News From Terre Haute, Indiana

November 5, 2012

RESTAURANT INSPECTONS: Nov. 5, 2012

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The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — Oct. 15-19:

Steak N Shake No. 203, 2900 S. Third St. (6 Critical) Carton of orange juice stored in ice for drinks; thawed soups in bag 77-107 degrees; cooked pasta, portioned sliced ham, cooked mushrooms not dated or dated incorrectly; no sanitizer dispensing in automatic dishwasher; food, ladle observed in handwash sinks; fruit flies observed around automatic dishwasher.

Chavas Mexican Grill, 669 Wabash Ave. (4 Critical, 4 Non-Critical) Employee drinks stored above prep table uncovered; topping cooler items temped at 50 degrees — internal temperature of foods in walk-in cooler found at 47 degrees — should be 41 degrees or less; slicer and chopper put away with food debris.

Thornton’s, 2330 S. Third St. (3 Critical, 2 Non-Critical) Wiping cloth and pitcher in handwash sink, soda can in rear handwash sink; mold observed on chute in ice machine; not sanitizing surfaces and equipment.

China Wok, 3247 N. 21st St. (1 Critical, 6 Non-Critical) Bourbon chicken in steam table found at 109 degrees — should be 135 degrees or above. Follow up in one week.

J. Ford’s Black Angus, 502 S. Third St. (1 Critical, 3 Non-Critical) Panko bread crumbs and flour found with clumps and sitting out at room temperature — should be 41 degrees or less (discarded).

Terminal Sports & Spirits, 820 Wabash Ave. (1 Critical, 3 Non-Critical) Basin and faucet at handwash sink in kitchen and bar found unclean.

Lil Pig’s, 963 U.S. 40 (1 Critical, 2 Non-Critical) Observed pink and black debris on soda fountain nozzles.

Penn Station East Coast Subs No. 182, 3642 S. U.S. 41 (1 Critical, 1 Non-Critical) Stainless steel sheet pans and white tubs found with a greasy film.

Umi Grill, 2002 S. Third St. (2 Non-Critical)

Sunrise Family Restaurant, 2949 S. Fifth St. (1 Non-Critical)

Bev’s Country Kitchen, 1303 S. 25th St. (1 Non-Critical)

Sarah Scott Middle School, 2000 S. Ninth St. (1 Non-Critical)

Establishments with no violations:

Valley Tobacco & Grocery, 431 National Ave.

Taco Bell No. 2180, 3636 S. U.S. 41

Walgreens, 2040 Lafayette Ave.

Dollar General No. 7358, 4540 S. Indiana 63

Dollar General No. 2569, 1168 Lafayette Ave.

Honey Creek Middle School, 6601 S. Carlisle St.

Starbucks, 4900 S. U.S. 41.

West Vigo Elementary, 500 Olive St.

Aldi Food Inc., 4421 S. First St.

Ouabache Elementary School, 501 Maple Ave.

Dollar General, 979 Poplar St.

West Vigo Middle & High School, 4750 W. Sarah Myers Drive

White Castle Systems Inc, 4340 S. U.S. 41

Follow-ups:

Chavas Mexican Grill, 669 Wabash Ave. (1 Non-Critical)

Steak N Shake No. 203, 2900 S. Third St. (No violations)

Establishments approved to operate:

Tarzan Zerbini Circus, Zorah Shrine Circus