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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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

Wine Enthusiast recognizes 4 local restaurants

By , Globe Staff

Area spots make the list of best wine restaurants of 2016.

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The Gallows team branches out at Banyan in the South End

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Banyan Bar + Refuge, a “modern Asian gastropub,” takes over the former Hamersley’s Bistro space in the South End.

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Better Little Restaurant?

By , Globe Staff

Chinatown standby Best Little Restaurant gets a makeover.