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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The Hardest Brunch on the Scene:  Ready to TOAST
[ 0 ] October 31, 2014 |

The Hardest Brunch on the Scene: Ready to TOAST

Celebrating one of the greatest rappers of all time, Ready to TOAST, will pay homage to the Notorious B.I.G. with a brunch full of mimosa’s, food and 90’s classics at New Town Kitchen & Bar.  Get the full deets below: Ready to TOAST will celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the classic album Ready To Die […]

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New Menu Alert:  Mari Vanna
[ 0 ] October 30, 2014 |

New Menu Alert: Mari Vanna

Mari Vanna has a new menu, check out the deets below: Mari Vanna launches a new menu today featuring the hearty and savory flavors of Fall and Winter. Executive Chef Azamat Zhanizakov has added a handful of appetizers, entrees and desserts to the menu in honor of the colder seasons.  Guests can expect to nosh on new items such as Chebureki (two pan-fried […]

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Where I’m Eating:  @SiloDC919
[ 0 ] October 30, 2014 |

Where I’m Eating: @SiloDC919

Silo is the new kid on the block.  Actually, it might be the only kid on the block now that I think of it.  That does not take away from the competition it has on the east and west of it in the Mount Vernon DC neighborhood.  Rustic in style and classic in cuisine, Silo […]

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We’re All About the Sakara Life.
[ 0 ] October 29, 2014 |

We’re All About the Sakara Life.

Anything that says “Victoria Secrets Fave” in the headline alongside wanting me to give it a try already has me sold.  At least its sold my curiousity.  The struggle of being a food blogger and keeping a relatively healthy weight/lifestyle is one of the toughest things I have had to do in my life!  If […]

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Good Deed Tuesday:  Cha Cha for Charity
[ 0 ] October 28, 2014 |

Good Deed Tuesday: Cha Cha for Charity

Good Deed Tuesday continues with this week’s spotlight on Cha Cha for Charity.  See deets below: A Brunch to Benefit The Wanda Alston House! The Wanda Alston House is the first and only housing program in Washington D.C. that is solely dedicated to offering pre-independent living and support services to homeless, at risk gay, lesbian, […]

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