dinesafe toronto

This Week on DineSafe: Le Gourmand, Smoke's Poutinerie, Starving Artist, La Prep, Karachi Kitchen

This week on DineSafe, Karachi Kitchen was shut down for the second time since July. The restaurant was cited for failure to prevent an insect infestation amongst other infractions. While that was the only red card issued, a few other well known establishments found themselves in the health inspector's bad books as well.

See which other establishments landed on DineSafe this week.

Shoeless Joe's (720 Spadina Ave.)
Inspected on: October 27, 2015
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions: 2 (Minor: 1, Significant: 1)
Crucial infractions include: N/A

Cherry Street Restaurant (275 Cherry St.)
Inspected on: October 28, 2015
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions: 4 (Minor: 3, Significant: 1)
Crucial infractions include: N/A

La Prep (5150 Yonge St.)
Inspected on: October 28, 2015
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions: 3 (Significant: 3)
Crucial infractions include: N/A

Maja Indian Cuisine (345 Bloor St. East)
Inspected on: October 28, 2015
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions: 2 (Minor: 1, Significant:1)
Crucial infractions include: N/A

Smoke's Poutinerie (772 College St.)
Inspected on: October 28, 2015
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions: 5 (Minor: 1, Significant: 4)
Crucial infractions include: N/A

Karachi Kitchen (2300 Lawrence Ave. East)
Inspected on: October 30, 2015
Inspection finding: Red (Closed)
Number of infractions: 6 (Minor: 3, Significant: 2, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Operator fail to prevent an insect infestation.

Le Gourmand (152 Spadina Ave.)
Inspected on: October 30, 2015
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions: 4 (Minor: 1, Significant: 3)
Crucial infractions include: N/A

Starving Artist (810 College St.)
Inspected on: October 30, 2015
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions: 1 (Significant: 1)
Crucial infractions include: N/A

Note: The above businesses each received infractions from DineSafe as originally reported on the DineSafe site. This does not imply that any of these businesses have not subsequently corrected the issue and received a passing grade by DineSafe inspectors. For the latest status for each of the mentioned businesses, including details on any subsequent inspections, please be sure to check the DineSafe site.


Latest Videos



Latest Videos


Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in Eat & Drink

Another Loblaws-owned store in Toronto is transforming into a No Frills

Italian bakery and cafe is closing in Toronto after not renewing lease

Loblaws suppliers debilitated by the grocery giant's questionable practices

You can now get a massive cup of coffee in Toronto that's bigger than your head

Shoppers taken aback by stark difference of the price of milk in Ontario versus the U.S.

Pusateri's grocery store closing Toronto location after 20 years

Shoppers call out deals that aren't really deals at Ontario grocery stores

French restaurant that was a local favourite in Toronto shuts down