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 and WJLA’s News Channel 8.

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In Case You Missed It:  JKGF Talking Off-The-Radar Destinations
[ 0 ] June 28, 2016 |

In Case You Missed It: JKGF Talking Off-The-Radar Destinations

In case you missed it, JKGF visited Let’s Talk Live Washington (ABC7 WJLA) to share off-the-radar spots for Washingtonians to sneak away to this summer.  Where are you sneaking off to this summer??

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Etiquette Tuesday:  The Land of Oz
[ 0 ] June 28, 2016 |

Etiquette Tuesday: The Land of Oz

It is hit or miss to meet a restaurant owner around these parts that is in it for more than the money versus bringing new flavors to the area that truly resonate with them and the region’s evolving palate.  This week’s Etiquette Tip is:  restaurant owners need to show love too.  After nine years and […]

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Where to Host the Next Group Dinner
[ 0 ] June 27, 2016 |

Where to Host the Next Group Dinner

Tysons Corner has become the hub for a growing food scene and contemporary living in this area of Northern Virginia.  Insomuch as it is becoming the epicenter, it is attracting Downtown city dwellers to the thriving area with events such as the Lagunitas Brewing Co. Beer Dinner.  Recently, I revisited Wildfire Steaks, Chops & Seafood, […]

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Putting the Pressure On.
[ 2 ] June 22, 2016 |

Putting the Pressure On.

Making fresh preserves has been a long time interest of mine but I never got the chance or patience to finally do it.  That day arrived when Power Pressure Cooker XL™ from TriStar Products came to my front door and I was now forced to face what I had been procrastinating on for so long.  Again, […]

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Is It Time for Cocktails?
[ 0 ] June 17, 2016 |

Is It Time for Cocktails?

Tyson’s Corner is making it enticing for the Washingtonian to consider this as another hangout headquarters.  The Metro has extended the Silver Line out to this part of Northern Virginia, making it a viable option for happy hour when you need to escape the usual suspect neighborhoods.  Besides the shopping, which used to be the central […]

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