The gin and jam cocktail from Napolese (114 E. 49th St., 317-925-0765), a mix of Bluecoat Gin, Pierre Ferrara Dry Curaçao, simple syrup, and fresh lemon juice.
A hunk of tender, robust, decadently fatty lamb osso bucco with a fiery nduja sauce at Stella (608 Massachusetts Ave., 317-685-2550).
A clay mug of traditional Mexican pulque at Mr. Tequila (935 S. East St., 317-991-3058). The frothy, milky drink made from fermented agave nectar tastes like an alcoholic Orange Julius.
The fresh-out-of-the-oven French loaf at Circle City Boulangerie (222 E. Market S., 317-632-3644).