The wedge salad from Harry & Izzy’s (153 S. Illinois St., 317-635-9594, with multiple Indy locations) is a hearty slice of crisp lettuce with bacon, tomatoes, and creamy Gorgonzola dressing.
Fried chicken with braised collard greens, macaroni and cheese, and baked cornbread from Kountry Kitchen (1831 N. College Ave., 317-926-4476).
Napolese (30 S. Meridian, 317-635-0765, with multiple Indy locations) makes a mean sandwich with Napolese Smoking Goose fennel sausage, roasted peppers, kale, provolone, and red sauce atop a focaccia bun.
Light and flavorful Malaysian-inspired mee goreng, delicate noodles with crisp vegetables and an array of meats at Burmese Restaurant (7040 Madison Ave., 317-520-4511), one of several recent additions to the growing Burmese food scene in Perry Township.
Karaage, or Japanese fried chicken, with honeycomb and sprinkled Matcha at the just-opened Ukiyo (4907 N. College Ave., 317-384-1048).