DineSafe Toronto

This Week on DineSafe: Family Thai, Magic Oven, Pizza Pizza, Simple Bistro, South China Restaurant, Sunrise Bar & Grill, Sushi Hana, Sushi Villa

This week on DineSafe, two Toronto restaurants were caught operating amidst rodent infestations. And yes, that menacing feeling in your throat is your gag reflex now on alert. Sushi Hana at Yonge and Wellesley was closed for an apparent rodent infestation (and a myriad of other infractions, but I digress), and so too was South China Restaurant at Mount Pleasant and Davisville, both for an infestation and general "gross unsanitary conditions."

Gulp. I'd say ignorance is bliss, but bliss doesn't usually involve one's head over a toilet. There were also a number of conditional passes handed out this week, which suddenly have the impression of being a lot less devastating. In any case, I suspect there will be a few more Torontonians packing their lunches for work tomorrow. Here are a few of the notable guilty parties caught by DineSafe inspections this week.

Family Thai
Inspected on: February 22
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 5 (Minor: 3, Significant: 1, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Inadequate food temperature control

Magic Oven (Dupont)
Inspected on: February 23
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 6 (Minor: 3, Significant: 3, Crucial: 0)
Crucial infractions include: N/A

Pizza Pizza (Dufferin Mall)
Inspected on: February 21
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 3 (Minor: 1, Significant: 1, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to ensure/provide for proper employee hygiene/handwashing

Simple Bistro
Inspected on: February 21
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 10 (Minor: 4, Significant: 6, Crucial: 0)
Crucial infractions include: N/A

South China Restaurant
Inspected on: February 21
Inspection finding: Red (Closed)
Number of infractions: 13 (Minor: 3, Significant: 5, Crucial: 5)
Condition(s) for closure: Operator fail to prevent a rodent infestation, operator fail to prevent gross unsanitary conditions

Sunrise Bar & Grill
Inspected on: February 21
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 8 (Minor: 3, Significant: 4, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to protect food from contamination

Sushi Hana
Inspected on: February 23
Inspection finding: Red (Closed)
Number of infractions: 8 (Minor: 2, Significant: 2, Crucial: 4)
Condition(s) for closure: Operator fail to prevent a rodent infestation

Sushi Villa
Inspected on: February 23
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 5 (Minor: 4, Significant: 1, Crucial: 0)
Crucial infractions include: N/A


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