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, FOX 5 DC and WJLA (ABC Affiliate) News Channel 8. Johnna is currently airing on Comcast Sports Mid-Atlantic (CSN) show, Redskins Life, as the weekly tailgate host.

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$30 To See “The Money Fight” This Weekend.
[ 0 ] August 21, 2017 |

$30 To See “The Money Fight” This Weekend.

“The Money Fight” between Mayweather vs. McGregor has everyone in the sports world attention this weekend.  Watch here to see who will win the “big fight”. WHAT:  Old Town Pour House (212 Ellington Blvd., Gaithersburg, MD) WHERE: Old Town Pour House (212 Ellington Blvd.) WHEN: Saturday, August 26 at 8:30 p.m. COST: Tickets are $30 and must be purchased in advance, as this is a private […]

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The New Date Night:  Bowling or Bocce?
[ 0 ] August 17, 2017 |

The New Date Night: Bowling or Bocce?

Bowling alleys have certainly changed from the musty carpet and Cheese Whiz nachos that were served when I used to frequent these spots.  I recently had the opportunity to visit the newly opened Pinstripes Bistro-Bowling-Bocce in Bethesda and was pleasantly surprised by not only the décor but the food.  The food was flavorful and the […]

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Palm Done Right
[ 0 ] August 16, 2017 |

Palm Done Right

“Palm can be grown for good.” I did not know there was a problem but this tagline made me curious.  The campaign known as “Palm Done Right” is actually just a culmination of brands working together to show how “Palm Done Right” protects the environment, supports small farmers and provides customers with healthy and organic […]

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Happy Birthday!  Curly’s Turning 30 & Here’s The Recipe to Celebrate
[ 0 ] August 15, 2017 |

Happy Birthday! Curly’s Turning 30 & Here’s The Recipe to Celebrate

Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday to you, Happy Birthday dear Curly’s, Happy Birthday to you!  Curly’s BBQ turns 30 on August 15 and we are all in for the celebration.  Not looking a day over 10, the brand known for its fully cooked and ready to serve BBQ has been a staple in the […]

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#WinnersCircle
[ 0 ] July 31, 2017 |

#WinnersCircle

Fun times last night at the RAMMYS!!  Congrats to all the winners!!  Below are the winners from the 35th Annual RAMMY Awards: Employee of the Year: Joseph Cassis, PassionFish Bethesda Manager of the Year: John Grace, The Hamilton Rising Culinary Star of the Year: Ryan Ratino, Ripple Regional Food and Beverage Producer of the Year: DC Brau Brewing Company Favorite […]

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