The Swoon List compiles our latest food-and-drink favorites. They’re not ranked, just delicious.
Tender hunks of corned beef encircled by creamy polenta and garnished with apple mustard, caraway sable, and kimchi at Cerulean (339 S. Delaware St., 317-870-1320).
The Hippie from new City Market stall Say Cheese Deli and Bistro (222 E. Market St., 317-900-6693). Grilled veggies are pressed inside slabs of sourdough bread and encased in havarti. Pair it with a cup of chunky tomato basil soup.
The crisp, sweet Filipino street-food turon at Lola’s Bowls & Bistro (9045 Crawfordsville Rd., Clermont, 317-757-6528), featuring rice paper–wrapped ripe plantains and scoops of creamy Wyliepalooza ice cream.
Dollops of ricotta surround Pioneer’s (1110 E. Shelby St., 317-986-6761) simple butter-lettuce salad, which is dressed with a light orange-and-basil citronette and given a little crunch with chicken skins.
The bright, tangy cilantro-lime chicken salad sandwich at Christian Theological Seminary’s CTS Cafe (1000 W. 42nd St., 317-924-1331), served on hearty bread made in house.