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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Try It & You Could Win a Trip to Phoenix:  Johnna’s Smac N’ Cheese
[ 0 ] February 6, 2017 |

Try It & You Could Win a Trip to Phoenix: Johnna’s Smac N’ Cheese

This time of the year, it’s all about basketball and junk food. Typically, I dread and look forward to game day foods because I know how many calories I am capable of consuming in a single serving.  Chips, dips, cheese times a thousand and everything else nice, I truly indulge.  This year, I am taking […]

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Do You Like Chocolate?
[ 0 ] February 1, 2017 |

Do You Like Chocolate?

Chocolate and more chocolate will take over Lansdowne Resort and Spa in Lansdowne, Virginia from 7pm-11pm on February 24th, 2017.  JKGF will participate as a judge for the 30th Annual YMCA Chocolates Galore & More. The evening will feature tastings of hors d’oeuvre and dessert specialties from the area’s most talented chefs and bakers. You can […]

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Sip & Dry
[ 0 ] January 25, 2017 |

Sip & Dry

There a few things I am fussy about when it comes to beauty care mostly because I take the simplistic approach to these things.  Less is better.  The one thing I am anal about, however, is my hair.  I loathe doing my hair so I take the easiest approach to the process by having it […]

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Besides Brunch, Washingtonians Love a Good Happy Hour…
[ 0 ] January 13, 2017 |

Besides Brunch, Washingtonians Love a Good Happy Hour…

Happy Hour at Quarter + Glory

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Authentic Greek Food Alert.  (Seriously, It Is The Real Thing)
[ 0 ] January 12, 2017 |

Authentic Greek Food Alert. (Seriously, It Is The Real Thing)

Before the holidays, I visited Alfa Piehouse and tried super hard not to binge eat everything.  The temptation was real especially where all of the dishes are authentic Greek.  Authentic is an overused word in this town with a lot of places claiming to have the flavors of their touted country but failing to truly […]

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