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Swoon List: Kolache Factory, Primanti Bros., and More

Pillowy Old World morning carbs from The Kolache Factory (9650 Allisonville Rd., Fishers, 317-842-7200; 890 E. 116th St., Carmel, 317-816-2253), which specializes in the Czech stuffed sweet breads laden with anything from savory sausage and cheese to fruit preserves to sweet cream cheese. Plus, massive, yeasty iced cinnamon rolls.

The classic pastrami sandwich at Primanti Bros. (49 W. Maryland St., 317-384-1046), where a layer of french fries and a garnish of slaw come standard.

The Classic at Primanti Bros

The Classic at Primanti Bros.

A hearty breakfast of cheesy beef-and-potato hash topped with an over-easy egg at Sisters’ Place (215 Terrace Ave., 317-631-0441).


Breakfast at Sisters’ Place

Pork fries at Irvington newcomer The Mug (118 S. Audubon Rd, 317-820-3662). Don’t mistake this generous serving of extra-crispy fries topped with chunky slaw and barbecue-sauced shredded meat for a side dish. It’s big enough to make a meal—for two.


The Mug’s pork fries

A cheese platter at The Gallery Pastry Shop (1101 E. 54th St., 317-820-5526), where the bread—a crispy, flaky croissant—actually holds its own against the cheese.

Cheese plate at The Gallery Pastry Shop

Cheese plate at The Gallery Pastry Shop