Restaurant diners use the Restaurant Alert app to discover health violations.
WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- DC's historic Union Market District and Prince George's County are where you'll find five health department closures from this week's Restaurant Alert.
Health inspectors temporarily closed Obeng International Wholesalers, 300 Morse Street, NE DC, Leo Dekelbaum, 417 Morse Street, NE DC, Kenny's Sub Shop, 8823 Greenbelt Road, Greenbelt, Md., Danny's Sub Shop, 9900 Greenbelt Road, Greenbelt, Md., 7-Eleven, 1331 Chillum Road, Mount Rainer, Md.
To check your favorite restaurant, have a Restaurant Alert smartphone link sent to you by texting FOOD to 25543
O'Beng International Wholesalers, see report: http://restaurantalert.wusa9.com/mobile/washington/restaurant/4657
The link above opens the inspection history of Obeng International Wholesalers on Morse Street, NE on the Restaurant Alert app. You'll find a May 14th closure with 27 violations such as "bags of food observed gnawed through, rodent droppings observed in food items, dead roaches observed, fruit flies observed and no hand washing observed."
Leo Dekelbaum, see report: http://restaurantalert.wusa9.com/mobile/washington/restaurant/2101
Tap the link above and that opens Leo Dekelbaum on the app. The wholesaler is also on Morse Street, NE and the app shows an April 2nd suspension breaking down 16 violations like "no hot water and sewage back up."
The WUSA9 Restaurant Alert app, doesn't include Prince George's County, which hasn't gone digital but we tracked down paperwork on 3 closures.
Kenny's Sub shop on Greenbelt Road was closed for a roach infestation and improper food temperatures.
Danny's Sub Shop, also on Greenbelt Road was closed for roach and mouse infestation.
And 7-Eleven on Chillum Road was closed for inadequate refrigeration.
To search the Restaurant Alert app yourself, text the word food to 25543 and we'll send you a link to the WUSA9 Restaurant Alert database.