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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Gi.Ve.Aw.Ay.  Johnna’s BBQ Elote
[ 0 ] May 29, 2017 |

Gi.Ve.Aw.Ay. Johnna’s BBQ Elote

Disclaimer: This post is a collaboration as a Curly’s BBQ Ambassador for 2017. Summer is right around the corner, so if you want to kick-back with a great recipe and getaway, then ENTER FOR A CHANCE TO WIN a trip for four for seven days on a cruise trip at Sweeps.RoadTripEats.com. Sweepstakes lasts from May […]

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Spending Time with Cameron Hughes This Summer
[ 0 ] May 25, 2017 |

Spending Time with Cameron Hughes This Summer

It is that time of year again when sitting outside is more appealing than being locked in your office all day. Personally, I prefer a crisp glass of wine with that outdoor time and jumped at the opportunity to taste wines procured by Cameron Hughes.  Cameron Hughes wines are unique to the affordable wine world […]

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These Events Have Our Attention This Summer.
[ 0 ] May 22, 2017 |

These Events Have Our Attention This Summer.

On Monday, June 19th, 40 of the area’s chefs and mixologists will serve up tastings of their signature dishes at Chef’s Best Dinner & Auction. Hosted at the Marriott Marquis, Chef’s Best will benefit Food & Friends, a non-profit organization based in Washington, DC that provides life-sustaining meals to those living with HIV/AIDS, cancer, and other serious illnesses. On […]

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Etete Just Changed the Way You Look at Ethiopian Cuisine
[ 0 ] April 27, 2017 |

Etete Just Changed the Way You Look at Ethiopian Cuisine

Ethiopian food is my thing. If you come to D.C. for a visit or to live, you can guarantee that will be the first place I will ask you out to eat.  I usually know who is going to love it and who is going to hate it.  Anyone that inquires about rice will fall […]

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Monday Funday:  Social Cigar Night
[ 0 ] April 24, 2017 |

Monday Funday: Social Cigar Night

Social Cigar Night has launched at Sakerum on Mondays exclusively on the restaurants 50-seat enclosed rooftop from 7:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.  Guests are welcome to bring their own cigars for an $8 cutting fee, or purchase one from Sakerum’s extensive collection.  Cigars being offered include Oliva V No 4; Camacho American Barrel Aged; Rocky Patel The […]

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