Get Healthy, Give Back

[ 0 ] March 9, 2011 |


Dining Out for Life is this Thursday (March 10, 2011).  By dining out at one of the 140 participating restaurants found here, you will instantly make a donation to Food & Friends, an organization dedicated to providing daily home-delivered meals to those fighting life-threatening illnesses such as HIV/AIDS and cancer.

-Want to give back but low on the cash to head out to a full blown dinner?  Well Roti Meditarranean Grill is hosting a Free Lunch Day this Thursday from 11 am to 1:30 pm and any voluntary donations will go directly to DC Central Kitchen.  Customers will receive a free sandwich, salad or Mediterranean plate (*must be in line by 1:30 pm).

-Get healthy at the grocery store.  Whole Foods Market of Alexandria is hosting the Healthy Eating Supper Club on March 10, 24 and 31 at 6:30 pm.  The Supper Club event includes cooking demos and discussions about healthy eating choices and healthy lifestyle choices.  Event is FREE but you must email to sign up (*20 person max).

-Speaking of healthy grocery store convos, Social Safeway will host a special nutrition talk and cooking demo on March 19, 2011 from 1-2:30 pm.  Fitness experts Josef Brandenburg and Natillie Rauch, co-owners of The Body You Want Fitness Training Systems, will be provide tips on how to incorporate good nutrition practices in your busy schedule.

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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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