Restaurant Violations: 38 eating establishments have health inspection violations; 34 establishments have multiple violations

Restaurant reports for the week ending Dec. 2:

 

No Critical Violations

Abuelo’s (Bar), 4401 82nd St.

Abuelo’s (Patio), 4401 82nd St., No. 200

Bash’s (Back Bar), 2419 Main St.

Bash’s (Food Service), 2419 Main St.

Blue Box, 1721 Parkway Drive

CVS Pharmacy No. 7272, 3402 Slide Road

DJ’s Smokin BBQ, 3102 CR 7630

Gas Light (Bar), 5212 57th St.

Hub City Nutrition, 4525 50th St.

JSD Stop, 5113 82nd St.

The Lantern Tavern (Bar), 3502 Slide Road, A27

Longhorn Steakhouse No. 5472 (Bar), 4805 S. Loop 289

Lubbock County Juvenile Justice Center, 2025 N. Akron Ave.

Raider Café, 2906 Fourth St.

River Smith’s, 406 Ave. Q

U-Swirl/Rocky Mountain, 6616 Milwaukee Ave., Ste. 800

One Critical Violation

Buffalo Wild Wings (Bar), 7638 82nd St. — Soiled glass chiller. Correct by next routine inspection.

Buffalo Wild Wings (Food Service), 7638 82nd St. — Observed missing light shields in vent hood. Corrected on site.

Sweeties Bake Shoppe, 3412 34th St. — Observed inadequate date-marking systems. Observed multiple expired items. Corrected on site.

Panera Bread, 3004 W. Loop 289 — Observed unlabeled spray bottle containing toxic liquid. Corrected on site.

Two or More Critical Violations

Healthy Essentials LLC, 8008 Abbeville Ave. — Observed broken gaskets on reach-in cooling unit. Observed heavily soiled gaskets on reach-in freezer. Correct by next routine inspection.

Tinseltown USA, 2535 82nd St. — Observed improper storage of kitchen utensils. Observed soiled gasket on reach-in cooling unit. Corrected on site.

Dollar General No. 10560, 1815 Milwaukee Ave. — Observed absorption pad under eggs and milk in reach-in cooling unit. Observed soiled racks under milk in reach-in cooling unit. Corrected on site.

First Baptist Church, 2201 Broadway — Observed personal employee belongings with food service products. Corrected on site. Observed facility lacking required food handler certifications at the time of inspection. Correct by Dec. 30.

J&B Coffee, 3334 66th St. — Observed damaged plastic cutting board. Observed soiled gaskets on reach-in cooling unit, soiled backsplash on soda machine and soiled top of ice machine.

Ms. V’s Homecooking, 2805 Ave. Q — Observed possible cross-contamination. Corrected on site.

On the Border Mexican Grill (Bar), 6709 Slide Road — Observed damaged kitchen utensils. Observed broken gasket on reach-in cooling unit. Correct by next routine inspection.

Chili’s No. 68 (Bar), 5805 Slide Road — Observed possible cross-contamination. Observed soiled backsplash at three-compartment sink. Correct by next routine inspection.

Gas Light (Food Service), 5212 57th St. — Observed unlabeled bottle containing toxic liquid. Corrected on site. Observed missing door sweep at back door to facility. Correct by next routine inspection.

The Lantern Tavern (Food Service), 3502 Slide Road, A27 — Observed multiple broken and melted kitchen utensils. Corrected on site. Observed three-compartment sink not properly sealed to wall. Observed broken and damaged gaskets on reach-in cooling unit. Observed heavily soiled ceiling vents, walk-in cooling unit vents and floor fans. Correct by next routine inspection.

7-Eleven No. 424, 5001 University Ave. — Observed possible cross-contamination. Observed soiled interior of cabinets, soiled top of soda machine and soiled bottom of reach-in cooling unit. Observed soiled floor and ceiling of walk-in cooling unit. Correct by next routine inspection.

Bash’s (Front Bar), 2419 Main St. — Observed limes and trash in hand sink. Observed no paper towels at hand sink. Observed single-service items stored on floor. Observed dusty fan covers in walk-in cooling unit. Corrected on site. Observed daylight visible through back door to facility. Observed daylight visible through doors to patio. Correct by next routine inspection.

