Items by Alexander

How a restaurant changed the world
A famous French natural-foods restaurant in Berkeley, Calif., is the subject of Thomas McNamee’s book, Alice Waters and Chez Panisse: The Romantic, Impractical, Often Eccentric, Ultimately Brilliant Making of a Food Revolution.
A decadent, old-growth timber baron is chopped down
Ousted Louisiana-Pacific chairman Harry Merlo leaves a legacy of pollution, fraud and betrayal.