Ambrosini’s, 1367 Wabash Ave. (4 Critical, 5 Non-Critical) — Pepperoni, sausage, supreme pizza on lunch buffet found at 117 to 126; should be 135. Sliced ham, spaghetti and Italian beef not marked with date of consumption. Chopper found with dried food debris. Stainless steel pans found stacked unclean. No sanitizer measured in dishwasher.
Kroger J-981 & Fuel Center, 2650 Wabash Ave. (2 Critical, 1 Non-Critical) — Stainless steel sheet pans in bakery and deli found with burnt-on debris. Sanitizer not registered at three-bay sink in bakery.
Baesler’s Market, 2900 Poplar St. (1 Critical, 5 Non-Critical) — Spray nozzle at three-bay sink in meat department found below the floor rim.
Little Caesar’s, 1834 Lafayette Ave. (1 Critical, 3 Non-Critical) — Handles on both handwash sinks found with pink debris.
New Day Café, 2919 S. Third St. (1 Critical, 2 Non-Critical) — Large containers of pasta not all marked with date of consumption.
Comfort Suites, 501 E. Margaret Ave. (1 Critical, 1 Non-Critical) — No sanitizer dispensing in three-bay sink.
McDonald’s, 3032 Wabash Ave. (1 Critical, 1 Non-Critical) — Pass-through trays found with built-up grease.
Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill, 2506 S. Third St. (1 Critical, 1 Non-Critical) — Black debris found on wait station soda nozzle casing.
Vigo County Jail, 201 Cherry St. (3 Non-Critical)
Umi Grill, 2002 S. Third St. (3 Non-Critical)
6th Avenue Bar, 796 Lafayette Ave. (1 Non-Critical)
Quality Inn, 555 S. Third St. (1 Non-Critical)
Save-A-Lot Store, 3 Plaza North Shopping Center (1 Non-Critical)
International House of Pancakes, 2901 S. Third St. (1 Non-Critical)
Baskin Robbins, 2 W. Honey Creek Parkway (1 Non-Critical)
Establishments with no violations:
Pear Tree Inn, 3050 W. U.S. 41 S.
Joe Muggs Coffee Shop, 3370 S. U.S. 41
Domino’s Pizza, 4408 S. Seventh St.
Subway No. 29157, 5785 S. U.S. 41
Monical’s Pizza, 3704 S. U.S. 41
AMC Showplace Theatres, 3153 S. 3rd Place.
AMC Showplace Theatres, 3131 S. 3rd Place.
Harvest Bakery, 715 S. 34th St.
Marine Corps League, 3006 N. 16th
Pizza Hut of Terre Haute, 2400 S. Third St.
Rod & Gun Club, 2525 Lambert
Approved to open:
Hickory Farms, 3401 S. U.S. 41
Harvest Bakery LLC, 905 S. 25th St.
Great Steak, 3401 S. U.S. 41
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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