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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Cover Story

Best of the City 2012

*OUR LATEST BEST-OF EDITION* comes jam-packed with 100 reasons to cheer our fair town. among our raves: crêpes that’ll make your toes curl, a cobbler who picks up and delivers, and the one place that makes karaoke cool again. our readers also

  • By Cari Hachman, Will Lambeth, Benjamin Tepler, Aaron Scott, Anne Adams, Rachel Ritchie, Zach Dundas, John Chandler, Brian Barker, and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 04/26/2012

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Street-Smart Artisan Pasta

Southeast Division’s Artigiano adds a new specialty to Portland’s food cart scene: handcrafted pasta

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 04/25/2012

RECIPE

Gaucho Grilling

Greg Denton's halibut with mint chimichurri would be a welcome addition to any spring grilling get-together.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 04/20/2012

INTERVIEW

5 Questions for Italy’s Butcher King, Dario Cecchini

The maestro of meat-craft drops by our humble, cart-lined city for a grand lesson in snout-to-tail butchery.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 04/18/2012

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Picnic Redux

Picnic re-opens this month with a brand new breakfast menu

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 04/04/2012

EAT THIS NOW

Puccia at Oven & Shaker

Cathy Whims’s wood-fired sandwiches heat up the downtown lunch competition.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 03/28/2012

VIDEO

In the Kitchen with Tracy Oseran

Watch Urban Gleaners founder Tracy Oseran walk us through her simple and delicious recipe for a seasonal fava bean bruschetta

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 03/23/2012

Introducing

Introducing: Aviary

Aviary, an up-and-comer on the local restaurant radar that was damaged by a Fourth of July fire, returns bigger and better than ever.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 03/23/2012

RECIPE

Spring Gleaning

Urban Gleaner Tracy Oseran shares her recipe for fava bean bruschetta.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 03/23/2012

IN THE KITCHEN

Video: In the Kitchen with Tracy Oseran

Watch Urban Gleaners founder Tracy Oseran walk us through her simple and delicious recipe for a seasonal fava bean bruschetta.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 03/23/2012

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

Tommy Habetz’s Sunday Supper

Tommy Habetz gives us a sneak peak at his new “Jr. Executive Lounge”

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 03/21/2012

EAT THIS NOW

Kinder Eggs, the Portland way

Pix’s handcrafted “Kinder Eggs” are a sweet gastronome treat.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 03/21/2012

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Bollywood Theater

Indian street food breaks ground on NE Alberta

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 03/14/2012

EAT HERE NOW

Skin & Bones Brunch

East Burnside’s under-the-radar bistro serves up a superb, no-wait brunch.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 03/07/2012

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

A Class Act Grows

Kevin Gibson, Tim Healea, and Jerry Huisinga host dinners at the Robert Reynolds Chef Studio.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 03/07/2012

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Robo Taco

A fun-loving taqueria joins Portland’s growing artisan taco movement

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 02/29/2012

EAT HERE NOW

Introducing: Tanuki

Chef Janis Martin's newest location on SE Stark raises the bar on Japanese bar food.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 02/23/2012

Rise & Dine!

Portland’s Best Biscuits

We've got a bounty of biscuits that don't need gravy to make 'em special.

  • By Benjamin Tepler, Karen Brooks, and Rachel Ritchie
  • Published 02/23/2012

Rise & Dine!

Portland's Best Breakfast Sandwiches

The trusty breakfast sandwich has evolved from an on-the-go necessity to a morning meal worth savoring slowly. Here are five winning combos.

  • By Dan Gay, Benjamin Tepler, Karen Brooks, Rachel Ritchie, and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 02/23/2012

BREAKING FOOD NEWS

New Details on Bamboo Sushi NW

Bamboo Sushi NW will open in May with fresh takes on raw seafood. We caught up with owner Kristofer Lofgren for all the details.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 02/22/2012
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