Swoon List: Ball & Biscuit, Bru, and More

Five things we adore right now.

The Swoon List compiles our latest food-and-drink favorites. They’re not ranked, just delicious.

A new edition to Bru Burger Bar’s (410 Massachusetts Ave., 317-635-4278; 12901 Old Meridian St., Carmel, 317-975-0033) menu: the onion ring–topped Honey Chipotle BBQ Burger. Bacon, caramelized onions, white cheddar, and black-pepper mayo join forces with barbecue-sauced pulled pork. It gets messy!

Ball & Biscuit's Pearl Jam
Ball & Biscuit’s Pearl Jam

A swig of summer: Ball & Biscuit’s (331 Massachusetts Ave., 317-636-0539) Pearl Jam, made with Pearl Plum Vodka, falernum syrup, and fresh-squeezed ruby-red grapefruit juice.

Severin Bar's Bacon Picks
Severin Bar’s Bacon Picks

Bourbon-maple bacon picks served upright at Severin Bar (40 Jackson Pl., 317-634-6664).

Baby Beets at Vida
Baby Beets at Vida

A buttery goat-cheese galette topped with baby beets, grilled pears, and candied bacon, among the appetizers at Vida (601 E. New York St., 317-420-2323).

Chocolate-chip scone at Hubbard & Cravens
Chocolate-chip scone at Hubbard & Cravens

Hubbard & Cravens’s chocolate-chip scone—basically a breakfast cookie that tastes like a crunchy-sugary biscuit.