Rich, sweet Heidi Ho’s banana bread, found at Joe’s Butcher Shop in Carmel (111 W. Main St., Carmel, 317-846-8877).
Pimento cheese with toasted hazelnuts and housemade bacon focaccia from Oakley’s Bistro (1464 W. 86th St., 317-824-1231).
The perfectly battered Florida black grouper with earthy Kennebec fries at Salt on Mass (505 Massachusetts Ave., 317-638-6565).
A proper cup of coffee served with a pitcher of cream and complimentary top-off at Pearings Cafe (6 W. Washington St., 317-608-6456).
Roll up your sleeves for the Blue Bison burger from Shoefly Public House (122 E. 22nd St., 317-283-5007)—a juicy bison patty topped with bleu cheese, bacon, and a generous sprinkle of onion straws.