Josie’s, 6606 14th St. — Observed sticker residue on food storage containers. Observed damaged kitchen utensils. Observed personal employee beverage without lid. Observed wiping cloths stored outside of sanitizer bucket. Observed soiled gaskets on reach-in cooling units. Observed soiled rack near grill. Observed soiled ledge above three-compartment sink. Corrected on site.

Walgreens Drugstore No. 4822, 4847 Slide Road — Observed possible cross-contamination. Observed soiled shelves in walk-in cooling unit. Observed soiled floor in walk-in freezer. Correct by next routine inspection.

Walgreens Drugstore No. 15105, 3009 Slide Road — Observed several sharply dented cans. Observed absorbent pads used to line retail shelves. Corrected on site.

Benjamin Donuts, 811 50th St. — Observed multiple unlabeled spray bottles containing toxic liquids. Observed no paper towels at hand sink. Observed personal employee beverages stored on prep surface. Corrected on site.

Dollar General No. 574, 5715 19th St., No. 14 — Observed possible cross-contamination. Observed dented cans and cracked containers of creamer. Corrected on site.

Griffith Center, 5219 City Bank Parkway — Observed expired items. Observed damaged food storage containers. Observed single-service items being stored on floor. Corrected on site. Observed unlabeled bulk containers. Correct by next routine inspection.

Hayashi Japanese Restaurant, 4220 82nd St. — Observed no paper towels at hand sink. Observed employee beverage stored near food service items. Corrected on site. Observed damaged gaskets on walk-in cooling unit and several reach-in cooling units. Observed multiple sinks not properly sealed to wall. Observed improper storage of kitchen utensils. Observed soiled wall near syrup boxes. Observed no lid on trash can in women’s restroom.

Logan’s Steakhouse No. 5472 (Food Service), 4805 S. Loop 289, No. 500 — Cold hold food held at improper temperatures. Observed unlabeled spray bottles containing toxic liquids. Corrected on site.

Sonic Drive-in No. 4003, 6419 W. 19th St. — Observed unlabeled bottle containing toxic liquid. Observed broken gasket on reach-in freezer. Observed soiled area behind syrup boxes. Observed no lid on trash can in restroom. Correct by next routine inspection.

Tanglewood Village, 5501 34th St. — Observed several expired items in reach-in cooling unit. Observed inadequate date-marking systems. Observed damage kitchen utensils. Observed damaged drawer and shelf liner. Observed frost buildup in ice machine. Observed dusty food contact surfaces. Correct by next routine inspection.

Cancun Mexican Restaurant (Bar), 7905 University Ave. — Observed sanitizer testing at toxic levels. Observed soiled soda gun holder. Observed bartender not adequately washing hands. Observed soiled bottom of reach-in cooling unit. Correct by next routine inspection.

Holly Hop Ice Cream Shoppe, 3404 34th St. — Observed unlabeled spray bottle containing toxic blue liquid. Observed improper storage of toxic items. Observed inadequate date-marking systems. Observed single-service items being stored on floor. Observed soiled storage container. Corrected on site.

McDonald’s No. 26420, 6007 Slide Road — Cold hold food held at improper temperatures. Observed possible cross-contamination. Observed no paper towels in restrooms. Correct by next routine inspection.

Sonic Drive-in No. 5291, 5802 64th St. — Observed unlabeled spray bottle containing toxic liquid. Observed employee beverage without a straw. Corrected on site. Observed heavy ice build-up in walk-in freezer. Observed improper storage of kitchen utensils. Observed damage seal on three-compartment sink. Observed food storage containers stacked while wet. Observed heavily soiled floor. Correct by next routine inspection.

Abuelo’s (Food Service), 4401 82nd St., No. 200 — Observed soiled bowls stacked with clean bowls. Observed green tape used to repair handle of warming cabinet. Observed sticker residue on dressing containers. Observed food storage containers stacked while wet. Corrected on site. Observed damaged light shields. Correct by next routine inspection.

