A small order of smoked wings from Moontown Brewing Company (345 S. Bowers St., Whitestown, 317-769-3380) prepared with house jerk rub, red-pepper sauce, and a side of ranch.
The vegetable pakora, crunchy fritters seasoned with cumin seed, coriander seed, onion, and ginger served as a starter at Indian & American Restaurant (4605 S. Harding St., 317-786-1022), which is conveniently open 24 hours a day.
A trio of tacos—two carne asada and one chicken—topped in the traditional style of chopped onions and cilantro, and served with a side of rice and beans at Los Chilaquiles (4930 Lafayette Rd., 317-293-1111).
Rooster’s Kitchen (888 Massachusetts Ave., 317-426-2020) serves a brisket melt on Texas toast with bleu cheese and red onions, with a side of roasted green beans.
From one lunchtime sandwich special to another, The Pantry by Brad Gates at City Market (222 E. Market St., 317-445-0105) has a lunch combination of half a club sandwich, served with turkey, bacon, cheese, avocado aioli, lettuce, and tomatoes, with a Gruyere salad.