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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Celebrate Women’s History Month With Products By These Ladies Making Moves in Food & Beverage
[ 0 ] March 26, 2015 |

Celebrate Women’s History Month With Products By These Ladies Making Moves in Food & Beverage

March is Women’s History Month and to wrap up the celebration, JKGF sought out a couple of women making major moves in the food and beverage industry.  The ladies of Truvée Wines and FOU-DRÉ vodka are taking over the local beverage scene with products that have garnered world wide appeal.  Deets below: Truvée Wines Born from a […]

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Follow Your Heart?
[ 0 ] March 25, 2015 |

Follow Your Heart?

I am obsessed with vegan cheese.  Being a dairy cheese lover has its challenges when one is realizing that they may be lactose intolerant.  I began to search for cheese alternatives when I realized whole milk was not my stomachs friend.  When Follow Your Heart vegan cheese reached out to JKGF to give it a […]

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Etiquette Tuesday:  Expanding…to the Metro.
[ 0 ] March 24, 2015 |

Etiquette Tuesday: Expanding…to the Metro.

Etiquette Tuesday has been forced to expand on the tips of the week.  WMATA (Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority) will make you do it.  Catching the metro on a regular basis creates new material for etiquette even if that etiquette does not include food.  This week’s tip is:  Share the Pole.  If you catch the […]

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Three Different Ways to Cook Steak
[ 0 ] March 20, 2015 |

Three Different Ways to Cook Steak

When most of us prepare a steak, we fry it. It’s the easiest and quickest way to cook this meat and, let’s face it; it’s super tasty! However, I challenge you to try something different next time you cook your steak. There are so many other interesting and delicious ways to prepare this red meat, […]

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Good Deed Tuesday:  #pieitforward
[ 0 ] March 17, 2015 |

Good Deed Tuesday: #pieitforward

Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab (Joe’s) invites Washington to #pieitforward in March with a slice of Chocolate Dipped Strawberry Ice Cream Pie with Marshmallow Sauce. This treat features a crunchy Oreo cookie crust layered with strawberry ice cream, topped with chocolate ganache, and served with a marshmallow cream.  Throughout March, Joe’s will donate […]

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