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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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

Savor

The Chef Aquatic

Here's a clam chowder recipe that should please folks from either coast.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 09/21/2011

IN THE KITCHEN

Video: In the Kitchen with Abby Fammartino

Abby’s Table chef Abby Fammartino prepares her zucchini fritters with cucumber-fennel relish.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 09/21/2011

EAT HERE NOW

Power Lunch at Clarklewis

In its second coming, Clarklewis delivers a notable lunch menu for the Portland business crowd.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 09/14/2011

RESTAURANT NEWS

Tastebud Reopens

Tastebud swings back into action on the first day of autumn.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 09/14/2011

INTERVIEW

5 Questions for Rising Chocolatiers Charley & Jessica Wheelock

Woodblock Chocolate Manufactory is Portland’s first bean-to-bar operation—and the sweetest new deal in town.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 09/07/2011

EAT HERE NOW

The Power of Pita

Wolf & Bear’s Israeli food cart in Southeast Portland serves unrivaled falafel—and plans to expand northward.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 08/31/2011

EAT HERE NOW

Bounty in a Box

Chef Naoko’s Bento Café is the place for artful Japanese “lunch boxes”—authentic, healthy, and positively local.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 08/24/2011

Savor

Garden Varieties

Three local chefs share recipes straight from their gardens.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 08/19/2011

Eat & Drink

High Spirits

Peruse an innovative menu of fresh combos and local liquor at the newly opened Bent Brick.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 08/19/2011

Roundup

Crumb Trail

Our chocolate-chip trip through the city uncovered a wealth of cookie creativity.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 08/19/2011

IN THE KITCHEN

Video: In the Kitchen with Colin Pomeroy

Gilt Club bartender Colin Pomeroy walks us through the steps of preparing a berry-infused Strawberry Brunette cocktail.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 08/19/2011

VIDEO

In the Kitchen with Colin Pomeroy

Gilt Club bartender Colin Pomeroy walks us through the steps of preparing a berry-infused Strawberry Brunette cocktail.

  • By Benjamin Tepler
  • Published 08/19/2011
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