Friends since their days at the Culinary Institute of America, owners Dana Briley and Jessica Brown turn out a panoply of willpower-crushing delights—sticky buns topped with toasted pecans, craquelins glistening with an orange-blossom glaze—but perhaps none so tempting as their fluffy biscuits. With soft, doughy interiors and lightly browned edges, they come in pleasing permutations like sweet cinnamon-and-sugar, cheesy cheddar-jalapeno, and icing-capped lemon-poppy seed. (Don’t make this hard: Just buy one of each.)
Sweet mercy. While some barbecue joints treat their Southern-inflected side dishes as afterthoughts, Top Chef alum Tiffani Faison has drawn national notice with her basket o’ biscuits: flaky, oversized accompaniments served with a creamy dollop of sweet honey butter…...