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.

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Quick Bite

A hotel near Alewife meets a set from ‘Big Little Lies’

By , Globe Staff

Freepoint Kitchen & Cocktails, hard by the Whole Foods, offers a modern interior, Manhattans, and snacks from former West Bridge chef Matthew Gaudet.

Happy Gringo de Mayo. I’ll have a burrito, please.

By , Globe Staff

Cinco de Mayo may not be a big deal in Mexico, but don't let your obnoxious foodie friend tell you burritos aren’t “authentic."

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Les Sablons pulls into Harvard Square. All aboard!

By , Globe Staff

The restaurant comes from a team behind the likes of Eastern Standard, Island Creek Oyster Bar, and Row 34.

UberEATS is bringing Union Square Donuts and Toro directly to your door

By , Globe Staff

The food-delivery service launches in Boston on April 27.