Author Archive: Johnna

Johnna French is a Harlem NY native with deep roots in Panama, Washington, DC and North Carolina. All four 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, FOX 5 DC and WJLA (ABC Affiliate) News Channel 8. During the 2016-2017 football season, Johnna aired on Comcast Sports Mid-Atlantic (CSN) show, Redskins Life, as the weekly tailgate host. Johnna is currently a regular contributor to the FOX Baltimore Weekend morning show.

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We Heart Cincinnati
[ 0 ] May 5, 2022 |

We Heart Cincinnati

JKGF had the pleasure of sharing a quick and easy macaroni salad recipe on WCPO Cincy Lifestyle for National Hoagie Day. Check it out here and enjoy your hoagies!: https://fb.watch/cPR5pDeKDy/

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Recipe Alert: DE-NADA’s Margarita
[ 0 ] May 5, 2022 |

Recipe Alert: DE-NADA’s Margarita

Happy Cinco de Mayo!! Salud! Margarita by Jillian Vose 2 oz DE-NADA Blanco Tequila  1 oz Fresh Lime Juice ¼ oz Agave Syrup  ¾ oz Combier (triple sec)  1 pinch of Kosher salt  Glassware: Old Fashioned Glass Garnish: None Method: Combine all ingredients into a shaker tin; shake vigorously with ice; then using both fine […]

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2022 RAMMY Awards Finalist Announced
[ 0 ] April 6, 2022 |

2022 RAMMY Awards Finalist Announced

*The winners will be named on Sunday, July 24, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The 2022 RAMMY Awards Finalists are (*denotes publicly voted category*): Joan Hisaoka Allied Member of the Year: The award is presented to an associate member who best exemplifies commitment to and support of RAMW. This award recipient is determined […]

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JKGF Book Club: Opal Lee and What It Means to Be Free
[ 0 ] March 23, 2022 |

JKGF Book Club: Opal Lee and What It Means to Be Free

I am looking forward to this year’s Juneteenth celebrations, for more reasons than one. “Opal Lee and What it Means to be Free” is one of those reasons. Teaching my three-year-old about the importance of Juneteenth is crucial to her education and this is one of my favorite ways to convey a message, through books. […]

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Bachelorette Bound
[ 0 ] March 11, 2022 |

Bachelorette Bound

JKGF is bachelorette party bound and what better way to do a proper send off than with the booze of our past?! Something old and something new make the cut for the weekend as the packaging and cocktail varieties have changed since my college drinking days. The Original Clubtails in a Can are apparently all […]

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