The Washington Post

Lavanya Ramanathan

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Italian, Irish, Jewish, Vietnamese and Ethio­pian immigrants have all been in that situation. Syrians are just the latest.

  • Feb 3, 2016

The Brazilian star plays a free concert and an indie-rock twosome reunite.

  • Jan 28, 2016

Milk and eggs, check. Now for the ice cream cake and the Flamin’ Hot Cheetos.

  • Jan 22, 2016

What’s more American than being from somewhere else?

  • Jan 17, 2016

No longer are vegetables “just the penalty box for people who don’t eat meat.“

  • Jan 7, 2016

There isn’t much on the calendar after the holidays, so take note of these excellent shows.

  • Dec 31, 2015

At Washington restaurants, the vegetable-focused dining trend is taking root, filling plates with sunchoke, rutabaga and bitter melon.

  • Dec 22, 2015

The invite says “Bring your significant other.” But taking the wrong person to meet the boss is the ultimate party foul.

  • Dec 9, 2015

For grown-ups longing for that childlike feeling, Miracle on Seventh Street offers tinsel, lights and cheer.

  • Dec 3, 2015

“Master of None” teaches us that a show that looks like America shouldn’t have to feel extraordinary.

  • Nov 29, 2015
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