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Swoon List: Salt on Mass, Joe’s Next Door, and More

The trio of Kona Tacos at Salt on Mass (505 Massachusetts Ave., 317-638-6565), where delicate fried wonton shells hold cubes of tuna and wahoo poke wilting in soy, with a swipe of spicy mayo filling in the flavors with richness.

Salt on Mass poke tacos

Salt on Mass poke tacos

The Rosemary Ham sandwich from Joe’s Next Door (111 W. Main St., Carmel, 317-846-8877), the new sandwich takeout counter inside Joe’s Butcher Shop. Meat layered with aged white cheddar, roasted-tomato conserva, and house IPA mustard thick with seeds push the structural limits of an airy stirato roll.

Rosemary Ham sandwich from Joe's Next Door

Rosemary Ham sandwich from Joe’s Next Door

Cake Bake Shop’s (6515 Carrollton Ave., 317-257-2253) lusciously creamy (and not painfully tart) lemon bar on a fat shortbread crust.

Cake Bake lemon bar

Cake Bake Shop’s lemon bar

Griggsby’s Station’s (101 W. Main St., Greenfield, 317-696-0737) starter of marinated Thai Grilled Pork Skewers resting against a block of fragrant, sticky jasmine rice flecked with sesame seeds.

Griggsby's Station pork

Griggsby’s Station grilled pork skewers

A cone of hot, crisp Parmesan truffle fries ordered off the Happy Hour menu at The Oceanaire Seafood Room (30 S. Meridian St., 317-955-2277).

Oceanaire Fries

Fries at The Oceanaire


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