Toronto DineSafe

This Week on DineSafe: Hot Box Cafe, Kim's Cafe, Lobster Trap, May's Deli, Pastis, Philthy McNasty's, Po Chi Tong, The Abbot Pub

This week on DineSafe, three places were shut down for various infestations. THREE. Which is unacceptable and terrifying and upsetting all at the same time — but also, I should note, quite rare. Kim's Café on Gerrard, Po Chi Tong Chinese Natural Food Store on Dundas, and Lobster Trap on Avenue Road were the culprits this week, all of which were deemed unsuitable to continue operation. And the rest of us are left to toil in our creepy-crawly fears.

In related news, Hot Box Café was given a conditional pass for none of the reasons you'd expect. Here are some of the DineSafe offenders this week.

Hot Box Cafe
Inspected on: April 19
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 5 (Minor: 3, Significant: 2, Crucial: 0)
Crucial infractions include: N/A

Kim's Cafe
Inspected on: April 17
Inspection finding: Red(Closed)
Number of infractions: 7 (Minor: 3, Significant: 2, Crucial: 2)
Condition(s) for closure: Operator fail to prevent an insect infestation

Lobster Trap
Inspected on: April 19
Inspection finding: Red (Closed)
Number of infractions: 10 (Minor: 3, Significant: 5, Crucial: 1)
Condition(s) for closure: Operator fail to prevent an insect infestation

May's Delicatessen
Inspected on: April 16
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 8 (Minor: 2, Significant: 3 Crucial: 3)
Crucial infractions include: Inadequate food temperature control, failure to protect food from contamination, failure to ensure/provide for proper employee hygiene/handwashing

Pastis
Inspected on: April 18
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 5 (Minor: 2, Significant: 2, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to protect food from contamination

Philthy McNasty's
Inspected on: April 19
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 18 (Minor: 5, Significant: 8, Crucial: 2)
Crucial infractions include: Inadequate food temperature control

Po Chi Tong Chinese Natural Food Store
Inspected on: April 18
Inspection finding: Red (Closed)
Number of infractions: 10 (Minor: 3, Significant: 4, Crucial: 2)
Condition(s) for closure: Operator fail to prevent a rodent infestation

The Abbot Pub
Inspected on: April 16
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 7 (Minor: 3, Significant: 4, Crucial: 0)
Crucial infractions include: N/A


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