Sweetly dense Thai hot tea poured from its own pot at Super Bowl Pho (5603 E. Washington St., 317-208-0124) in Irvington (sister location in Westfield).
A cup of matzo ball soup—hot, salty, and comforting—at Shapiro’s Twisted Traditions inside the Fashion Mall (317-762-9900, with multiple Indianapolis locations).
A hearty salad of Brussels sprouts, fingerling potatoes, caramelized shallots, and bacon at Cannon Ball Brewing Company (1702 Bellefontaine St., 317-426-5978).
An Italian sub from Greiner’s Sub Shop (2126 Shelby St., 317-783-4136) dressed “old-school” style with shredded lettuce, tomato, a peperoncino, and dried oregano.
The Southern Classic at Burger Study (28 W. Georgia St., 317-777-7770), loaded with thick slices of bacon and slathered with pimento cheese sauce.