Swoon List: Stompin Barley, Oso's Republic, And More

Five things we’re craving right now.

The tender, slightly tangy beef tartare at Stompin Barley (14560 River Rd., Carmel, 317-764-2974) served on crispy toasted slices of baguette with plenty of fresh garnishes.
Oso’s Republic‘s (901 N. Pennsylvania St., 317-423-3423) pulled–barbecue-salmon sandwich served with with rosemary fries.

Liberty Street‘s (653 Massachusetts Ave., 317-686-6382) Chicago Sour with a Cabernet floater.

Liberty Street’s Chicago Sour

The braised-pork taco salad at Public Greens (900 E. 64th St., 317-964-0865), also layered with crunched-up chips, bean salad, shredded carrots, and Colby.
Braised-pork taco salad at Public Greens

Big Lug’s (1435 E. 86th St., 317-672-3503) crispy shrimp roll with the surprising addition of hearty black-bean paste—a perfect snack with a salad or fries on the brewpub’s $4.44 happy-hour menu.
Big Lug shrimp roll