On a blue-rimmed plate, under a slosh of gravy or stuffed with breakfast protein, Arkansas has its fair share of biscuits To celebrate National Biscuit Day, here's a selection of some of those fluffy wonders.
|The largest biscuits I have found have been at Meacham's Family Restaurant|
in Ash Flat. We're taking ridiculously large.
|The Old South in Russellville still makes its own.|
|So does the Bellwood Diner in North Little Rock, though one of the biscuits|
on this plate is a bit dark.
|They're an important part of a delicious breakfast at Anne's Country Cafe in|
|The handmade, crumbly biscuits at Stoby's (in Conway and Russellville) are|
often overlooked but are really marvelous, especially with some housemade
|You can make a meal out of biscuits and cream gravy at the Shady Corner|
Cafe in Hot Springs.
|Biscuits are part of the topography for most breakfasts at the Frontier Diner|
in Little Rock.
|And in Weiner, you can get your big flat biscuit creamed good at Penny's Place.|
|Hard to find the biscuit under a cover of thick sausage gravy at Kitchen's|
Corner Cafe and Grocery in Heth.
|The ones at Buddy's Hawg House Cafe in Murfreesboro are great for sopping|
up just about anything.
|They come with a good flour gravy and anything else you can imagine at|
Jimmy's Diner in Benton.
|I know people who swear by biscuits and sausage gravy at Susan's Restaurant|
|You can't beat a good biscuit breakfast sandwich at Skinny's White Spot|
in Fort Smith.
|B-Side in Little Rock makes a Biscuit Mountain, topping a goodly biscuit with|
egg, gravy and sausage.
|At the famed Ozark Cafe in Jasper, the gravy of choice is chocolate, and the|
biscuits are pliant.
|In Paragould, biscuits are tall and fluffy at Couch's Barbecue.|
|Calico County in Fort Smith offers theirs with chocolate gravy, and it's just massive.|
|You don't have to settle for biscuits with breakfast at Dave and Ray's Downtown|
Diner in Little Rock -- biscuits come with lunch, too.
|At JJ's Cafe in Lake Village, you can have biscuits, gravy and toast.|
|The recipe for biscuits at the Cliff House Inn near Jasper comes from an old|
cookbook, and they're square there.
|One Eleven at the Capital also uses a heritage recipe, and its biscuits are|
|They're dippable at the Front Page Cafe in Jonesboro.|
|Brave New Restaurant in Little Rock understands the necessity of a good biscuit|
as the base for the perfect strawberry shortcake.
|So does Eleven inside the world-famous Crystal Bridges Museum of American|
Art in Bentonville.
|The Broadway Rail Cafe in Prescott makes its gravy for biscuits so thick, you|
can eat it with a fork... or turn it upside down like a concrete.
|Cozy Kitchen in Mountain Home bakes theirs golden.|
|They're flattish at Sweet and Savory Cafe in Eureka Springs.|
|They're fluffy at the Log Cabin Restaurant near Rogers.|
|And at Tinkerbelle's Wildwood Bed and Breakfast in Hot Springs, they often|
come filled and speckled with strawberries.
|Gadwall's Grill even serves them up with a butter-rich chocolate gravy that|
will make you happy.
|Doesn't matter where you're from or where you're going, you'd be hard-pressed|
not to find a good biscuit in your part of Arkansas. What's your favorite?
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