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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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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As Seen On…
[ 0 ] August 11, 2014 |

As Seen On…

In case you missed it, here are the Top Five Places to Stay Cool & Stuffed this August as seen on my segment last week on ABC 7, Channel 8 Let’s Talk Live DC. The Taste of Linganore is August 10 (12 pm- 5 pm) and the event will showcase some of Frederick, Baltimore and […]

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This Weekend:  Food Crawl
[ 0 ] August 8, 2014 |

This Weekend: Food Crawl

Since the days of the bar crawls are fading in Virginia, it’s refreshing to see that you can still crawl around the neighborhood with good company.  This time the mission is for food.  This weekend RUNINOut gets the party started with Clarendon’s 1st Food Crawl.  Check out the deets below: On Saturday August 9, RUNINOut and Social Group DC will […]

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Where I’m Eating:  Uncle Paul’s Pop Up Kitchen
[ 0 ] August 7, 2014 |

Where I’m Eating: Uncle Paul’s Pop Up Kitchen

I recently visited Water & Wall’s Pop Up, Uncle Paul’s Kitchen, which pays homage to Chef Tim Ma’s Uncle who paved the way for his culinary career (*see the full story here).  I will admit I was a bit taken aback when the dishes began arriving at the table where I had expected a more […]

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