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 and WJLA’s News Channel 8.

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Gi.Ve.Aw.Ay.  With Tons of Cheese & A Trip to Norway.
[ 0 ] August 24, 2016 |

Gi.Ve.Aw.Ay. With Tons of Cheese & A Trip to Norway.

Jarlsberg® Cheese is celebrating their 60th anniversary with a giveaway that could land you in Norway.  Jarlsberg® Cheese fans can enter the Jarlsberg® Cheese Weekly Perfect Pairing Giveaway for a chance to win a trip to Norway from now – Sept. 12, 2016.  Enter daily at www.jarlsbergusa.com where Jarlsberg® Cheese is giving away 6 trips to Norway to 6 pairs of Jarlsberg® cheese […]

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Good Deed Tuesday:  Silver
[ 0 ] August 23, 2016 |

Good Deed Tuesday: Silver

“Good deeds make the heart smile.” -Johnna French See what newcomer, Silver, is serving up on this Good Deed Tuesday.  Happy Tuesday! Silver, the new restaurant in Bethesda, announced it will hold two fundraisers during the month of September for The Children’s Inn at NIH. In honor of September being Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, Silver […]

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Dining Cliff’s Notes As We Creep Up on September…
[ 0 ] August 22, 2016 |

Dining Cliff’s Notes As We Creep Up on September…

1. The second annual Dine Out Tysons Restaurant Week, presented by the Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce, will run from Monday, August 22 – Sunday, August 28, 2016.  Local favorites such as Wildfire will participate. 2. Sakerum, a new sushi bar, Asian-Latin restaurant and cocktail lounge from Stephanos Andreou, will open a few blocks away from the intersection […]

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There’s a Log Cabin in City Center.  And it has a happy hour.
[ 0 ] August 5, 2016 |

There’s a Log Cabin in City Center. And it has a happy hour.

BOE has changed the looks of things from the sleek, sexy all white décor that used to take up the space at 777 9th Street, NW.  This, however, still is the sexiest log cabin décor I have ever layed eyes on.  Far from thinking smores when I enter the place, the menu does nothing to […]

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#12-courselife
[ 0 ] August 4, 2016 |

#12-courselife

When the already popular want to get more popular, they have to up the ante on their product.  That is the approach that Masa 14 is taking and from the looks of things, it seems to be working.  The popular 14th street Asian fusion restaurant has added a 12-course chef’s tasting menu to list of […]

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