Swoon List: Festiva, The Tamale Place, And More
The jumbo wedge salad served with bacon, diced tomatoes, and chunks of bleu in both dressing and cheese form at McCormick & Schmick’s (110 N. Illinois St., 317-631-9500).
The Smack & Cheese from BurgerFuel (6320 Guilford Ave., 317-405-8362) is 100 percent
A chunky steak taco, traditionally topped with chopped onion and cilantro, from The Tamale Place (222 E. Market St., 317-423-2203) in City Market.
The meaty and tender mole short rib at Festiva (1217 E. 16th St., 317-635-4444), whose smoky, rich sauce with a restrained sweetness balances perfectly against a creamy sweet-potato purée.
The tangy, hearty, totally vegetarian samosa chaat from Noor Indian Grocery & Kitchen (8028 S. Emerson Ave., 317-559-6624), which features a whole range of Northern and Southern Indian street foods and curries from a surprisingly affordable counter menu board.