Veteran Stories: Shipmates Forever

At age 91, Boone County resident Richard “Rich” Graham still has a sharp memory. He can clearly recall serving on not one, but two battleships while fighting the Japanese during World War II.

Korea: The Forgotten War Remembered

To reduce the odds of all-out war with the Soviet Union, President Truman called the Korean War a “police action,” but to the soldiers who fought, this proxy war was still war. Meet some of the men from our area who served.

Shogun and Izakaya 88: A Modern Twist on Japanese Cuisine

The newest addition to this longtime favorite takes a new spin on the Japanese restaurant as we know it. See what sets these twins apart.

Wedding Stories: Dream Destinations for Your Big Day

We’ve looked high and low for some of this area’s most spectacular wedding destinations. Discover some of our favorites, and discover exclusive content from the stories of couples who recently said “I do.”

JMK Nippon: From Japan to America, With Love

Meet the industrious family behind this longtime Asian favorite, and learn how it grew from a simple idea into one chef’s American Dream.

JMK Nippon

2551 N. Perryville Road, Rockford, Ill.
(815) 877-0505
www.jmkrockford.com

Explore Japanese Tea at Anderson Gardens Event

FROM ANDERSON JAPANESE GARDENS: ROCKFORD — Anderson Japanese Gardens is honored to offer a rare opportunity to participate in a yukimi chakai, a traditional Japanese Snow Viewing Tea Ceremony, on…
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Anderson Japanese Gardens Launches Tuesday Evening Concert Series

These world-class gardens are more than just a pretty sight. Now, they’re host to a fun weekly concert series.

Kochi Japan

Upscale/Casual Japanese. Fusion sushi hibachi & grill. Authentic cuisine: Kochi, hibachi, sushi, sashimi, Maki roll, steak, seafood.
7310 Walton St., Ste. B, Rockford, Ill.
(815) 391-8885

Kochi Japan: An Authentic Taste From Land of the Rising Sun

Guests crown it the best sushi in town, but that’s not all that’s on the menu. Learn about Rockford’s newest Asian restaurant and discover how its inventive manager keeps customers coming back.