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Restaurant inspections, Nanoom To Go

A new restaurant in Stockbridge, still working through staffing and training, failed a recent health inspection because of repeat food safety violations.

Blake’s Eatery, 901 Rock Quarry Road, earned a 65/U on the same day a new manager arrived. The Henry County inspector said employees were making some of the same mistakes on this inspection as they did on the previous one. The restaurant opened in April.

Points were taken off for repeat hand washing violations. Employees were not washing their hands between task changes. One worker handled a raw shell then proceeded to handle clean equipment, and another touched money then grabbed food and drinks in a walk-in cooler.

The restaurant was flagged a second time for not marking ready to eat potentially hazardous foods with discard dates. Potato salad, pork and beans and cooked pork were more than a day old but the containers were not date marked.

Among other violations, some food items were not stored properly to prevent cross contamination. Raw fish and raw shrimp were stored with cooked turkey, fettuccine noodles and beverages. The seafood was relocated.

Blake’s Eatery will be re-inspected July 5, said one of the assistant managers. She said code violations from this inspection were “minor” and had already been taken care of. The restaurant’s previous score was a 77/C.

In other news, Nanoom To Go, 3312 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Duluth, was allowed to re-open after scoring an 88/B on a follow-up inspection.

Here are other recent inspection scores from area restaurants.

Cobb County

  • Bamboo China Bistro, 4400 Roswell Road, Marietta. 90/A
  • Frankie’s Italian Restaurant, 3085 Canton Highway, Marietta. 99/A
  • Las Palmas, 4200 Wade Green Road, Kennesaw. 92/A
  • New York Buffalo Wings, 340 Six Flags Drive, Austell. 93/A
  • Rosa’s Pizza, 3605 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta. 98/A

DeKalb County

  • Aldo’s Café, 4450 Hugh Howell Road, Tucker. 93/A
  • Antojitos Mexican Grill, 6806 Peachtree Industrial Blvd., Dunwoody. 90/A
  • Famous Pub & Sports Palace, 2947 N. Druid Hills Road, Atlanta. 86/B
  • Shingaani, 3711 N. Decatur Road, Decatur. 83/B
  • This is It BBQ & Seafood, 4065 Memorial Drive, Decatur. 86/B

Fulton County

  • Big Wong BBQ, 10820 Abbotts Bridge Road, Johns Creek. 98/A
  • Cleveland Avenue Café and Grill, 30 Cleveland Ave., Atlanta. 76/C
  • Dantanna’s, 3400 Woodale Drive, Atlanta. 94/A
  • Thai House, 1227 Alpharetta St., Roswell. 94/A
  • Golden Krust, 6025 Old National Highway, College Park. 90/A

Gwinnett County

  • Arena Tavern, 2000 Satellite Blvd., Duluth. 71/C
  • Asia Grill and Buffet, 3843 Buford Drive, Buford. 91/A
  • Green Tomato, 256 Gwinnett Drive, Lawrenceville. 78/C
  • Tequila Mexican Grill, 1108 Herrington Road, Lawrenceville. 97/A
  • Wild Wing Café, 3265 Lawrenceville Suwanee Road, Suwanee. 71/C

Henry County

  • Gezzo’s Surf & Grille, 199 Tanger Blvd., Locust Grove. 91/A
  • International House of Pancakes, 905 Hampton Road, McDonough. 79/C
  • Little Caesars, 1800 Panola Road, Ellenwood. 76/C
  • Padre’s, 2879 Hampton Locust Grove Road, Locust Grove. 81/B
  • Waffle House, 4833 Bill Gardner Parkway, Locust Grove. 73/C

– by Laura Berrios for the Food & More blog

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