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.

rss feed

Where to Eat Next Weekend?  Bastille “Wake Up In Cuba” Brunch.
[ 0 ] August 28, 2015 |

Where to Eat Next Weekend? Bastille “Wake Up In Cuba” Brunch.

Haven’t booked your flight to Cuba yet?  Get your palate ready with this brunch.  In light of the raising of the American flag at the Embassy in Havana, Bastille (606 N Fayette St., Alexandria) has planned a special one-time brunch featuring a contemporary takes on classic Cuban favorites.  The “Wake up in Cuba” brunch is […]

Read More

Dinner Party Decor: Simple Ways to Get Creative
[ 0 ] August 26, 2015 |

Dinner Party Decor: Simple Ways to Get Creative

By Kaitlin Krull Having friends over for dinner ought to be fun and relaxing, but for most of us it ends up becoming a flurry of stressful preparations and haphazard decorations. At Modernize, we are always looking for ways to take the stress out of decorating your home, especially for a party. Check out these […]

Read More

Brunch this Weekend:  Wildfire Steak, Chops & Seafood
[ 0 ] August 21, 2015 |

Brunch this Weekend: Wildfire Steak, Chops & Seafood

I have been spending a lot of time in Tysons Corner recently and it is beginning to feel like its own mini city.  They have all of attributes of downtown DC now:  a metro, restaurants and actually better shopping.  Brunch was easy to find too while on a visit out there and Wildfire was the […]

Read More

A Rooftop Pool Summer Soiree for DC Central Kitchen
[ 0 ] August 20, 2015 |

A Rooftop Pool Summer Soiree for DC Central Kitchen

A pool, a good cause and happy hour?  Yes, please. Join the good folks at the Liaison Capitol Hill’s rooftop pool & lounge Thursday, August 27 for a Summer Soiree benefiting DC Central Kitchen, a local non-profit that reduces hunger with recycled food and trains unemployed adults for culinary careers. Tickets $35 per person (early […]

Read More

Special Delivery:  Peapod Delivers Local Produce…And $100 For You.
[ 0 ] August 19, 2015 |

Special Delivery: Peapod Delivers Local Produce…And $100 For You.

Peapod by Giant has been around for years and I finally got a chance to try it.  The wait was primarily associated with the guilt of laziness for wanting my groceries delivered to my door when my grocery store is within a one block radius.  Another reason was associated with what it would cost for […]

Read More