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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This Fall:  Signature Chefs Gala 2014
[ 0 ] August 29, 2014 |

This Fall: Signature Chefs Gala 2014

Fall is one of our favorite seasons of the year!  Besides Ocktoberfest, salivating over Fall flavors and stalking Fall fashion, the March of Dimes Signature Chefs Gala has become apart of our yearly regime.  An amazing function that raises funds to keep our babies healthy and strong basically sums up our reason for joining the […]

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Best Bathrooms in DC
[ 0 ] August 28, 2014 |

Best Bathrooms in DC

If you have ever had dinner, drinks or anything consisting of more than 30 minutes in a restaurant space with yours truly, then you know how I ALWAYS use the restaurant bathroom.  This is not a gross post, but a post for those that love all things restaurants including where you powder your face before […]

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5 Places to Go When The Wait Is Too Long at These Other 5 Places
[ 0 ] August 27, 2014 |

5 Places to Go When The Wait Is Too Long at These Other 5 Places

It was on a freezing cold night that I had an epiphany about this post.  Where do you go when you cannot get in??  There are many, many places in the District to eat but there are those select few that you can almost never get in unless your luck has made you a lottery […]

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Where to Brunch This Weekend: Macon Bistro & Larder
[ 0 ] August 22, 2014 |

Where to Brunch This Weekend: Macon Bistro & Larder

Macon Bistro & Larder can easily become one of my favorite restaurants in the Chevy Chase neighborhood.  Essie’s Biscuits and Bacon Gravy hold enough weight to win the dish of the year.  The restaurant marries the cuisines found in Macon, Georgia and Mâcon, France, which is where the owner/Executive Chef, Tony Brown spent much of […]

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Good Deed Tuesday: My Kinda Party.
[ 0 ] August 12, 2014 |

Good Deed Tuesday: My Kinda Party.

Monday, August 18th at 6:30p, Winston Lord and Jason Yoo along with star chefs Cathal Armstrong of Restaurant Eve, Will Artley of Pizzeria Orso, Rock Harper of DC Central Kitchen, Marjorie Meek-Bradley of Ripple and Todd Thrasher of Restaurant Eve are hosting a full-body cardio party at the newly opened SoulCycle studio at 2301 M Street […]

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