The Week’s Best Long Reads, From the Secret Life of Cheese to Disappearing Oysters

July 25, 2015

A roundup of worthy weekend reading material.

If These Menus Could Talk: The History of L.A. Power Dining Revealed
Hollywood Reporter

We were sitting around this huge table, lit by tiki torches, and we were all in gorilla outfits, even my grandmother, who was in her late 80s. My brother’s friend, who was in a wheelchair, was dressed as a hunter. My brother was a really good sport because he thought he was going to be at a dinner with my mother, me and his grandmother. It was just deadly. We were all there with our gorilla outfits and coconut drinks.”&