DineSafe Toronto

This week on DineSafe: Ba Le, Delimark Cafe, Feng Mao Barbecue, Midnight Coffee, People's Eatery, Souvlaki Express , Sushi Hana, Tony's Cafe & Grill

This week on DineSafe, the People's Eatery on Spadina brought with it a little more than breads and circuses. Most notably, insects. After about four slaps on the wrist over the past year for so-called failures in "pest control," the restaurant was finally shut down this week for failing to "prevent an insect infestation." Who would've seen that one coming?! Also on the DineSafe low list this week is Sushi Hana on Yonge north of Wellesley, which has been doing pretty well since its closure back in February, only to regress back to its dubious sanitary ways. Here's a look at some of the offenders on DineSafe this week.

Ba Le Sandwiches(538 Dundas St W)
Inspected on: December 3
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 6 (Minor: 3, Significant: 1, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Inadequate food temperature control

Delimark Cafe (895 Don Mills Road)
Inspected on: December 6
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 3 (Minor: 0, Significant: 2, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Inadequate food temperature control

Feng Mao Barbecue Restaurant (4035 Gordon Baker Road)
Inspected on: December 6
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 4 (Minor: 2, Significant: 1, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to protect food from contamination

Midnight Coffee and Restaurant (2965 Islington Ave)
Inspected on: December 5
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 10 (Minor: 4, Significant: 4, Crucial: 0)
Crucial infractions include: N/A

People's Eatery (307 Spadina Ave)
Inspected on: December 6
Inspection finding: Red (Closed)
Number of infractions: 4 (Minor: 0, Significant: 2, Crucial: 1)
Condition(s) for closure: Operator fail to prevent an insect infestation

Souvlaki Express (745 Mount Pleasant Ave)
Inspected on: December 4
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions: 9 (Minor: 3, Significant: 4, Crucial: 2)
Crucial infractions include: Inadequate food temperature control, failure to protect food from contamination

Sushi Hana (591 Yonge St)
Inspected on: December 4
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 5 (Minor: 2, Significant: 2, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to protect food from contamination

Tony's CafĂŠ & Grill (1111 Finch Ave W)
Inspected on: December 5
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 6 (Minor: 2, Significant: 2, Crucial: 2)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to protect food from contamination, inadequate food temperature control


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