Logan’s Rib-Eye, 100 S. Fruitridge Ave. (3 Critical, 2 Non-Critical) Black debris found inside ice machine and on bar nozzle holder and nozzle; built-up debris found on stainless steel baking sheets; meat slicer and veggie dicer observed with old food debris.
Amvets Post 222, 2420 Fifth Ave. (1 Critical, 2 Non-Critical) Brown debris found in kitchen handwash sink.
Jiffy Mini Mart No. 527, 1301 Poplar St. (1 Critical, 2 Non-Critical) Employee not sanitizing utensils properly.
Pizza Hut of Vigo County, 3040 Wabash Ave. (1 Critical, 1 Non-Critical) Proofer lids, personal pans and deep dish pans found with greasy film and/or food debris.
Chick-Fil-A, 3675 S. U.S. 41 (1 Critical, 1 Non-Critical) Sliced cheese found at 56 degrees; should be 41 degrees or less.
Lawton Byrum VFW Post 972, 1111 Veterans Square (1 Critical, 1 Non-Critical) Baked potatoes in walk-in cooler not marked with date of consumption (discarded).
Stephen’s Inn, 2330 S. 13th St. (1 Critical) Pink and black debris found inside ice machine.
Homey’s Que & Grill, 1160 S. 13th St. (2 Non-Critical)
Taco Bell, 3636 U.S. 41 (1 Non-Critical)
Ouabache Elementary School, 501 Maple Ave. (1 Non-Critical)
Terre Town Elementary School, 2121 Boston Ave. (1 Non-Critical)
Establishments with no violations:
Brownstone Manor, 56 S. 12th St.
The Bush Family Restaurant, 932 Locust St.
Sarah Scott Middle School, 2000 S. Ninth St.
Deming Elementary School, 1750 Eighth Ave.
Square Donuts Inc., 2417 Fort Harrison
Walgreens, 2040 Lafayette Ave.
The Cabin Pub & Grub, 1350 Hulman St.
Riley Elementary School, 6200 S. Canal St.
Approved to open:
Tecumseh Tavern, 192 Durkee’s Ferry Road
Denny’s Restaurant No. 392, 3442 U.S. 41 (1 Non-Critical)
Biryani Bowl LLC d/b/a Persis, 2309 S. Third St. (No violations)
Wendy’s, 2803 Wabash Ave. (4 Critical, 3 Non-Critical) Gnats and flies observed throughout kitchen; front handwash sink found dirty; various kinds of sliced cheese and blue cheese in topping/make coolers found at 48 to 61 degrees; should be 41 degrees or less; spray nozzles above prep sink and three-bay sink found with built-up debris.
M. Moggers Brewery, 908 Poplar St. (2 Critical, 5 Non-Critical) Italian beef, shredded pork, mashed potatoes and vegetables found at 91.5 in warmer; should be 135 degrees or above (discarded); Italian beef, shredded pork, mashed potatoes and vegetables reheated in warmer.
Real Hacienda, 3728 Wabash Ave. (2 Critical, 3 Non-Critical) Can opener observed with food debris; spray nozzle at three-bay sink below flood rim.
Chili’s Bar & Grill, 5601 S. U.S. 41 (2 Critical, 2 Non-Critical) Black and orange debris found inside ice machine; no sanitizer measured in dishwasher.
Northstar Tavern, 2301 Lafayette Ave. (1 Critical, 3 Non-Critical) Water filter for handwash sink drips into bucket; drains under three-bay sink dripping in bucket and on floor.
Royal Mandarin Express, 43 Southland Center (1 Critical, 2 Non-Critical) Debris found on ice machine chute and soda fountain nozzles.
Uncle Al’s Pecans, 1616 Poplar St. (1 Critical, 2 Non-Critical) Sliced cheeses found at 53 to 71 degrees; should be 41 degrees or less.
Park Avenue Diner, 2697 E. Park Ave. (3 Non-Critical)
Panda Garden, 3540 S. U.S. 41 (2 Non-Critical)
Exotic Thai, 1295 S. Third St. (1 Non-Critical)
Brown’s Diner, 3180 N. Fruitridge Ave. (1 Non-Critical)
Arby’s, 2155 Lafayette Ave. (1 Non-Critical)
The Wyndmoor, 1465 E Crossing Blvd (1 Non-Critical)
Vigo County Head Start, 705 S. Fifth St. (1 Non-Critical)
Stuckey Pecan Shop, 9950 S. U.S. 41 (1 Non-Critical)
Establishments with no violations:
Rio Grande Elementary, 5555 E. Rio Grande Road
CVS, 1320 Maple Ave.
Glenda’s Place Inc., 230 Paris Ave.
St. Patrick’s School Cafeteria, 449 S. 19th St.
St. Patrick Lunch Program, 1807 Poplar St.
Subway, 1735 N Third St.
Dairy Queen, 1331 N. 13th St.
Dixie Bee Elementary, 1655 E Jessica Drive
Woodrow Wilson, 301 S. 25th St.
Approved to operate at the Zorah Shrine Circus:
Zorah Shrine (No violations)
Approved to operate at the Valley United Music Festival:
Triple M Concessions (2 Critical) Water container roasting pan observed with food debris and dead bugs; grill top found with leftover burned food particles.
