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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Chocolates Galore + JKGF
[ 0 ] February 14, 2018 |

Chocolates Galore + JKGF

Chocolate and more chocolate will take over Lansdowne Resort and Spa in Lansdowne, Virginia from 7pm-11pm on February 23th, 2018.  JKGF will participate as a judge for the 31st Annual YMCA Chocolates Galore & More. The evening will feature tastings of hors d’oeuvre and dessert specialties from the area’s most talented chefs and bakers. You can […]

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The Day of Love is Upon Us.
[ 0 ] February 1, 2018 |

The Day of Love is Upon Us.

I am a sucker for Valentine’s Day. I have always been a fan of the day since I was a kid writing out my classmates’ names on my boxed Valentine’s Day cards.  Some years I have gotten tons of gifts from my beau, some years have been spent with Galentine’s and some have been spent […]

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#Lunchtime @BoldBite
[ 0 ] January 25, 2018 |

#Lunchtime @BoldBite

It has been a long time since I last ate at Bold Bite Market.  As a matter of fact, it has been a long time since I had lunch in Downtown Washington.  When the opportunity presented itself to revisit the fast-casual eatery, I jumped on it.  I left the house with a mission to go […]

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Healthy Options at Fast Casual Eateries?
[ 0 ] January 24, 2018 |

Healthy Options at Fast Casual Eateries?

Healthy Options at Fast Casual Eateries?

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Five Things I Learned About Restaurant Week.
[ 0 ] January 17, 2018 |

Five Things I Learned About Restaurant Week.

If you follow me on Instagram, then you got a look at some of the things to look forward to during DC’s Winter Restaurant Week.  Next week, January 22-28, 2018, 250 restaurants will feature $22 lunch and $35 dinner deals all across the region.  In past years, I have had mixed feelings about the celebrated […]

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