Swoon List: Locally Grown Gardens, Vitality Bowls, and More

Five Things We Adore Right Now

The Swoon List compiles our latest food-and-drink favorites. They’re not ranked, just delicious.


The ultimate summer refresher—fresh peaches, simple syrup, and lemonade shaken with ice at Locally Grown Gardens (1050 E. 54th St., 317-255-8555).


Bluefin tuna at Vida
Bluefin tuna at Vida

Vida’s (601 E. New York St., 317-420-2323) delicate squares of sushi-grade bluefin tuna, with watermelon, five-spice gastrique, and yakisoba with pickles.


sweet potato fries at tasteCrispy sweet potato fries tossed with brown sugar and cinnamon at Taste Cafe (5164 N. College Ave., 317-925-2233), served with sweet-and-spicy aioli for dunking.


pesto panini at vitality bowls
The roasted turkey panini at Vitality Bowls

Hormone-free turkey crowned with mozzarella, sun-dried tomatoes, and a swipe of pesto and dijon mustard at Vitality Bowls (110 W. Main St., 317-581-9496).


mac n cheese at the eagle

A skillet of The Eagle’s (310 Massachusetts Ave., 317-929-1799) rich, creamy mac and cheese, dusted with garlic breadcrumbs.