Food.Fun.Stuff: In and Around the District…

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>Free Wine Tasting @ Bistrot Lepic– When we heard they would be serving up Free Champagne tonight, our ears definitely perked up. Free wine is pretty common in the District, somebody’s always got something new for you to taste but champagne does not come around very often. Nonetheless, Bistrot offers up Free wine every Tuesday from 6 pm-8 pm and we’re going to join in on the festivities. Cheers!

>Good Food, Good Students- Readers Digest alongside Share Our Strength and the Food Network officially unveiled an edible “Good Food Garden” (*Garden shown above) won by Roosevelt Senior High School (Washington, DC) on last Tuesday, October 27, 2009. This school was the one out of five schools to win this contest announced on To finish things off, Roosevelt’s culinary arts students prepared a continental breakfast that included mango sweet nut bread and flaky dill biscuits (*Yum). Congrats!

>Tallula is hosting a dinner next Tuesday in honor of Vinedos de Ithaca’s, a small production winery located in the Priorat region of northwestern Spain. The owner and winemaker, Silvia Puig will be on hand to answer all questions relating to the production of these wines. Chef Barry Koslow has created a menu that compliments each wine for the dinner including Lobster Ravioli and Venison with chestnuts and currants.

The Where: Tallula, 2761 Washington Blvd., Arlington, VA

The When: Tuesday, November 10, 2009 @ 7 pm

The Money: $55 per person (*includes three-course dinner with wine pairings, tax and tip not included)

>Food Bloggers Unite- Tomorrow night at the Black Squirrel there will be plenty of talks about Cuisinart, KitchenAids and the likes as D.C.’s food bloggers join together for another happy hour.

The Where: Black Squirrel, Washington, D.C.

The When: Wednesday, November 4, 2009, 6 pm-8 pm

Category: Announcements, Food.Fun.Stuff., Washington D.C.

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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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