Milktooth’s (534 Virginia Ave., 317-986-5131) peach-Melba Dutch baby pancake is topped with a yogurt-y raspberry whipped crème fraiche and crunchy clusters of candied pepitas.
Kettle chips get dunked with abandon into Gavel Curated Cafe’s (902 Virginia Ave., 317-681-2086) chunky cream-cheese dip loaded with bits of fresh jalapeño.
The Sweetie salad from King Dough (452 N. Highland Ave., 317-602-7960) is the perfect summertime melange of mixed greens, strawberries, blueberries, goat cheese, candied pecans, and a rich balsamic vinaigrette.
Fluttering Bonita flakes top three warm and chewy takoyaki at Meet Noodles (6368-B E 82nd St, 317-863-8058). The Japanese snack is packed with diced octopus and squiggled with eel sauce and mayo.
The Eagle’s (310 Massachusetts Ave., 317-929-1799) famous fried chicken in its doubly crunchy and delicious Fried Chicken BLT sandwich, complete with refreshing avocado relish and zesty jalapeño honey mayo.