Restaurant Alert: Repeat violator Cosmo Cafe & Ninnella

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - In this week's report, a repeat violator near the L'Enfant Plaza Metro and a Capitol Hill fine dining spot with a rodent problem.

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Inspectors closed Cosmo Cafe, 600 Maryland Avenue, SE DC; Ninnella, 106 13th Street, SE DC; and D & K Mini Market, 3333 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE, DC. All passed a re-inspection and are back in business.

Cosmo Cafe, see report:

Cosmo Cafe located at 600 Maryland Street, SW DC is a place you can buy sushi and the lunch buffet by the pound.

It was closed in December 2013 with 13 violations including chicken soup, hamburger and chicken held at improper temperatures.

Click on the May 1, 2014 report to see a repeat closure inspection citing 28 violations including "foods observed held at room temperature" and "chicken stored in buckets that were previously used to hold detergent."

Ninnella, see the report:

Key in Ninnella on 13th Street, SE and tap on the April 22, 2014 closure inspection showing 16 violations including "rodent droppings" and "no hot water."

D & K Mini Market, see the report:

On Martin Luther King Junior Avenue, SE search D & K Mini Market and you'll find a 5 violations closure including a repeat violation of no one "adequately trained" in food safety.

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