News From Terre Haute, Indiana

November 12, 2012


Vigo County Health Department
Special to the Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — The following food establishments were inspected Oct. 22-26.

La Tienda de Maria, 5127 S. U.S. 41 (6 Critical, 7 Non-Critical) Pork chorizo, queso cheese, raw pork, ham lunch meat, raw eggs found at 49-74 degrees; should be 41 degrees or less; handwash sink in kitchen blocked by chair; observed employee handling/preparing tacos with bare hands; employee not sanitizing dishes after washing; beans, pork and chicken not marked with date of consumption (discarded); found rotten limes in cooler in kitchen and rotten watermelon on floor in storage room.

Crazy Buffett, 4676 S. U.S. 41 (2 Critical, 4 Non-Critical) Food on hot bar held at 108-118 degrees; should be 135 degrees or more; cooked food in walk-in cooler not properly date marked.

Pizza Hut of Vigo County, 3040 Wabash Ave. (2 Critical, 3 Non-Critical) Front handwash sink found dirty; black debris found on soda nozzles and inside ice machine.

Burger King No. 11099, 2575 Indiana 46 (1 Critical, 5 Non-Critical) Debris found on ice machine chute.

Applebee's Neighborhood Grill, 1950 Fort Harrison Road (1 Critical, 5 Non-Critical) Burned-on debris observed accumulated in chips drawer.

Sonic Drive-In, 2149 S. Indiana 46 (1 Critical, 2 Non-Critical) Cooking utensil not washed, rinsed and sanitized every four hours.

Coffee Cup Family Restaurant, 1512 Lafayette Ave. (1 Critical, 2 Non-Critical) Soup, cooked pasta, rice pilaf not date marked.

Bayles Marathon, 3000 U.S. 41 S. (1 Critical, 1 Non-Critical) Spray nozzle below flood rim at 3-bay sink, no air gap provided to prevent back siphonage.

Bethany House, 1402 Locust St. (1 Critical) Ice observed in handwash sink.

Los Tres Caminos, 5147 S. U.S. 41 (2 Non-Critical)

Wolfe's Terre Haute Auto Auction, 1717 E. Margaret Drive (1 Non-Critical)

King of Diamonds, 1901 Locust St. (1 Non-Critical)

T.H. Treats dba Baskin Robbins, 2 W. Honey Creek Parkway (1 Non-Critical)

Establishments with no violations:

Catholic Charities, 1356 Locust St.

Shadow Auction Barn, 1517 Maple Ave.

Ryves Hall Youth Center, 1356 Locust St.

Dreiser Square Community Center WCIEDD, 115 Dreiser Square

Oriental Market, 2501 S. Third St.

Caboodle Cupcakes, 3419 S. Seventh St.

Honey Baked Ham, 120 W. Honey Creek Parkway

Ritter's Frozen Custard, 2203 Lafayette Ave.


Crazy Buffett, 4676 S. U.S. 41 (5 Non-Critical)

Terminal Sports & Spirits, 820 Wabash Ave. (1 Non-Critical)

China Wok, 3247 N. 21st St. (No Violations)