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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Adventures in Alabama.
[ 0 ] April 16, 2015 |

Adventures in Alabama.

Selma 50 took me to a foreign land.  A foreign land to yours truly because I had never ventured to this area of the south nor did I have a lot of interest in it before Selma 50.  Alabama is an interesting place.  Having a deep historical presence in the Civil Rights movement, Alabama offers […]

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Introducing Our Newest Section:  Johnna Knows Good Style (!!!)
[ 0 ] April 15, 2015 |

Introducing Our Newest Section: Johnna Knows Good Style (!!!)

Today kicks off the first installation of a new section entitled “Johnna Knows Good Style”, which joins the Johnna Knows Good Food family.  Food and fashion run hand-in-hand in my life.  I look forward to what will decorate my body each day as much as what is going to decorate my plate.  With an apron […]

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Good Deed Tuesday:  DCanter to Give Back.
[ 0 ] April 14, 2015 |

Good Deed Tuesday: DCanter to Give Back.

Yet another incentive to give back and drink plenty o’ wine: This Equal Pay Day, DCanter – Capitol Hill’s premier wine and beer boutique – is shedding a light on the roughly 22% pay disparity between men and women by helping Washingtonians give back – and savor a sweet discount.  Today, DCanter is offering female customers a 22% discount off […]

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Six Events to Add to Your Calendar this April
[ 0 ] April 3, 2015 |

Six Events to Add to Your Calendar this April

The Spring is one of the best times of year in the District.  Tons of events, the cherry blossoms and warmer temps make it one of the absolute best destinations.  April, the month in the heart of Spring, has a few events we thought Washingtonians and the like could appreciate as the temps drop.  Deets […]

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Brunch This Weekend:  Mango Tree
[ 0 ] April 3, 2015 |

Brunch This Weekend: Mango Tree

Newcomer Mango Tree DC, located at 929 H Street, NW, 20001 at CityCenterDC, will debut weekend brunch service beginning Saturday, April 4th.  Signature entrees include Mango Tree Eggs Benedict, Salmon Scrambled Eggs and Mango Tree Waffle.  Cocktails include the Traditional Mimosa and Mango Mimosa, which are priced at $8 to $12.  Brunch will be served Saturday and Sunday, from […]

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