Breaking Down the Exceptional Buttermilk Biscuits at Little Ola’s in Austin

Jules Stoddart

In a north Austin shopping mall just opposite a Speedy Stop gas station and an elementary school sits Little Ola’s Biscuits, a neighborhood gem that serves scratch Southern-style biscuits, fried chicken, sandwiches, sweets, spreads, and beverages. Little Ola’s was born as a pandemic pivot and from the baskets of biscuits served at Olamaie. It grew from a 2020 pop-up to a stand-alone concept in 2021, and we’ve worked through growing pains to build a...