Waterway Closes in Chicago to Stop Asian Carp; Poison Will Be Used to Kill the Fish

• A waterway in Chicago will shut down for a week to help prevent the spread of Asian carp. [Crain’s]

• Once the waterway is closed, the Asian carp will be poisoned. [Chicago Breaking News]

• In response to demand from busy guests, more and more hotels are introducing grab and go food options. [NYT]

• At a Tuesday dinner thrown by food artist Jennifer Rubell, guests had to break down a glass wall to get to their lamb legs and pop balloons to access dessert. [NYP]

• Spike Mendelsohn has developed a burger inspired by the Associated Press: a patty topped with bacon, a fried egg, American cheese, corned beef hash, and Good Stuff Sauce. [Salon]

• Andrew W.K. wants to open a restaurant devoted to all things spicy. [Fork in the Road/VV]