Ramps on Watch List; Fairway Mulls Upper East Side

• Ramps are “a species of conservation concern,” according to a Canadian environmental group. [Mouthing Off/Food and Wine]

• Fairway is considering an Upper East Side location, but is concerned about construction from the Second Avenue subway. [Our Town]

• A new batch of organized trips combine outdoor adventures with cooking lessons. [NYT]

• Japan suspended beef exports on Tuesday following the discovery of three cows with symptoms of foot-and-mouth disease. [Diner’s Journal/NYT]

• A new pilot program has equipped Fort Greene and Clinton Hill delivery workers with wearable alarms and GPS-equipped phones that can call 911 easily. [Crain’s]

• Though officials in Northern states are focused on eliminating the Asian carp, Southerners are busy trying to figure out how to turn them into a marketable commodity. [NYT]

• Like Chicago’s Hot Doug’s, Torrisi Italian Specialties is reinventing fine dining by playing by its own rules. [Time]

Ramps on Watch List; Fairway Mulls Upper East Side