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[ 0 ] July 25, 2012 |

Yo! Sushi California Rolls


Yo! Sushi opened this week in Union Station.  I got a taste when they opened their doors, see my thoughts here.

Mayfair & Pine opened it’s doors last week with a grand opening celebration in the Glover Park neighborhood.  The pub style restaurant/bar is housed in the space previously belonging to Town Hall (which has moved up the block).

Chef Jamie Leeds and Gina Chersevani came together to open Hank’s Oyster Bar & The Eddy on Capitol Hill.  The 40-seat restaurant features familiar dishes from Chef Leed’s Dupont & Old Town locations.  The 20-seat bar features Gina’s  notorious handcrafted cocktails.

Penn Social opened this month in the space once belonging to Riot Act Comedy (apparently DC doesn’t do live comedy…).  Slated to be the new adult playground with skeeball and shuffleboard in the building, Penn Social will also serve a full lunch and dinner menu.

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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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