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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Five Things I Learned About Restaurant Week.
[ 0 ] January 17, 2018 |

Five Things I Learned About Restaurant Week.

If you follow me on Instagram, then you got a look at some of the things to look forward to during DC’s Winter Restaurant Week.  Next week, January 22-28, 2018, 250 restaurants will feature $22 lunch and $35 dinner deals all across the region.  In past years, I have had mixed feelings about the celebrated […]

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Trying to Find the Best Supplements? Consider These 4 Tips
[ 0 ] January 12, 2018 |

Trying to Find the Best Supplements? Consider These 4 Tips

One of the most popular ways that people choose to get their daily dose of essential vitamins is by taking various supplements. There are many companies who specialize in these health enhancements like Gene Medics, which can make finding the right brand of supplements a bit difficult. You need to find the purest supplements that […]

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After singing ‘Auld Lang Syne’ …it’s time to celebrate this 10th birthday!
[ 0 ] December 27, 2017 |

After singing ‘Auld Lang Syne’ …it’s time to celebrate this 10th birthday!

Begin 2018 with a birthday celebration and bubbly??  Sign me up.  I am here for the 10th birthday celebration at Wildfire, Tysons Galleria, 3rd floor, McLean, VA, on Friday, January 26, 2018.  Executive Chefs Moreno Espinoza and Edwin Amaya will prepare and present a custom four-course menu, each paired with a sparkling wine from around the world.  The part […]

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Can this fit in a stocking?  If so, add this to list for the food lover in your life.
[ 0 ] December 20, 2017 |

Can this fit in a stocking? If so, add this to list for the food lover in your life.

Choosing the right frying pan is just as important as picking the right chef’s knife.  If you are cooking like I do (minimum three to four times a week) then you are spending a lot of time with your kitchen utensils.  My pans are one of my most used assets because 90% of my cooking […]

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*New Recipe* Johnna’s Pulled Pork Frittata
[ 0 ] December 14, 2017 |

*New Recipe* Johnna’s Pulled Pork Frittata

The holiday season is in full blast and each year I feel less and less prepared for the season.  Between trying to finalize the menus, putting up decorations and the long list of office holiday parties, exhaustion is an understatement.  I tend to nosh on things that make New Year’s resolutions more attractive with each […]

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