Category: Johnna’s Pick of the Week

Johnna’s Pick of the Week: Taberna’s New Tapas
[ 0 ] May 12, 2011 |

Johnna’s Pick of the Week: Taberna’s New Tapas

Honestly, the first thought that comes to mind when I think of tapas is:  not enough.  Staying true to their original purpose, snacks/appetizers in Spanish cuisine, they are no more than 1-2 spoonfuls of food spread out on a small plate.  For yours truly, this is appropriate when my appetite is not begging for more […]

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Johnna’s Pick of the Week: Red Rooster (NY)
[ 0 ] April 7, 2011 |

Johnna’s Pick of the Week: Red Rooster (NY)

Everytime I go back to Harlem, something is new.  Next up: the Red Rooster.  Ten years ago, the thought of a chef like Marcus Samuelsson in Harlem would have resulted in calm chuckle and side eye from yours truly.  Now some odd years later, the streets I used to run up and down while sucking […]

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Johnna’s Pick of the Week: minibar (DC)
[ 2 ] March 24, 2011 |

Johnna’s Pick of the Week: minibar (DC)

I bumped into this dinner.  Bumped into? Yeah, I was not supposed to spend a night of the most innovative, succulent dishes with someone I did not know and spend $230 on a random Saturday evening, but it happened.  In my life, I have no regrets and this night was no exception.  Twenty-seven courses of […]

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Johnna’s Pick of the Week: G Natural and G2 Natural
[ 0 ] June 24, 2010 |

Johnna’s Pick of the Week: G Natural and G2 Natural

 The only time I reach for a Gatorade is the night after…the night after a hangover (*Off the record, Gatorade is one of the best things that happened to recovering from a hangover…). That was until I had an opportunity to taste the G Series: G Natural and G2 Natural from Gatorade. Created with the […]

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Johnna’s Pick of the Week: Nam-Viet (DC)
[ 0 ] May 13, 2010 |

Johnna’s Pick of the Week: Nam-Viet (DC)

The neighborhood restaurant. That is probably the best way to describe Nam-Viet. With two locations in the DMV, Nam-Viet is not new to the neighborhood, rather a place that is a part of the culture in its designated locations. The one we are most familiar with is the one in Cleveland Park, which offers the […]

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