Food for Thought Report 1.17 - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

1/17/08

Food for Thought Report 1.17

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They make sure Lubbock's home-bound has something to eat every day, and the health department says the food Lubbock's Meals on Wheels delivers is perfect.

If your friends or family stay at the Hampton Inn and Suites at 5614 Englewood join them for dinner. Their last health inspection earned them five stars.

King's Gas at 1540 East 19th takes the throne this week. Zero critical violations crowns them with a perfect score.

Now it's time for some repetition as our list of repeat top performers starts inside BodyWorks at 5105 82nd Street. From healthy sandwiches to healthier than most" pizzas, Noble Roman's/Tuscano's offers a menu that helps health conscious adults eat smart after a workout while the kids can indulge.

And when it comes to the young ones, or just the young-at-heart - here's something to swing at. Putt-Putt Fun Center at 5110 29th Drive sinks a hole-in-one in their latest health inspection.

Next we head to the City Grill at 4609 Avenue A. Truckers can keep on coming cause this truck stop is a repeat top performer.

Smoothie King is another repeat top performer that makes the list again this week. Located at 3723 19th street, they blend up another perfect score.

And to round out this week's list - a 10-time top performance for a college hot spot and Lubbock Legacy. That's right! One Guy From Italy at 1101 University can now not only boast about the best calzones, but also 10 perfect health inspections.

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Food for Thought 1.17
Here is a complete list of the restaurants and their violations for the week ending on 1/17/08..

This previous top performer finds itself alone on the low performing list this week. Coffee Haus at 1401 University had seven critical violations.

  • Deli meats, cheeses and sour cream were thrown out after inspectors found them above the safe cold temperature of 41 degrees.
  • Molded sour cream was also discarded.
  • Chicken salad did not have an expiration date.
  • Inspectors threw out sugar when after they found hair and black and brown debris in the sugar bin.
  • An employee did not wash their hands before putting on gloves.
  • There was no soap at a hand sink.
  • A chipped knife and a soiled knife were found with clean utensils.

Management was not available for comment, but an employee told NewsChannel 11 that everything had been corrected. According to the report, all violations were corrected at the time of the inspection.

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