Author Archive: Johnna

Johnna Rowe 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. Rowe, who still practices law, leads a team of three writers to cover the ever expanding Washington, DC food scene. Rowe 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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Beach Bod Ready??  Here’s The List To Help You Get There.
[ 0 ] May 20, 2015 |

Beach Bod Ready?? Here’s The List To Help You Get There.

The summer equals plenty of good eating and drinking, which can be counterproductive in achieving that beach bod.  Lucky for District residents, there are a plethora of gyms, classes, races and marathons for you to keep that tummy tucked and bum tight.  Here are JKGF picks of classes to check out that will surely not […]

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Etiquette Tuesday:  Before You Head To The Cookout…
[ 0 ] May 19, 2015 |

Etiquette Tuesday: Before You Head To The Cookout…

Memorial Day weekend is the official beginning of summer festivities.  Everyone (and I mean everyone) is having, attending or thinking about cooking out this weekend.  Yours truly has three and counting, which will mean plenty o’ chargrilled flavor and rum punch concoctions.  I thought this was the perfect time to share etiquette tips for the […]

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Dranks! @ The Gibson
[ 0 ] May 15, 2015 |

Dranks! @ The Gibson

The Gibson is one of my all time favorites in the city for craft cocktails.  They take the business very serious.  It intrigues me every time!  This Summer, the U Street speakeasy has put together a new menu with cocktail titles that will entice you to try them simply because of their names.  We stopped […]

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Weekend Budget=$7
[ 0 ] May 15, 2015 |

Weekend Budget=$7

Back by popular demand, Bonefish Grill – the fresh fish experts and winner of the 2015 Consumer Picks Best Seafood award – are offering guest favorites Bang Bang Shrimp® Tacos and Blackened Baja Fish Tacos (both served in Bonefish Grill’s original soft shell) and their original Fish + Chips. From May 12 through June 2, […]

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Where I’m Eating:  Bastille in Alexandria, VA
[ 0 ] May 14, 2015 |

Where I’m Eating: Bastille in Alexandria, VA

Spring equals weather worth standing in line for patio seating.  Lucky for the Washington, D.C. area, there are no shortage of places to soak up Vitamin D while dining on some of the areas best bites and sips.  Recently, we took a trip to Alexandria to check out the new digs at Bastille, a restaurant […]

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