DC's Department of Health has released a list of 21 food establishments closed twice or more since January 2011 for health department violations

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WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - DC's Department of Health has released a list of 21 food establishments closed twice or more since January 2011 for health department violations.

Officials released the list in response to a WUSA9 investigation into health department policies regarding repeat restaurant offenders.

In the WUSA9 investigation, DOH acknowledged it does not seek permanent closures of repeat offenders as a spokeswoman had previously claimed and announced enforcement changes in response to our inquiry.

See investigation here:

http://www.wusa9.com/story/news/investigations/russ-ptacek/2014/08/25/restaurant-repeat-closure-dc/14599575/

DOH LIST OF FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS CLOSED TWICE OR MORE

Bistro 18, 2420 18th St NW

Chen's Gourmet Carryout, 5117 MacArthur Blvd NW

Cosi, 700 11th St NW

Grand China Carryout, 6925 Blair Rd NW

Heritage India, 1633 P St NW (including sister restaurants at same location operating as Cafe Mirasol, Skewers, Cafe Luna, and Malgudi's)

Heritage India, 1901 Pennsylvania Ave NW

Jenny's, 1000 Water St. NW

Jolt N Bolt, 1918 18th St NW

Jumbo Slice Pizza, 1344 U St NW

Kelly Cajun Grill, 1825 I St NW

LA Café, 1825 I St NW

Lori's Gift Shop at Providence Hospital, 1150 Varnum St. NE

Lucky Corner Store, 5433 Georgia Ave NW

McDonald's, 841 H St NE

Montana Liquor, 1801 Montana Ave NE

New Big Wong, 610 H St. NE

New York Pizza, 2 Florida Ave NE

Popeye's Chicken, 601 Malcolm X Avenue (Portland St SE)

Sawah Diner, 2222 18th St NW

Tackle Box, 3425 M St NW

Vittorio Pizzeria, 50 Massachusetts Ave NE

Wings to Go, 3502 12 St NE

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