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

Dining out

At Dig Inn, bowls worthy of the name

By , Globe Staff

Dig Inn, a Back Bay outpost of the New York chain, is known for its seasonal, farm-focused, customizable fare.

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Wine bar haley.henry is like a visit to Barcelona, through the looking glass

By , Globe Staff

The offbeat nook in Downtown Crossing is the project of a Sportello alum.

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Your hipster Jewish deli dreams just came true at Mamaleh’s

By , Globe Staff

The Cambridge spot from the State Park team features bagels and lox, pastrami sandwiches, egg creams, and plenty of deeper cuts

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With JP’s Brassica Kitchen + Cafe, a former pop-up grows roots

By , Globe Staff

Chef-owners Jeremy Kean and Philip Kruta are known for their Whisk pop-ups