Monday, April 5, 2010

Loveless Café's 'Biscuit Lady' hospitalized

By Kevin Walters • The Tennessean • April 5, 2010 The woman who brought national attention to the Loveless Café has been hospitalized with a serious and undisclosed medical condition, according to restaurant owners. Carol Fay Ellison, popularly known as the “Biscuit Lady,” is in a Nashville area hospital’s intensive care unit, said Vance Page, restaurant general manager. She was hospitalized 3.5 weeks ago. Page declined to elaborate on Ellison’s condition or where she was being treated. Ellison and the restaurant’s biscuits have been a centerpiece of the restaurant’s rise in popularity among gourmands. She’s squared off against celebrity chef Bobby Flay, appeared with domestic maven Martha Stewart, and appeared on numerous other TV shows and news stories. She began her career at the restaurant as a dishwasher.

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