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Booyah: A Noun, A Verb, An Exclamation!

It’s a noun, a verb, an exclamation, and a hot bowl of everything but the kitchen sink. Booyah, a regional soup, holds a firm grip over the people of Green Bay and northeast Wisconsin at large. Residents take pride in preparing large batches of booyah (the soup) for a booyah (a gathering), whether at a park, church basement, or parking lot, so all can enjoy this hearty dish.


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