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.
Light a Fire 2017: Most with the Least
Best Restaurants 2017
Best Restaurants 2017: One-Stop Shop
Best Restaurants 2017: Commune with Mother Russia
Best Restaurants 2017: Attack the Stack
Best Restaurants 2017: The Unrestaurants
Best Restaurants 2017: Get Salty & Smoked
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