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

Quick bite

Rehashing a South End institution

By , Globe Staff

Charlie’s Sandwich Shoppe is open again, and happily, little has changed.

quick bite

Venice comes to Boston at the South End’s SRV

By , Globe Staff

This new South End Italian restaurant from the Coda Restaurant Group is styled after a Venetian wine bar.

Bringing the restaurant to you

By Bethany Graber , Globe Correspondent

Lunch-delivery service Peach serves offices in South Boston, Back Bay, Kendall Square, and East Cambridge.

Boston-area restaurant trends for 2016

By Leah Mennies , Globe Correspondent

Vegan food, unusual grains, decidedly unserious cocktails, and more: Boston’s dining forecast for 2016.