Restaurant Report Card: Roaches found in Houston restaurant kitchens

By Bill Spencer - Investigative Reporter

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.

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Here’s a closer look at the restaurants that Spencer reported on this week.

The Teahouse - 2089 Westheimer

Violation: Inspectors discovered multiple live roaches on the floors of the food preparation area and on the surface of the preparation tables. Temporary closure enforced.

Hartz Chicken - 1399 W. Mount Houston

Violation: Discovered several live cockroaches inside the can opener, under the storage shelves and inside the paper towel dispenser.

Reggae Hut - 4814 Almeda

Violation: “Food not safe for human consumption.” Inspectors found 30 pounds of eggs and sauces not safe for human consumption being held at temperatures above the required 41-degree limit.

Tamashi Ramen and Sushi - 2518 W. Holcombe Blvd

Violation: Brown slime found in the chute of the ice machine.

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McDonald’s - 2700 S. Kirkwood

Violation: Pink slime found in the chute of the self-serve soda fountain where customers get their ice and drinks.

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