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NYC Restaurant Closures

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Department of Health inspections from February 5 to February 6 found 8 businesses with critical violations in cleanliness and sanitation. The businesses below were ordered closed, but may reopen once violations have been corrected.

Learn more about the inspection process from nyc.gov and search the Department of Health inspection database for full details on any establishment that serves food.


Barry's Restaurant in Bronx

707 EAST 235 STREET

Violations

  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Hot food item not held at or above 140Β° F.


Panda Kitchen in Queens

14611 ROCKAWAY BLVD

Violations

  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Hot food item not held at or above 140Β° F.
  • Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.


Subway in Queens

7264 METROPOLITAN AVE

Violations

  • Food Protection Certificate not held by supervisor of food operations.
  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.


Cotton Bean in Brooklyn

1077 BERGEN ST

Violations

  • Insufficient or no refrigerated or hot holding equipment to keep potentially hazardous foods at required temperatures.
  • Cold food item held above 41Β° F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 Β°F) except during necessary preparation.


Whit's End in Queens

9702 ROCKAWAY BEACH BLVD

Violations

  • Hand washing facility not provided in or near food preparation area and toilet room. Hot and cold running water at adequate pressure to enable cleanliness of employees not provided at facility. Soap and an acceptable hand-drying device not provided.
  • Food contact surface improperly constructed or located. Unacceptable material used.


Aperitif in Queens

21341 39TH AVE

Violations

  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.
  • Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.


Broadway Comedy Club in Manhattan

318 WEST 53 STREET

Violations

  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.


Kennedy Fried Chicken in Bronx

124 FEATHERBED LN

Violations

  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.

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