WASHINGTON (WUSA9) -- This week's Restaurant Alert takes you inside DC kitchens.
Click here to see our updated list showing hundreds of area closures: http://www.wusa9.com/story/news/local/2014/03/20/restaurant-inspection-washington-dc/6660161/
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: http://restaurantalert.wusa9.com/mobile/washington/restaurant/466
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: http://restaurantalert.wusa9.com/mobile/washington/restaurant/1788
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."