Food Editor

Devra First

First has worked at the Globe as an editor and reporter since 2000. As the Globe’s food editor, she oversees the Wednesday Food section, Thursday Insider, and food coverage for the Sunday Enthusiast. A New York native and Grinnell College graduate, First was previously the Globe’s restaurant critic and food reporter. She has also served as assistant arts editor in the Globe’s Living/Arts department and worked at the Boston Phoenix.

Latest stories

New species of truffle found at Arnold Arboretum

By , Globe Staff

Fittingly, it has been named Tuber arnoldianum

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Italian hits the spot at Ink Block

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Italian restaurant Bar Mezzana is a hot spot in the South End.

An Italian dish inspired by a set of vintage cookbooks

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Italian restaurant Nebo serves a dish inspired by a set of vintage cookbooks.

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A Tapestry of tastes in the Fenway

By , Globe Staff

Tapestry, located in the former Church space, is from husband-and-wife team Meghann Ward and Kevin Walsh.