The kale-loaded, egg-topped Power Bowl is the perfect warm-weather lunch, especially when enjoyed in the outdoor area of the new Fashion Mall installation of Patachou Inc.’s Public Greens (8702 Keystone Crossing, 317-818-0765).
The Garden Table (342 Massachusetts Ave., 317-638-0321) serves a chilled pesto couscous salad with corn, roasted shiitake mushrooms, leeks, tomatoes, arugula, crunchy garbanzo beans, and salmon.
The slow-cooked meatballs with parmesan popcorn grits, housemade marinara, grilled broccolini, and house almond gremolata available at Next Door American Eatery (4573 N. College Ave., 317-643-3480).
The wood-roasted chicken at Hedge Row American Bistro (350 Massachusetts Ave., 317-643-2750) has the crispiest sheath of mustard-glazed Gunthorp Farms chicken skin.
A switch-up for Team Pie at The Cake Bake Shop (6515 Carrollton Ave., 317-257-2253): a thick wedge of cool, light coconut cream.