Sunny Boy Biscuit Company To Bring Southern Comfort To San Diego's North Park

August 22, 2019

Inspired by the classic American roadside diner, Sunny Boy Biscuit Company will bring biscuits & gravy dishes and other Southern comfort foods to San Diego's North Park, opening as early as this fall in the space that last housed The Smok'd Hog.

From owner and chef Gabriel Ferguson, who has been in the hospitality industry for three decades and currently operates private chef and catering company Dine In, Sunny Boy Biscuit Company will be a modern country cafe inspired by traditional southern recipes. The eatery will have a menu centered around biscuits and gravy, with biscuit sandwiches, grits & greens, mac n' cheese, soups, salads, daily specials, pies and cakes that celebrate in season local ingredients. The quaint 850 square-foot restaurant will also have outdoor seating on a covered patio with bar tops and communal tables. For drinks, expect a a craft beverage menu featuring sparkling fruit and herbal-infused tonics and "campfire coffee" based elixirs. Sunny Boy will also be providing take-out and catering as well as private dinners and baking classes.

"I grew up across the street from my grandmother's restaurant in our small town in rural Washington state," explained Sunnyboy founder Chef Gabriel Ferguson. "Their menu featured classic comfort dishes prepared from scratch with fresh local ingredients. I want to bring the comfort of that dining experience to San Diego."

Sunny Boy Biscuit Company is expected to open as early as November 1 at 3749 Park Boulevard in North Park. For more information, visit