Restaurant Report Card: Roaches, slime found in Houston-area restaurants

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.

One Fifth

1658 Westheimer

Violation: Inspectors discovered 2 live, adult, cockroaches and 2 live, baby, cockroaches near the mop sink. Restaurant ordered to eliminate those insects.

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Jason’s Deli

2400 University

Violation: Inspectors found brown slime in the ice machine.  Restaurant ordered to discard all ice immediately and clean and maintain the machine to prevent contamination of ice.

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Mellow Mushroom Pizza

1919 N. Shepherd

Violation: Health department discovered a “large presence of fruit flies throughout the kitchen prep area.”

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Pho Ngon Restaurant

10780 Bellaire

Violation: Inspectors observed live cockroaches on the floor of the kitchen.

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