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. Johnna is currently airing on Comcast Sports Mid-Atlantic (CSN) show, Redskins Life, as the weekly tailgate host.

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Palm Done Right
[ 0 ] August 16, 2017 |

Palm Done Right

“Palm can be grown for good.” I did not know there was a problem but this tagline made me curious.  The campaign known as “Palm Done Right” is actually just a culmination of brands working together to show how “Palm Done Right” protects the environment, supports small farmers and provides customers with healthy and organic […]

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Happy Birthday!  Curly’s Turning 30 & Here’s The Recipe to Celebrate
[ 0 ] August 15, 2017 |

Happy Birthday! Curly’s Turning 30 & Here’s The Recipe to Celebrate

Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday dear Curly’s, Happy Birthday to you!  Curly’s BBQ turns 30 on August 15 and we are all in for the celebration.  Not looking a day over 10, the brand known for its fully cooked and ready to serve BBQ has been a staple in the […]

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#WinnersCircle
[ 0 ] July 31, 2017 |

#WinnersCircle

Fun times last night at the RAMMYS!!  Congrats to all the winners!!  Below are the winners from the 35th Annual RAMMY Awards: Employee of the Year: Joseph Cassis, PassionFish Bethesda Manager of the Year: John Grace, The Hamilton Rising Culinary Star of the Year: Ryan Ratino, Ripple Regional Food and Beverage Producer of the Year: DC Brau Brewing Company Favorite […]

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I Love a Good Discount.
[ 0 ] July 24, 2017 |

I Love a Good Discount.

The Queen of coupon collecting writes to you today to tell you all about Groupon coupons.  Who knew?!  Before I buy anything online, I like to do a quick search of #freebies and/or #coupons for whatever I am purchasing (you would be surprised how many wallets, knick knacks, etc. have been damn near free because […]

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Back to the Land of Oz
[ 0 ] July 13, 2017 |

Back to the Land of Oz

Summer is in full swing and watermelons are all the rage, which is why it came as no surprise when they popped up on Oz Restaurant & Bar’s new menu.  Paired with feta crumbles and watermelon vinaigrette, you get a light summertime salad highlighting the seasons most adorned fruit.  Not being much of a watermelon […]

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