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Zima is back! Here are 7 reasons why

Published June 6, 2017

When MillerCoors announced it was bringing back Zima, there were two response camps: those nostalgically excited for its return, and those who shuddered and said "blech." But the overarching question on both sides was why?


Yokohama will sling more than just ramen when it opens in May

Published April 26, 2017

More ramen is on the way to the East Side. Yokohama is preparing for a mid-May opening at 1932 E. Kenilworth Pl. in the former home of Yield Bar. And Yokohama aims to be not only a destination for ramen, but also a place where guests can experience a bit of Japanese culture.


Peru meets Japan in new Nikkei sushi offerings at C-Viche

Published Aug. 24, 2016

Before you gasp in disbelief that a restaurant specializing in Peruvian, Mexican and Ecuadorian fare serves sushi, we'd like to clarify it's not just any sushi. It's Nikkei sushi, a spectacular cross-pollination between Peruvian and Japanese cuisines.


11 things the new Milwaukee flag looks like

Published June 15, 2016

So, Milwaukee has a new flag - at least unofficially. Will it make its way to becoming the official flag of the city? That we don't know yet, but we do know the new design reminds Jessica McBride of ... something. 11 somethings to be exact, listed here.


Carmen student travels to Japan to join discussion about world peace

Published March 21, 2016

Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service reports Alvin Watts, a 16-year-old sophomore at Carmen Northwest High School, is one of two U.S. students selected to be part of a Group of Seven Youth Summit designed to create conversations about international peace.

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Asia Diplomacy Uneven for Obama

In relatively slow but steady fashion, the Obama administration has been filling diplomatic posts. John Roos, head of the powerful Silicon Valley law firm of Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich and Rosati, reportedly is about to be named Ambassador to Japan. He is close to President Obama and a major campa...

Secretary Clinton in Asia

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton began her Asia trip by visiting Japan, still the most important ally of the United States in that massive region despite the rise of China. Asia nations in total account for a steadily growing share the global economy. Since 1985, total U.S. trade with Asia has ...

Japan is safe? HA!

I was recently the victim of a random act of violence. To set the scene: I was traveling home in the sardine can known as the Odakyu line on a weeknight around 9:30 p.m. The commuter in the seat next to the door had decided that getting a seat wasn’t enough — he also wanted the meta...

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