Restaurant Alert: Market Place, MN Store, Jenny's

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- This week's Restaurant Alert takes you inside DC kitchens.

Click here to see our updated list showing hundreds of area closures:

Inspectors temporarily closed The Market Place at 2100 2nd Street, SW DC; Minnesota Store 3728 Minnesota Avenue, NE DC; and Jenny's at 6332 Marlboro Pike, District Heights, Md.

They all passed re-inspection and are back in business.

To check your favorite restaurant, have a Restaurant Alert smartphone link sent to you by texting FOOD to 25543.

The Market Place, see report:

Click on the link above and it takes you to a closure report on the app for The Market Place on 2nd street SW DC.

You can check out its May 23rd closure inspection report documenting 9 violations including "unclean contact surfaces throughout and cold items in the open cooler display are all held at improper temperatures."

In a written statement, the license holder, ILC Creations, tells WUSA9 "We apologize to our clients and patrons...we are doing all we can to prevent any future issues."

Minnesota Store. see report:

Tap on the link above on the Restaurant Alert app and it shows a June 3rd report for Minnesota Store with 15 closure violations including "rodent droppings observed throughout the establishment."

Prince George's County hasn't gone digital, so WUSA9 tracked down paperwork on a closure at Jenny's on Marlboro Pike in District Heights, Md. Health inspectors shut it down citing a "rodent infestation."


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