It's a full plate of a Top and Low Performers this week, with restaurants specializing in everything from Chinese food to chicken fried steak. There are eight restaurants to tell you about this time. All together, the four Low Performers rack up 20 critical violations. But let's start with life at the top by checking out our Top Performers in this week's Food for Thought.
It's lone star cooking with a perfect score to boot. The Native Texan at 2907 Slide Road has zero critical violations, making them a Food for Thought Top Performer.
Then it's on to Annie's Place at 701 East 50th Street where inspectors also found no critical violations.
Rise and Shine Donuts at 7801 University is our next Top Performer this time.
And rounding out the list is Home Plate Diner at 7615 University, also with a perfect score.
Now on to the Low Performers, beginning at La Fiesta at 1519 34th Street. The inspector found four critical violations.
Management at La Fiesta told us all critical violations have been corrected.
The International House of Pancakes at 1627 University is our next Low Performer. The inspector found four critical violations.
Other violations included a wiping cloth stored on a food contact surface and improper thawing, raw meat was left in a bucket of water to thaw.
Management at IHOP told us all critical violations have been corrected.
Chelsea Street Pub inside the South Plains Mall at 6002 Slide Road is our third low performer with five critical violations.
Other violations included no chemical test kit for sanitizer, trash was not being taken out frequently, and floors and a wall were damaged, which was a repeat violation.
Management at Chelsea Street Pub told us they have been remodeling to bring everything up to standard, that an operation manager is now in place to keep things under control, and that everything has been taken care of.
Our final Low Performer is Casa Ole at 5705 4th St. The inspector found seven critical violations.
The manager at Casa Ole told us all critical violations have been corrected.