Restaurant Alert: Sala Thai, Shawafel, Grand China

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- In today's Restaurant Alert, we're tracking restaurants with double digit violations in suspensions at Columbia Heights, along the H Street corridor and Petworth.

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

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

Sala Thai, see report:

Click the link above to read the July 24th citations at Sala Thai on Georgia Avenue NW DC.

Sala Thai's report shows 32 violations including, "mouse droppings observed throughout back of house in corners and on equipment." and "live roach observed in dish area and fruit flies observed in dry storage area." Inspectors also cited "hands are not washed after employees touch clothing and body parts."

Grand China, see report:

Click the link above to go see a July 22nd report at Grand China on 11th Street NW. The Alert shows 26 violations including "rodent (mouse) droppings located in different locations in the stored." It also cites "cold food item(s) held at improper temperatures" above 41 degrees F.

Shawafel, see report:

Click the link above to read a July 17th report at Shawafel Restaurant on H Street, NE.

The Alert cites 22 closure violations including "roaches (baby nymphs and adults) were observed crawling on wall and floor, files and dead roaches and roach feces."


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