqueur, fresh sweet and sour, and Hendrick’s gin.
  4. The Pig Vicious panini at Tow Yard Brewing (501 E. Madison Ave., 317-638-9273), laden with tender pork shoulder, ham, bacon, and Swiss cheese and topped with onion jam and ale mustard.
  5. Bite-sized duck gizzards at Plow & Anchor (43 E. 9th St., 317-964-0538), fried in popcorn butter and drizzled with rich chicken-liver mousse.