Senior Editor

Benjamin Tepler edits Portland Monthly’s Eat & Drink section, manages the Eat Beat blog, and writes across various departments, with a special love for weird science and the great outdoors. 

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. 

phile under: theater

The Hillsboro Story

Artists Repertory Theater

10/15/2010 By Anne Adams

Wordstock 2010

Wordstock 2010: Jonathan Lethem

The Brooklyn-based bestseller takes us inside an alternate NYC

10/11/2010 By Martin Patail

Portland Fashion Week

PFW Shopping Extravaganza

Flaunt your ticket to rock some discounts.

10/04/2010 By Eden Dawn

phile under: TBA

TBA 2010: Flooding With Love For The Kid

Oberzan’s homemade Rambo redo is a little rough around the edges, but it still kills.

09/15/2010 By Anne Adams

Wine Country Weekends

For the Active Traveler

If your wine tasting weekend needs more action than a stroll around the vineyard, the Columbia River Gorge is the place for you.

09/14/2010 By Hannah Wallace

Burger Tidings

Something About (Hamburger) Mary’s

Beloved bar and grill returns—to Old Town!

09/13/2010 By John Chandler

phile under: TBA 2010

TBA 2010: Jérôme Bel

Cédric Andrieux gets his closeup…

09/11/2010 By Claudia La Rocco

phile under: TBA 2010

TBA 2010: Dayna Hanson

Gloria’s Cause

09/11/2010 By Claudia La Rocco

Food News

Kristin Murray to Paley’s Place; Lauren Fortgang to Little Bird

Pastry Chefs Shuffle: Two of Portland’s most prominent dessert makers have sweet new deals.

09/09/2010 By Karen Brooks


MFNW Picks: Town Criers

Voices crack, hearts break, dams burst and illusions shatter, under the crushing weight of well-written sad songs.

09/09/2010 By Anne Adams

phile under: theater

Long Day’s Journey Into Night

A long review of a long play, that chronicles a long day.

08/18/2010 By Anne Adams

Food Cart City

Measuring Up

A quick look at how Portland compares to the food carts in New York, Los Angeles, and Washington DC.

08/17/2010 By Eric Blokland

Get Dirty

Perennials That Flop

here’s what to do

08/03/2010 By Kate Bryant

Arts Happenings

Between Theater and Bar

Two comedic productions span the gap.

05/31/2010 By Anne Adams

plant of the week

Bearded Iris

Take a new look at old-fashioned bearded iris (Iris germanica)

05/19/2010 By Kate Bryant

phile under: music

Concert Ticket Collecting

When to buy (now!) and what to see in the 503

05/11/2010 By Joseph Manuel

phile under: dance

Review: Mathern and Tran

01/22/2010 By Lisa Radon

Holiday Gifts

Gifts for Gardeners


Random Notes

Everyone Loves Leftovers

It’s a slow news day. Let’s catch up!

11/17/2009 By John Chandler