The Garden Table’s (342 Massachusetts Ave., 317-638-0321) colorful pickle plate heaping with a hearty pile of red cabbage and sprinkled with carrots, pickles, Brussels sprouts, and more.
Filet Oscar at Ruth’s Chris Steak House (45 S. Illinois St., 317-633-1313). On a scorching plate, a buttery tenderloin filet wears a decadent crown of asparagus, crabmeat, and béarnaise sauce.
Stella’s (608 Massachusetts Ave., 317-685-2550) mussels mariniere topped with frites and a generous sprinkle of parsley.
A simple, homestyle oven-roasted turkey club packed with lettuce, avocado, Havarti cheese, and pesto mayo, served alongside a light green salad from Ruth’s Cafe (3443 E. 86th St., 317-757-8006)—best enjoyed on a rainy spring day.
A thick slice of Key lime pie topped with whipped cream and a sliver of lime at FoxGardin Family Restaurant (10410 Olio Road, Fortville, 317-336-2036). The fluffy filling is dense with flavor, and the graham cracker crust has the telltale crumble of a scratch-made version.