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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Brunchin’ This Weekend:  Two Brunches to Try
[ 0 ] January 23, 2015 |

Brunchin’ This Weekend: Two Brunches to Try

Sundays become electric with a new live music series at Equinox Restaurant.  The buffet-style vegan brunch features a Scramble Station with made-to-order tofu scrambles featuring local ingredients delivered from area farmers, as well as stuffed French toast, Truffled Lentil “Cassoulet,” and other select seasonal dishes and pastries. During truffle season, guests may opt to add […]

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Time for a road trip?  Tips to make it Good.
[ 0 ] January 23, 2015 |

Time for a road trip? Tips to make it Good.

Road trips can be brutal, which is why I jumped at the opportunity to make my experience less brutal with the 2015 Chevy Tahoe.  With the navigation headed south, I hit the road for a week long getaway of eating and more eating.  The Tahoe was a welcome experience because it was the size of […]

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Where I’m Eating:  With My Personal Chef.
[ 0 ] January 22, 2015 |

Where I’m Eating: With My Personal Chef.

With a PhD in agriculture, Chef Jim Holderbaum left his job to pursue his passion as a personal chef.  Chef Holderbaum has traveled to more than 60 countries taking in cooking methods, flavors and food presentations that inspired him to start the new dining/catering concept called Range and Reef, serving Washington, DC, Baltimore and the Eastern […]

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Drinks on Me:  Skinnygirl Cocktails by Bethenny Frankel
[ 0 ] January 21, 2015 |

Drinks on Me: Skinnygirl Cocktails by Bethenny Frankel

The New Year consistently ushers in resolutions of more gym time, weight loss and other promises of a new “you” with the turn of the clock on December 31.  Giving up alcohol seems to be the first on the chopping block due to unnecessary calories, which is a valid argument until you have that unnecessarily […]

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7 Restaurants Serving Brunch on MLK Day
[ 0 ] January 16, 2015 |

7 Restaurants Serving Brunch on MLK Day

Copperwood Tavern, Shirlington Village’s farm-to-table restaurant located at 4021 Campbell Avenue, VA 22206, serves brunch Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM to 4 PM. Menu prices range from $4 to $18.  For additional information and reservations please visit http://www.copperwoodtavern.com/, or call (703) 552-8010. City Tap House DC, the craft beer centric restaurant located 901 9th Street, […]

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