Restaurant Report Card: German cockroaches, unsafe food temps plague local eateries
HOUSTON – KPRC's Bill Spencer makes his weekly rounds to restaurants in town to make sure they are keeping up to the health standards in Houston.
Click through the slideshow to see which restaurants violated the health department standards this week.
Les Givral’s Kahve - 4601 Washington Avenue
Violation: Inspectors discovered 4 baby, German cockroaches under the kitchen sink, under the dishwasher. They also found flies in the back of the kitchen.
Lucky Village Chinese Buffet - 10755 Westheimer
Violation: Inspectors discovered dead cockroaches inside the breading mix. Also found dead cockroaches on a shelf in the dry storage area.
Shanghai Inn - 14155 Northwest Freeway
Violation: Inspectors found numerous buffet foods being served on the line at temperatures outside what is allowed under health department rules. Foods must be kept above 135 degrees. These foods, eggrolls, shrimp, beef, fried chicken, fried pork, spring rolls, chicken wings and noodles were being served on the line below the required 135 degrees. Restaurant operator voluntarily threw out all of that food.
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