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. 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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Where to Eat in Door County?
[ 0 ] August 15, 2018 |

Where to Eat in Door County?

  Recently, I told you about Wisconsin’s Door County and why families who love the outdoors in the D.C. area should visit here.  I would be remiss if I did not tell you what to eat here.  Cherry pies, ice cream and Swedish treats (yes, Swedish) will make sure you and the family are never […]

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Healthier Alternatives To Those Bad-For-You Foods And Drinks
[ 0 ] August 9, 2018 |

Healthier Alternatives To Those Bad-For-You Foods And Drinks

(image) You know, and we know that there are foods that are simply bad for us! And yet we still fall prey to temptation. Those unhealthy choices are terrible for our calorie intake and overall health, but you have to admit it, they sure do taste good! If only green beans were as attractive as […]

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Six Events To Add To Your Calendar.
[ 0 ] August 6, 2018 |

Six Events To Add To Your Calendar.

Summer Restaurant Week 2018 The Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) will host Summer Restaurant Week, August 13-19, inviting participating restaurants to offer three-course lunches for $22 and three-course dinners for $35, excluding tax and gratuity at each location. Select restaurants including 701 Restaurant, All Set Restaurant & Bar, Ambar, Ambar Clarendon, BABA, Bibiana, Bindaas […]

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Still Time to Get Off the Radar Before Summers End
[ 0 ] August 2, 2018 |

Still Time to Get Off the Radar Before Summers End

It can be a challenge to get off the radar in the Washington, D.C. area.  The quick getaways turn into running into a colleague or two on vacation with their families or running into any random person from your past spent in this area.  For an area that spreads across two states and a District, […]

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A vacation for you, a vacation for the kids.
[ 0 ] June 14, 2018 |

A vacation for you, a vacation for the kids.

Looking for kid-friendly things to do during the summer months can be a challenge if you are also trying to find something that adults also want to indulge in especially if you are not looking for the beach scene.  A recent trip to the Blue Ridge Mountains surrounding Roanoke, Virginia opened my eyes to a […]

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