Anna Luisa Rodriguez

Washington, D.C.

Food editorial aide

Education: University of Wisconsin at Madison, BA in English and International Studies; London School of Economics, MS in Media and Communications

Anna Rodriguez is the editorial aide for the Food section. She interned at District Magazine in Dublin, Ireland, and worked front of house at a farm-to-table restaurant in Minneapolis before joining The Washington Post in 2022. Anna also writes a biweekly newsletter about culture and connection in troubling times called Thanks, We Hate It. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and the London School of Economics, where her dissertation analyzed representations of Mexico in contemporary American food and travel television.
Latest from Anna Luisa Rodriguez

6 vegan recipes packed with protein and flavor

These delicious, super-satisfying meals are plant-based and protein-packed, making great dinner options whether you're vegan or not.

December 7, 2022

7 saucy risotto recipes for warming, filling meals

Risotto recipes ranging from hands-off in the Instant Pot to stovetop ones that are worth the effort.

November 30, 2022

A sweet and spicy sauce makes this vegetarian asado worth celebrating

The rich sauce is flavored with Mexican chocolate, cumin, oregano, bay and orange.

November 22, 2022

    14 holiday appetizers and drinks for parties big and small

    Whet everyone's appetite before the big holiday meal with these festive appetizer and cocktail ideas.

    November 19, 2022

      7 rich gravy recipes that are full of umami flavor

      These gravy recipes are just what you need to jazz up a roast dinner.

      November 18, 2022

      Thanksgiving dinner for 2: Menus and tips for a tasty, practical meal

      Thanksgiving is all about abundance, but you can still have a beautiful, satisfying meal for two people.

      November 15, 2022

      2022 holiday gift guide: Food

      Find a gift for those who love to eat and those who love to cook this holiday season.

      November 14, 2022

      Dumpling recipes from around the world, including wontons and ravioli

      Virtually every culture has a dumpling recipe, be it empanadas, pierogi, xiao long bao or something else.

      November 2, 2022

      15 turkey alternatives for your Thanksgiving meal

      Forgo the turkey this Thanksgiving with these alternative main course options, featuring chicken, beef and vegetarian dishes.

      October 30, 2022

      6 Halloween cocktails for a spirited celebration

      Cocktails such as Corpse Reviver and the Black Lagoon are both spooky and delicious.

      October 26, 2022