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Restaurant inspections for September and October

November 2nd, 2010 · Comments

Here are all the neighborhood restaurant inspections for the last two months. We’re also now including restaurants on Aurora Avenue, which we haven’t always done in the past. And we’re also listing the restaurants with no violations.

Inspections are performed by Public Health – Seattle & King County. According to Public Health, 35 or more red critical violation points require a re-inspection within 14 days; 90 or more red critical violation points require the establishment be closed; and 120 or more total red and blue points also requires the establishment be closed.

Yannis Restaurant, 7419 Greenwood Ave. N.; Sept. 2 inspection, 5 points:

  • Food and non-food contact surfaces not properly used and constructed; non-cleanable

Yen Wor Garden, 8580 Greenwood Ave. N.; Sept. 13 inspection, 34 points:

  • Insects, rodents, animals present; entrance uncontrolled
  • Utensils, equipment, linens improperly stored, used, handled
  • Food and non-food contact surfaces not properly used and constructed; non-cleanable
  • Toilet facilities not properly constructed, supplied, cleaned
  • Non-food contact surfaces not maintained, clean, sanitized
  • Thermometers not available or used as required to evaluate temperature of potentially hazardous foods
  • Improper cold holding temperatures (>45° F)

Unphogettable & Teriyaki, 10414 Holman Rd. NW; Sept. 14 inspection, 15 points:

  • Improper cold holding temperatures (>45° F)
  • Plumbing not properly sized, installed, and maintained, improper backflow devices, indirect drains, cross connections present

Wayward Coffeehouse, 8570 Greenwood Ave. N.; Sept. 17 inspection, 20 points:

  • Toxic substances improperly identified, stored and used
  • Improper cold holding temperatures (>45° F)

Crosswalk Tavern, 8556 Greenwood Ave. N.; Sept. 17 inspection, 5 points:

  • Food and non-food contact surfaces not properly used and constructed; non-cleanable.

Baranof Restaurant, 8549 Greenwood Ave. N.; Sept. 20 inspection, 51 points:

  • Improper handling of pooled eggs
  • Utensils, equipment, linens improperly stored, used, handled
  • Garbage, refuse not properly disposed; facilities not maintained
  • Improper cooling procedures
  • Improper cold holding temperatures (>45° F)

Upper Crust Catering, 8420 Greenwood Ave. N.; Sept. 20 inspection, 35 points:

  • Improper cold holding temperatures (between 42° F to 45° F)
  • Improper cooling procedures

Mandarin Gate, 10000 Aurora Ave. N.; Sept. 27 inspection, 38 points:

  • Hands not washed as required
  • Garbage, refuse not properly disposed; facilities not maintained
  • Inadequate hand washing facilities
  • Plumbing not properly sized, installed, and maintained, improper backflow devices, indirect drains, cross connections present
  • Wiping cloths improperly used, stored

Makeda Coffee, 153 N. 78th St.; Sept. 28 inspection, 0 points.

Oaktree Sushi & Teriyaki, 10002 Aurora Ave. N.; Oct. 5 inspection, 58 points:

  • Inadequate hand washing facilities
  • Food contact surfaces not maintained, clean, sanitized
  • Raw meats, poultry, aquatic foods not stored away from ready-to-eat foods
  • Improper cooling procedures
  • Non-food contact surfaces not maintained, clean, sanitized
  • Warewashing facilities not properly installed, maintained, used; no test strips available and used

Uber Tavern, 7517 Aurora Ave. N.; Sept. 29 inspection, 0 points.

Manna Deli, 9831 Aurora Ave. N.; Sept. 30 inspection, 5 points:

  • Raw meats, poultry, aquatic foods not stored away from ready-to-eat foods

Fushen Seafood Chinese Restaurant, 9019 Aurora Ave. N.; Oct. 5 inspection, 0 points.

Good Guys Pizza, 10330 Aurora Ave. N.; Oct. 5 inspection, 0 points.

Greenwood Elementary School, 144 NW 80th St.; Oct. 11 inspection, 0 points.

Duck Island Ale House, 7317 Aurora Ave. N.; Oct. 11 inspection, 0 points.

Choi’s Mongolian Grill, 10023 Holman Rd. NW; Oct. 12 inspection, 15 points:

  • Food not protected from potential contamination during preparation, storage, display
  • Inadequate hand washing facilities

85th Street Market, 656 NW 85th St., Oct. 20 inspection, 10 points:

  • Wiping cloths improperly used, stored
  • Food worker card not available or current, new food workers not trained

7-11 Store, 5900 Phinney Ave. N.; Oct. 20 inspection, 17 points:

  • Insects, rodents, animals present; entrance uncontrolled
  • Food worker card not available or current, new food workers not trained
  • Wiping cloths improperly used, stored
  • Permit not posted; mobile vehicle name not easily visible

74th St. Ale House, 7401 Greenwood Ave. N.; Oct. 23 inspection, 0 points.

Bleacher’s Pub, 8118 Greenwood Ave. N.; Oct. 26 inspection, 20 points:

  • Inadequate hand washing facilities
  • Food not protected from potential contamination during preparation, storage, display
  • Improper cold holding temperatures (between 42° F to 45° F)

Fatty’s Corner Pizza, 10410A Greenwood Ave. N.; Oct. 30 inspection, 5 points:

  • Warewashing facilities not properly installed, maintained, used; no test strips available and used

ECS Aurora, 9881 Aurora Ave. N.; Oct. 30 inspection, 5 points:

  • Food worker card not available or current, new food workers not trained

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