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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RECIPE

Life of the Party

Longtime Portland catering king Larry Grimes shares his holiday soup.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 11/18/2011

VIDEO

In the Kitchen with Larry Grimes

Local caterer Larry Grimes teaches us how to make his butternut squash and apple soup, just in time for the holidays.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 11/18/2011

Cover Story

Relax: 50 Ways to Spoil Yourself This Season

For a season famous for good cheer, the holidays can prove pretty stressful. Fortunately, we've found 50 ways to soothe your soul (and mind, and body, and appetite) this winter.

  • By Derek Pettie, Meghan Ratliffe, Ashleigh Westmoreland, Ramona DeNies, Benjamin Tepler, Martin Patail, Rachel Ritchie, Zach Dundas, Brian Barker, and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 11/18/2011

In the Kitchen

Video: In the Kitchen with Larry Grimes

Longtime Portland catering king Larry Grimes shares his holiday butternut squash and apple soup.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 11/18/2011

EAT THIS NOW

Earning Their Chops

Chop’s retail space on N Williams serves pitch-perfect sandwiches from their in-house curing facility.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 11/16/2011

FOODIE TRAVELOGUE

Andy Ricker’s Postcards from Taiwan

When Pok Pok chef Andy Ricker, Portland’s foremost Asian food authority and noted street-food-hopping explorer, mentioned he was invited on a tour of the foo...

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 11/02/2011

INTERVIEW

Q&A: Fino in Fondo

We sit down with the Italian sausage experts behind Fino in Fondo, Portland’s newest cured-meat crush.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 11/02/2011

FOOD NEWS

Bunk Sandwiches Opens Downtown

A new spin-off of the iconic sandwich shop locks down Portland’s newest lunch destination: the Portland Transit Mall.

  • By Eat Beat Team
  • Published 10/26/2011

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Minizo

A new downtown food cart is buzzing behind authentic Japanese diner food

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 10/26/2011

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Beech Street Parlor

A newly converted Victorian home in Northeast Portland makes for a killer bar space.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 10/19/2011

Pour

Champagne Pix

Pix Patisserie's Cheryl Wakerhauser bubbles over with Champagne advice.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 10/14/2011

Best Restaurants 2011

Best Restaurants 2011: The Comforts

Everyone's got a go-to comfort food that they simply must have. Check out our favorites and add them to your list.

  • By Benjamin Tepler, Karen Brooks, and Kasey Cordell
  • Published 10/14/2011

Best Restaurants 2011

Best Restaurants 2011: Asian Adventures

If you're only experience with Asian cuisine is an occasional plate of microwave pad Thai, then you need to read up on our best bets.

  • By Benjamin Tepler and Karen Brooks
  • Published 10/14/2011

VIDEO

In the Kitchen with Kevin Gibson

Evoe chef Kevin Gibson walks us through the steps of preparing his seasoned duck breast with fresh fall fuyu persimmons.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 10/14/2011

IN THE KITCHEN

Video: In the Kitchen with Kevin Gibson

Evoe chef Kevin Gibson walks us through the steps of preparing his seasoned duck breast with fresh fall fuyu persimmons.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 10/14/2011

EAT HERE NOW

The New Nuvrei

The Pearl District’s Nuvrei Patisserie and Café brings breakfast and lunch upstairs.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 10/12/2011

EAT HERE NOW

Swamp Shack takes New Orleans to the Street

A downtown Portland food cart digs deep into Cajun-Creole comforts

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 10/05/2011

FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Olympic Provisions NW

Olympic Provisions’ new Northwest branch takes dinner beyond the realm of charcuterie.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 09/28/2011

EAT THIS NOW

Pasta at Tabla

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 09/21/2011

VIDEO

In the Kitchen with Abby Fammartino

Abby’s table chef and owner Abby Fammartino walks us through the simple steps of preparing her zucchini fritters with cucumber-fennel relish in our in the Kitchen video series.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 09/21/2011
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