Dinesafe Toronto

This week on DineSafe: Indian Spice Kitchen, Dollar Plus Discount Supermarket, Not Just Noodles

Not to sensationalize, but it was one revolting week on the DineSafe database.

Ristorante Roma takes the cake for grossness this week, with a total of 10 infractions. They include improper pest management and failure to provide hand washing and washroom supplies (what does this mean, anyway? No toilet paper?), not to mention a crucial error in food safety.

Indian Spice Kitchen on Markham Rd. showed up again this week, too. It gained the ire of DineSafe a couple of weeks ago, and for the same reason: failure to maintain hazardous foods at an appropriate temperature. I know it's not a sexy subject, but it's definitely worth paying attention when restaurants are in the caution zone more than once.

And "Dollar Plus Discount Supermarket" failed to provide approved meat. Eep! Read on for further off-putting details.

Indian Spice Kitchen Restaurant 748 Markham Rd.
Inspected on: May 3
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 4 (Minor: 1, Significant: 2, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to maintain hazardous foods at 4 C (40 F) or colder.

Draft Picks (formerly Ristorante Roma) (1090 Bloor St. W.)
Inspected on: April 30
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 10 (Minor: 2, Significant: 7, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to ensure food is not contaminated/adulterated.

Dollar Plus Discount Supermarket (2141 Ellesmere Rd.)
Inspected on: May 1
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 6 (Significant: 3, Crucial: 3)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to provide approved meat, failure to ensure food is not contaminated/adulterated, failure to maintain hazardous foods at 4 C (40 F) or colder.

Not Just Noodles (570 Yonge St.)
Inspected on: May 2
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 5 (Minor: 2, Significant: 2, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to maintain hazardous foods at 4 C (40 F) or colder.

Applause Catering (1700 Bathurst St.)
Inspected on: April 29
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 6 (Minor: 1, Significant: 4, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to ensure food is not contaminated/adulterated.

Lahore Grill & Fast Food Halal Restaurant (1274 Gerrard St. E.)
Inspected on: May 2
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 4 (Minor: 1, Significant: 3)
Crucial infractions include: N/A

Ruyi Chinese Restaurant (1029 Gerrard St. E.)
Inspected on: April 30
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 6 (Minor: 2, Significant: 3, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to ensure food is not contaminated/adulterated.

The New Pepper Chili (368 Broadview Ave.)
Inspected on: May 2
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 6 (Minor: 2, Significant: 3, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to ensure food is not contaminated/adulterated.


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