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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Products We Love:  The New Vending Machines.
[ 0 ] April 16, 2014 |

Products We Love: The New Vending Machines.

Vending machines have certainly received a facelift.  Long gone are the days of 8 oz. canned sodas and stale potato chips.  Check out five new treats being offered down the chute: 1.       Farmer’s Fridge (US): Farmer’s Fridge boasts healthy and delicious salads and snacks on-the-go via an automated kiosk.  Packaged in recyclable plastic mason-like jars and made fresh each […]

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Dine out for Easter Supper?
[ 0 ] April 15, 2014 |

Dine out for Easter Supper?

Don’t feel like toying with lamb this year?  The thought of prepping a full throttle Easter Dinner causing you anxiety? Luckily DC restaurants are making it easier on the brain, here’s a roundup of places that will cook for you and the whole fam.  Happy Easter!! On Saturday, April 19, Café Dupont and Bar Dupont will host its first-ever […]

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Brunching:  Casa Oaxaca
[ 2 ] April 11, 2014 |

Brunching: Casa Oaxaca

Giving up cheese for lent and visiting a Mexican restaurant during this time was quite a mental challenge.  What do I order?  Cheese-less dishes at Casa Oaxaca were pretty easy to order and fulfilling.  Now do not get me wrong, I need to revisit this spot when cheese re-enters my diet but for there not […]

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Products We Like:  Hudson BBQ Sauce
[ 0 ] April 9, 2014 |

Products We Like: Hudson BBQ Sauce

Oh yes! Those were the words that spilled out of my mouth after my first taste of Hudson BBQ marinade.  Excitement for Spring and Summer BBQ’s rose as I envisioned the meats, shrimp skewers and veggies I can slap this sauce on for extra flavor.  Hudson’s has the spice factor of your favorite Cajun dish […]

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10 Ways to Celebrate the Cherry Blossoms…With Food & Drinks Of Course.
[ 0 ] April 8, 2014 |

10 Ways to Celebrate the Cherry Blossoms…With Food & Drinks Of Course.

The National Cherry Blossom Festival Dates are March 20-April 13, 2014. Park Hyatt Washington, located at 1201 24th Street NW, 20037, invites guests to reinvigorate after a cold winter with its Spring Cherry Blossom Package.  Guests receive a complimentary upgrade to a Premier Park Deluxe room, a pot of Cherry Blossom Green Tea from Park Hyatt Washington’s rare and […]

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