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Bob’s Big Bear Diner

Shake, Shake, Shake it Off!

Thank goodness I’m not lactose intolerant. Not having the liberty to enjoy all the ice cream and milkshakes in the world would simply crush my being. But before this thought saddens me even more, let’s get right to the point. Simply put, dairy is my friend, and there’s nothing stopping me from indulging in as…

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September 28, 2014

Revised menu unveiled

When the local establishment of the nationally iconic Bob’s Big Boy restaurant was forced to close due to a fire, the employees simply didn’t want to accept it. So, a few of them banded together and have opened a new restaurant with a new name: Bob’s Big Bear Diner. The new eatery, located in Waipahu…

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Getting Savvy with Samplers

You know those times when an impromptu, simple “catch-up” dinner with friends somehow morphs into a massive production that takes the entire day to plan? Arianna is vegetarian, Ryan loves steak, Jess had a late lunch yet still wants to join in the fun … and you? All you’re asking for is to enjoy a…

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June 1, 2014

Nothing beats a ‘Big Bear’ hug

His name was Happy, and by the time he got around to being my main squeeze (I was the youngest of three girls), he had been around the block and back and was pretty beat-up. One-eyed, balding badly in several spots and vaguely smelling of a hodge-podge of peanut butter, perfume and yesterday’s grilled cheese…

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Apple of my Eye

A is for apple, a fruit that holds prestige for being a so-called “superfruit.” Regardless of the type, apples are said to keep the doctor away and are the perfect addition to any weight-loss routine; thanks to their surplus of vitamins, minerals and fiber, not to mention the fact that apples are low in calories,…

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April 6, 2014

Beary Good News for Bob’s Diner

The news is spreading, and, yes, it’s true. Bob’s Big Boy in Mapunapuna has reopened, but under a different name and in a different location. Now called Bob’s Big Bear Diner and located in Waipahu, the restaurant may not look the same, but don’t worry. Bob’s Big Bear actually has the same menu, concept and…

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March 9, 2014

You’ll Get the Big Picture at Bob’s Big Bear

Bob’s Big Bear Diner is a well-named restaurant featuring a menu full of popular, and large, comfort food. After moving from its long time Mapunapuna location this January, the eatery formerly known as Bob’s Big Boy continues its focus on serving the kind of food people like — and at prices they can afford. A…

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February 2, 2014

Bob’s Big Bear Roars Back Into Action

LOCAL DINERS REJOICE: BOB’S IS BACK IN TOWN. Nearly five years after a fire forced the closure of its Mapunapuna location, the restaurant formerly known as Bob’s Big Boy Hawaii is back and better than ever under its new moniker: Bob’s Big Bear Diner. The popular family-friendly eatery originally opened in 1975, and was reborn…

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