Author Archive: Johnna

Johnna French is a Harlem NY native with deep roots in Washington, DC and North Carolina. All three 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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April Showers Bring Good Wines.
[ 0 ] April 20, 2018 |

April Showers Bring Good Wines.

Now it is beginning to feel like Spring!  With the weather ebbing and flowing these days between frigid cold and summer breezes, I do not know whether to pull out my hot chocolate or iced cold lemonade.  I do, however, know what wines I will be imbibing from here on out during the days of […]

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*New Recipe* Johnna’s Game Day Ribs Deviled Eggs
[ 0 ] March 26, 2018 |

*New Recipe* Johnna’s Game Day Ribs Deviled Eggs

I love this time of year.  It is one of the big game seasons giving me a reason to congregate with others as we yell at the screen supporting our favorite team or disavowing the opposing team.  With congregating comes the want for good eats.  Good eats should not monopolize your time to fellowship, however, […]

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Three Events You Do Not Want to Miss This Spring
[ 0 ] March 21, 2018 |

Three Events You Do Not Want to Miss This Spring

Get out your best Sia wigs! Commissary and The Washington Blade will host the third iteration of its pop icon bottomless brunch series, this time, Sia themed. The brunch will take place Saturday, April 7 from 8 AM-4 PM and feature themed dishes, cocktails, and SWAG. Guests are encouraged to wear Sia-inspired wigs. The best wigs will win prizes.  Unlimited mimosas […]

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Welcome to Spring:  2018 Spring Wine Fling
[ 0 ] March 20, 2018 |

Welcome to Spring: 2018 Spring Wine Fling

Though the weather does not reflect it, today is the official beginning of Spring.  With Spring in the District comes a plethora of events to enjoy Cherry Blossoms and the like.  Kicking things off with a fun event for the wine lover in you is the Spring Wine Fling.  Check out the deets below: Spring […]

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NOVA Restaurant Week Returns
[ 0 ] March 12, 2018 |

NOVA Restaurant Week Returns

Northern Virginia (NOVA) gets the culinary spotlight beginning March 19-March 26, 2018 during NOVA Restaurant Week.  NOVA Restaurant Week reminds me of why I love living in this area, there are two states and a District to choose from when it comes to dining.  NOVA is comprised of Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William counties; […]

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