Sati Babi Mobile Unit (1 Non-Critical)
Geno’s Kettle Corn (No violations)
Crillville BBQ (No violations)
Oriental Foods (No violations)
GRAPE SENSE: News from the world’s wine regions can affect future prices
News from the world’s wine regions can affect even the average wine drinker. There is a lot going on, particularly in California, which can affect future wine prices.
TRIED ’N’ TRUE: The easiest ham loaf I’ve ever made
I have been asked for a good ham loaf recipe. This is really good. It comes from a friend of mine in Morton, Ill. Eileen Knapp makes this for her kids and grandkids — we all enjoyed it.
Downtown coffee shop reopens under new ownership
A popular coffeehouse, with roots in downtown Terre Haute’s revival, has returned after a six-month absence.
Taco Bell takes aim at McDonald’s with breakfast
NEW YORK (AP) — Egg McMuffin, meet the Waffle Taco.
Taco Bell is readying for the launch of its national breakfast menu on March 27, with items such as the A.M. Crunchwrap designed to appeal to its fan base of younger men. And the chain says breakfast will be available until 11 a.m. — a half-hour later than McDonald’s offers its Egg McMuffins.
RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Feb. 24, 2014
TRIED ‘N’ TRUE: No need to knead dough much for these rolls
I know we all like homemade bread. These rolls are great.
When we used to have Christmas with Gene’s family, his uncle Bob Beard’s daughter made these Oatmeal Rolls.
New management, new shot at success
The Golden Corral restaurant is riding back into Terre Haute after an absence of nearly three years.
RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Feb. 17, 2014
GRAPE SENSE: The rare but exciting 100 percent Sagrantino wine
It’s easy to buy a big, expensive California Cabernet, red Bordeaux or Oregon Pinot Noir for an intimate dinner party or special gift. But to really surprise a serious wine lover or yourself, why not try something really different?
TRIED ‘N’ TRUE: A nutritious, delicious after-school snack
We are always looking for something good and easy to give to the kids when they get home from school. I know I always was.
When grandkids came along they would help me make all kinds of bars. This recipe is from Pam from Sullivan Extension.
Rice recalled after skin reactions in children
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is warning against eating Uncle Ben’s rice products served at schools, restaurants, hospitals and other food service institutions after children in three states had skin reactions and other symptoms that were linked to the rice.
TRIED ‘N’ TRUE: A quick pork chop recipe to throw in the oven
At this time of year we need something quick. We go to work and we want to make something for our loved ones.
You can make this for two, four, six or however many loved ones you may have.
Southern-style barbecue restaurant planned next to Interstate 70 exit
Bandana’s BAR-B-Q, a southern-style barbecue restaurant based in St. Louis, is set to open a new location in Terre Haute this summer.
Restaurant Inspections: Feb. 3, 2013
TRIED ‘N’ TRUE: An Italian chicken recipe that’s easy to make
This recipe comes from one of my readers who wanted to remain anonymous. Their grandparents made this chicken all the time, especially when family or friends dropped by their home.
TRIED ‘N’ TRUE: A really good chocolate chip cake recipe
Last September, I bought two cookbooks from Dunlap Methodist Church, one for me and one for my grandson, Tyler, who wants to be a chef. I told him the best cookbooks are ones from churches and different organizations. They have been tried.
Restaurant Inspections: Jan. 6, 2013
Restaurant Inspections: Dec. 30, 2013
RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Dec. 23, 2013
TRIED ‘N’ TRUE: A pumpkin dessert for Christmas
Merry Christmas! I love pumpkin pie. Pumpkin any way you have it is good.
RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Dec. 16, 2013
Restaurant Inspections: Dec. 9, 2013
TRIED 'N' TRUE: Tea party cookies, lemon and orange
When you get done with these cookies, you will have two different flavors. Our grandkids loved to make the balls and roll them in powered sugar. I can’t remember when I first got this recipe, but it has to have been at least 40 years ago.
TRIED ’N’ TRUE: You can’t tell there’s Velveeta in this fudge
At Christmastime we make sweets, candy, cookies, etc. When we were in State Soil and Water, we would bring cookies and candy for the last night at the meetings. A friend of mine, Marie Bunting, brought this fudge recipe and samples.
- RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Nov. 25, 2013
RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Nov. 18, 2013
The Vigo County Health Department inspected the following food establishments Oct. 28-Nov. 1:
TRIED ’N’ TRUE: Serve Pecan Sour Cream Coffee Cake as breakfast appetizer
Last July I was with a friend of mine helping her with her home and dog. I was looking through her cookbooks and I saw this coffee cake recipe. This would be a good recipe for when we have family and friends overnight for Thanksgiving
TRIED ’N’ TRUE: Try pudding alternative to pumpkin pie
When I belonged to Weight Watchers I tried to come up with a pudding that tasted as close to the pie as I could. I love this warm, but you can serve it cold. You’ll be surprised at how much it taste like the pie.
TRIED ’N’ TRUE: Country Apples in the slow cooker
Can you believe we are almost into the holiday season? I have been getting requests for some easy recipes for the holidays using the slow cooker. Having everyone busy, busy, busy, we need all the help we can get.
RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS: Oct. 28, 2013
Thornton’s No. 80, 2330 S. Third St., (2 Critical, 2 Non-Critical) — Pitcher and wiping cloth found in handwash sink; Chute on ice machine found with debris.
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