On the Border Mexican Grill (Food Service), 6709 Slide Road — Observed damaged food storage containers. Observed sticker residue on food storage containers. Observed several uncovered items in walk-in cooling unit. Observed personal employee cellphone stored on prep surface. Corrected on site. Observed damaged kitchen utensils. Observed improper storage of kitchen utensils. Observed three-compartment sink and hand sink not properly sealed to wall. Observed damaged gasket on reach-in cooling unit. Observed soiled underside of shelves over clean plates. Observed missing light shield in vent hood. Correct by next routine inspection.

CiCi’s Pizza, 2821 15th St. — Observed expired items. Observed inadequate date-marking systems. Observed soiled containers stored with clean containers. Observed chipped plates, damaged containers and damaged pizza pans. Observed personal employee items stored over bagged beverages. Observed soiled gasket on reach-in cooling unit. Observed sticker residue on food contact surfaces. Observed soiled inside of salad bar, soiled top of bulk containers and soiled doors on soda cabinets. Observed soiled floor behind ice machine and a mixer. Observed damaged ceiling tiles in back storage room. Observed damaged floor tiles in dish-sanitation area and bottom of reach-in cooling unit. Correct by next routine inspection.

Chili’s No. 68 (Food Service), 5805 Slide Road — Observed improper storage of ready-to-eat food items. Hot hold food held at improper temperatures. Observed possible cross-contamination. Observed improper storage of kitchen utensils. Observed sanitizer buckets and wiping towels stored in hand sink. Observed damaged food storage containers and kitchen utensils. Corrected on site.

Schlotzsky’s, 8101 Indiana Ave. — Observed soiled food storage containers. Observed inadequate date-marking systems. Observed damage freezer lid. Observed multiple damaged food storage containers and utensils. Observed a gap in back door to facility. Observed personal employee beverage stored on prep table. Observed wiping cloth stored above prep areas. Observed single-service items being stored on the floor. Observed sticker residue on food storage containers. Observed missing ceiling tiles. Observed soiled wall by hand sink. Observed damaged walls, baseboards, floor tiles and area behind ice machine. Correct by next routine inspection.

Taco Villa No. 8, 4516 50th St. — Observed possible cross-contamination. Observed improper storage of kitchen utensils. Observed soiled lid on bulk sugar bin. Good hygiene practices not observed. Observed improper employee handwashing. Observed inadequate water source for mop bucket. Observed damaged kitchen utensils. Observed rusted and peeling basket on wall over pep table. Observed peeling caulking on edge of steam table. Observed a damaged bucket used to hold fries. Observed ice buildup in walk-in freezer. Observed soiled shelves in walk-in cooling unit. Observed personal employee cellphones on prep tables. Observed rusted and peeling vent hoods. Observed vector pest control boxes over prep services and clean utensil storage. Correct by next routine inspection.

Popeyes, 2505 82nd St. — Observed brown and molded lettuce in cooling unit. Observed rusted and soiled bottom of ice bin. Observed no paper towels at hand sink. Observed multiple damaged food storage containers. Observed personal employee beverage stored above chicken prep area. Observed soiled wiping cloths on the floor. Observed uncovered raw chicken in walk-in cooling unit. Observed shortening being stored on floor. Observed sinks not properly sealed to walk. Observed food storage containers stacked while wet. Observed damaged gasket on reach-in cooling unit. Observed soiled utensils in use. Observed soiled single-service items. Observed soiled fans in walk-in cooling unit, soiled soda machines and soiled gasket on reach-in cooluing unit. Observed leak under customer drink station. Observed damaged ceiling tiles in chemical closet. Observed no cover on trash can in women’s restroom. Correct by next routine inspection.

Cancun’s Mexican Restaurant (Food Service), 7905 University Ave. — Observed improper storage of prepared items. Cold hold food held at improper temperatures. Observed possible cross-contamination. Observed multiple soiled food service items. Observed reach-in cooling unit not maintaining adequate temperatures at the time of inspection. Observed broken thermometer in reach-in cooling unit. Observed inadequate date-marking systems. Observed several expired items. Observed damaged plates and bowls throughout facility. Observed unsealed wood under chip warmer. Observed personal employee beverage on prep service. Observed sanitizer bucket stored on floor. Observed damaged and soiled gaskets on multiple reach and cooling units. Observed soiled and damaged walls behind grill and baseboards. Correct by next routine inspection.

All inspections are conducted

by the City of Lubbock

Environmental Inspection Services

 

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