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

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A visit to Frenchie, bringing savoir faire and Sancerre to the South End

By , Globe Staff

This little wine bar is an oasis of neighborhood charm.

New England has a strong presence on this year’s James Beard award list

By , Globe Staff

Ken Oringer, Maura Kilpatrick, and Karen Akunowicz are among the finalists for the prestigious food-world honors.

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Where tacos are out of the ordinary and tequila takes over the bar

By , Globe Staff

Brookline’s Burro Bar, little sibling to Somerville’s Painted Burro, bursts with bright colors and flavors.