Associate Editor

Benjamin Tepler edits Portland Monthly’s Eat & Drink section, manages the Eat Beat blog, and writes across various departments, with a peculiar interest in Oregon-based entrepreneurial success stories, like Jacobsen Salt, Steven Smith Tea, and Kinfolk magazine

The New York native and Oberlin College graduate joined Portland Monthly in 2010, equipped with a culinary degree and a failed career in marine biology. To counter-balance his high-caloric diet, Benjamin spends his free time running, hiking, and climbing up Oregon’s various peaks. 

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EAT HERE NOW

Eat Here Now: Raven & Rose

The historic Ladd Carriage House is now a worthy restaurant mixing Northwest culinary trends with English tradition (and plenty of cocktails).

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 03/22/2013

GIVEAWAY

Win Tickets to Portland's Food for Thought Festival

We're giving away a pair of tickets to a new, four-day festival of food, literary enrichment, and comedy aiming to fight hunger in Oregon.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 03/21/2013

HIT LIST

8 Reservation-Friendly Portland Restaurants

We explore Portland's no-reservation policy and dish on the top dinner spots you CAN count on, without the wait.

  • By Allison Jones and Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 03/20/2013

VIDEO

In the Kitchen with Ken Forkish

Portland's legendary bread guru shares his recipe for early spring salad with salami crisps, pickled asparagus, and smoked rye.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 03/15/2013

SAVOR

Spring Salad

Local dough master Ken Forkish rolls out a new way to bring bread to the table.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 03/15/2013

In the Kitchen

Video: In the Kitchen with Ken Forkish

Portland’s legendary bread guru shares his recipe for early spring salad with salami crisps, pickled asparagus, and smoked rye.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 03/15/2013

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Fish Sauce

A neighborhood Vietnamese spot brings a wallet-friendly happy hour and expertly crafted cocktails to Northwest Portland.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 03/13/2013

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Chef Rick Widmayer Out at Screen Door

Longtime Screen Door chef Rick Widmayer has departed, with plans for a doughnut shop/bar in the works.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 03/01/2013

TREND WATCH

Next-Generation Bagel Wars

A new crop of Portland bagelmeisters enters the fray.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 02/27/2013

CHEAP EATS 2013

Taco Tours

Portland's newest generation of Mexican flavors

  • By Benjamin Tepler, Karen Brooks, and Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 02/22/2013

CHEAP EATS 2013

Best of the Bowls

Fathomless pho, Korean hot pots, and goat curry

  • By Benjamin Tepler, Karen Brooks, and Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 02/22/2013

INTERVIEW

Five Questions with Roseline Coffee’s Marty Lopes

Lopes talks St. Jack’s coffee program and the role of coffee in restaurants.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 02/20/2013

VIDEO

In the Kitchen with Earl Ninsom and Ning Purnabimba

Tarad's chef demonstrates how to make a spicy relish of chiles, garlic, and shrimp paste.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 02/15/2013

SAVOR

Thai Tutorial

A new market brings the essential ingredients of Thai cooking to inner Southeast.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 02/15/2013

OPENING NIGHT

Inside The Kingdom of Roosevelt

McMinnville chef Eric Bechard’s new Portland restaurant takes a walk on the wild side.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 02/13/2013

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Addy’s Sandwich Bar: Brick & Mortar

One of Downtown’s most celebrated food carts grows up.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 02/13/2013

FOOD EVENT SPOTLIGHT

Cyril’s Community Supported Cheese

The new urban winery offers a cheese-of-the-month club of the people, by the people.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 02/06/2013

EAT HERE NOW

Brunch at Lauretta Jean’s Southeast

Your best bet for an unforgettable, no-wait brunch on Division Street.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 01/30/2013

INTRODUCING

Introducing Tannery Bar

Skin & Bones is reborn as a cozy cocktail joint.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 01/23/2013

FIRST IMRPESSIONS

Raven & Rose

A transformed Ladd Victorian houses comforting cuisine, balanced cocktails and bright lights in downtown Portland.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 01/23/2013
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