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Restaurant Closures This Week

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Department of Health inspections from January 14 to January 15 found 10 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.


New Wing Cheung in Brooklyn

4621 AVE D

Violations

  • Hot food item not held at or above 140° F.
  • Wiping cloths soiled or not stored in sanitizing solution.
  • Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Sewage disposal system improper or unapproved.
  • Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.


Paraiso Azteca Restaurant in Brooklyn

1681 EAST 16 STREET

Violations

  • Food Protection Certificate not held by supervisor of food operations.
  • Food not cooled by an approved method whereby the internal product temperature is reduced from 140° F to 70° F or less within 2 hours, and from 70° F to 41° F or less within 4 additional hours.
  • Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
  • Hot food item not held at or above 140° F.
  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.


East Dragon Sushi And Teriyaki in Queens

12404 JAMAICA AVE

Violations

  • Wiping cloths soiled or not stored in sanitizing solution.
  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Food Protection Certificate not held by supervisor of food operations.
  • Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
  • Appropriately scaled metal stem-type thermometer or thermocouple not provided or used to evaluate temperatures of potentially hazardous foods during cooking, cooling, reheating and holding.


El Patron Bar And Grill in Brooklyn

748 LIBERTY AVE

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.
  • Harmful, noxious gas or vapor detected. CO ~1 3 ppm.
  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Insufficient or no refrigerated or hot holding equipment to keep potentially hazardous foods at required temperatures.


Fino Ristorante in Manhattan

1 WALL STREET COURT

Violations

  • Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Filth flies or food/refuse/sewage-associated (FRSA) flies present in facility's food and/or non-food areas. Filth flies include house flies, little house flies, blow flies, bottle flies and flesh flies. Food/refuse/sewage-associated flies include fruit flies, drain flies and Phorid flies.
  • Raw, cooked or prepared food is adulterated, contaminated, cross-contaminated, or not discarded in accordance with HACCP plan.
  • Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.


San Pietro in Manhattan

18 EAST 54 STREET

Violations

  • Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.


Sherdor Restaurant in Brooklyn

1917 AVENUE U

Violations

  • Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
  • Filth flies or food/refuse/sewage-associated (FRSA) flies present in facility's food and/or non-food areas. Filth flies include house flies, little house flies, blow flies, bottle flies and flesh flies. Food/refuse/sewage-associated flies include fruit flies, drain flies and Phorid flies.
  • Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.


Vaccaro's Pizzeria & Trattoria in Queens

8802 LITTLE NECK PARKWAY

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.


Bravo African Restaurant 2 in The Bronx

3744 WHITE PLAINS RD

Violations

  • Raw, cooked or prepared food is adulterated, contaminated, cross-contaminated, or not discarded in accordance with HACCP plan.
  • Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.


Sharan Deli in Manhattan

314 WEST 39 STREET

Violations

  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.

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