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.
Coffee Guide: International Bakeries
Coffee Guide: Morning Glories
Coffee Guide: Nice Package
Coffee Guide: Hallowed Ground
Coffee Guide: Cream of the Cups
Coffee Guide: Standout Shops
Eat This Now
Eat Here Now
Pets: Beast Masters