Biscuits and gravy
A hulking housemade chicken sausage and fluffy biscuits loaded with gravy make this dish heart-stoppingly rich. But the genius stroke of placing sliced pickles on top of that heap, cutting through the considerable fat, lets you keep plowing through.—Laura Baginski
Biscuits and gravy is a simple dish, but when done well, it's hard to imagine a more perfect thing to eat at brunch. We devoured all kinds of biscuits and gravy this year, made with everything from lobster to seitan, but these four versions at Chicago restaurants set themselves apart, thanks to perfectly fried chicken, fluffy biscuits, unexpected gravy and other toppings.
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