Food.Fun.Stuff: Congrats and Eating Burgers

[ 0 ] June 30, 2009 |

*Congrats to all those who competed in the JKGF Giveaway for $10 HomeMade Pizza Co. gift cards!! The competition was tough but we were able to narrow it down to 5 winners and the grill combinations are fantastic…we can taste them now…Stay tuned because we will be having more giveaways soon;-) Thanks for reading and participating!

*Now for something that does not come to the District often…A Burger Eating Contest! On Thursday, July 2, 2009 (12 pm), Z Burger will be hosting the “Independence Burger Eating Championship”. There will be some serious competition in the building with professional burger eaters coming in from as far as Canada. The prizes are the best part though: 1st. place=$1,500 cash, $1,000 worth of Z Burger food and a trophy, 2nd place=$750 cash and a trophy and 3rd place=$500 and a trophy. Part of the proceeds will go to the Hope House Foundation.

Want to be a contestant?? Shoot an email to

Do you think you could eat that many burgers?? And with the size of Z Burgers, we really want to know who has a stomach that could humanly fit more than one inside? Can’t wait til Thursday;-)

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Johnna French is a Harlem NY native with deep roots in Panama, Washington, DC and North Carolina. All four places have heavily influenced her life and the foods she loves today. After graduating Howard University School of Law and beginning her life as a young professional in the city she was led to start Johnna Knows Good Food in November 2007 to keep family, friends and colleagues updated on where to go and what to eat while dining in the nation’s capitol. French, who still practices law, leads a team of three writers to cover the ever expanding Washington, DC food scene. French has been featured in print and television, appearing in Washingtonian Magazine and is a regular contributor to various local TV affiliates including WUSA 9, FOX 5 DC and WJLA (ABC Affiliate) News Channel 8. During the 2016-2017 football season, Johnna aired on Comcast Sports Mid-Atlantic (CSN) show, Redskins Life, as the weekly tailgate host. Johnna is currently a regular contributor to the FOX Baltimore Weekend morning show.

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