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This week on DineSafe: Friendly Thai, Hero Certified Burgers, Kabul Halal Meat, Kim Po Vietnamese, Simple Bistro, Steeles Bakery, Very Fair Seafood, What a Bagel

This week on DineSafe, I discovered what is, perhaps, the best-named restaurant in Toronto. That is, a place called "Very Fair Seafood Cuisine" in Scarborough (yes, I understand that "fair" is probably used as a descriptor of value, rather than quality). Unfortunately, I made the discovery because of its eight health violations and not because of any restaurant merits. Oh well. Joining Very Fair on the DineSafe list this week is What A Bagel at Spadina and Richmond, Steeles Bakery up in North York, and a handful of others now toting yellow passes. Here's a look at some DineSafe offenders this week.

Friendly Thai (Bloor/Crawford)
Inspected on: November 1
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 10 (Minor: 2, Significant: 6, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Inadequate food temperature control

Hero Certified Burgers (Forest Hill Village)
Inspected on: October 30
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 7 (Minor: 1, Significant: 4, Crucial: 2)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to prevent food from contamination, failure to ensure/provide for proper employee hygiene/handwashing

Kabul Halal Meat
Inspected on: October 29
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 11 (Minor: 2, Significant: 8, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Improper storage/removal of waste

Kim Po Vietnamese Restaurant (Dundas/Spadina)
Inspected on: October 29
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions: 7 (Minor: 3, Significant: 3, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Inadequate food temperature control

Simple Bistro
Inspected on: October 29
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 8 (Minor: 3, Significant: 4, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to protect food from contamination

Steeles Bakery
Inspected on: October 26
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 12 (Minor: 3, Significant: 8, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Inadequate food temperature control

Very Fair Seafood Cuisine
Inspected on: October 30
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 8 (Minor: 3, Significant: 4, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to protect food from contamination

What a Bagel (Spadina/Richmond)
Inspected on: October 30
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 5 (Minor: 1, Significant: 2, Crucial: 2)
Crucial infractions include: Inadequate food temperature control, failure to protect food from contamination


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