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This week on DineSafe: Bahara Cuisine, Canton Chilli, Castro's Fiestahan, Dragon Dynasty, Lil' Bean N' Green, Omi, Pho Dau Bo, Poondy Bread

This week on DineSafe, two Toronto restaurants were shut down due to infestations. Bahara Cuisine House on Carlton Street was first, caught in the midst of a rodent infestation. Next was Castro's Fiestahan on Bathurst, which was forced to close because of an insect infestation. Are we having fun yet? Also on the DineSafe offenders' list this week was Poondy Bread (no stranger to the DineSafe low list), plus a surprise in the form of a conditional pass handed to the popular Lil' Bean N' Green in Leslieville. Here's a look at some of the DineSafe highlights this week.

Bahara Cuisine House (178 Carlton St)
Inspected on: February 19
Inspection finding: Red (Closed)
Number of infractions: 7 (Minor: 3, Significant: 1, Crucial: 3)
Condition(s) for closure: Operator fail to prevent a rodent infestation

Canton Chilli (418 Spadina Ave)
Inspected on: February 20
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 6 (Minor: 2, Significant: 3, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to ensure/provide for proper employee hygiene/handwashing

Castro's Fiestahan (4130 Bathurst St)
Inspected on: February 20
Inspection finding: Red (Closed)
Number of infractions: 8 (Minor: 4, Significant: 3, Crucial: 1)
Condition(s) for closure: Operator fail to prevent an insect infestation

Dragon Dynasty (2301 Brimley Rd)
Inspected on: February 20
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 7 (Minor: 4, Significant: 2, Crucial: 0)
Crucial infractions include: N/A

Lil' Bean N' Green (1133 Queen St E)
Inspected on: February 19
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 7 (Minor: 3, Significant: 3, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to protect food from contamination

Omi Restaurant (243 Carlton St)
Inspected on: February 19
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 4 (Minor: 1, Significant: 2, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to protect food from contamination

Pho Dau Bo (665 Markham Rd)
Inspected on: February 19
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 7 (Minor: 1, Significant: 2, Crucial: 2)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to ensure/provide for proper employee hygiene/handwashing, failure to protect food from contamination

Poondy Bread Bakery (729 Kennedy Rd)
Inspected on: February 19
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 4 (Minor: 2, Significant: 1, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to protect food from contamination


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