Peppercorn Grille

Located right in the Big Bear Lake Village, it’s a location that’s sure to attract tourists and maybe some locals too. It’s a free standing tudor style building with it’s own parking lot. We stopped by for a late lunch so it wasn’t tough getting a spot. The interior is fairly small, but intimate and… Continue reading Peppercorn Grille

Sugar Pine Bake Shop

Another review that’s long overdue, my wife purchased some cupcakes from this shop for my birthday last year during our weekend trip to Big Bear. Unfortunately, I didn’t take pictures of any of the cupcakes except the vanilla with chocolate — easily the most pedestrian of the bunch. The rest were surprisingly good. The snickerdoodle… Continue reading Sugar Pine Bake Shop

North Pole Sweets

Yet another store located in the newly renovated area of The Village, this small shop has plenty of sweets — Dryers ice cream, fudge, chocolate, and candy. My single purchase was a dark chocolate almond cluster. With a good balance of bitter chocolate and almonds, it hit the spot for a light snack. 3 Stars… Continue reading North Pole Sweets

Teddy Bear Restaurant

Located in the newly renovated Big Bear Lake Village, Teddy Bear restaurant is a rustic diner serving classic American fare in an intimate space that was packed during our visit. The adjoining room where we dined for breakfast felt like a large storage closet, with an outdoor dining space just steps away. The execution of… Continue reading Teddy Bear Restaurant