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IHOP, Hungry Howie's top dirty dining list

Roach infestations found at both restaurants

MIAMI – State inspectors found roach infestations at an IHOP in Miami and Hungry Howie's in Lauderhill last week.

Both places were ordered shut.

Reports show there was mold in the ice machine and on the soda dispensing nozzles at the IHOP as well.

Siam Palace Shiva on Sunset Drive was ordered shut for the second time last week as well.

Roaches were spotted crawling on top of a food prep table.

Below is a list of places and some of their violations. All the places listed were allowed to re-open following ordered clean ups and re-inspections.

***Tropitaste Ice Cream

4263 NW 12th St.

Lauderhill

Ordered shut July 23

13 violations found

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found, 4 live roaches under the mop sink in the kitchen area, approximately 25 live roaches by a bag of onions in the kitchen area, 1live roach under the steam table in the kitchen area, approximately 30 live roaches in the hallway, 2 live roaches on the oven."

"Bathroom facility not clean."

"Employee with no hair restraint while engaging in food preparation."

"Interior of microwave soiled with encrusted food debris."

***Siam Palace Shiva

9999 SW 72nd St.

Miami

Ordered shut July 18

14 violations found

Also ordered shut Sept. 15, 2015

"Roach activity present as evidenced by approximately 30 live roaches found in the kitchen approximately 10 inside reach in cooler and freezer gaskets, approximately 10 crawling on top of a food prep table and approximately 10 in cracks and underneath a prep table in the corners, totaling approximately 30 live roaches."

"Accumulation of dead or trapped birds, insects, rodents, or other pests, in control devices. Dead roaches in sticky trap located next to kitchen."

"Employee failed to wash hands before changing gloves and/or putting on gloves to work with food."

"Certified Food Manager or person in charge lacks knowledge of food borne illnesses and symptoms of illness that would prevent an employee from working with food, clean equipment and utensils, and single-service items."

"Nonexempt fish offered raw or undercooked has not undergone proper parasite destruction. Fish must be fully cooked or discarded. Serving raw salmon and tuna."

***IHOP

18860 S. Dixie Highway

Miami

Inspection based on complaint

Ordered shut July 19

29 violations found

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. Approximately 6 in waiters counter station, 1 under reach- in cooler waiter station, 6 by walk- in cooler exterior wall located inside kitchen, 9 in kitchen ( 3 behind reach- in cooler, 4 under grills, 2 behind fryer ), 2 dishwasher area, 3 in mop sink area."

"Dead roaches on premises. Approximately 10 front counter area,1 under coffee machine, 5 by drink station, 2 in storage area, 2 under three compartment sink, 6 in sanitize bucket."

"Accumulation of dead or trapped birds, insects, rodents, or other pests, in control devices."

"Shell eggs held at room temperature with an ambient air temperature greater than 45 degrees Fahrenheit."

"Employee with no hair restraint while engaging in food preparation."

"Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine."

"Accumulation of encrusted food debris on/around mixer head."

***Hungry Howie's Pizza & Subs

4599 N. University Drive

Lauderhill

Inspection based on complaint

Ordered shut July 19

11 violations found

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. Observed one live roach crawling out of the refrigerator at pizza prep station, casings and eggs too numerous to count lodged in the grooves of gasket at pizza prep refrigerator."

"Accumulation of food debris/grease on food-contact surface. Encrusted material on pizza pans."

"Employee with no hair restraint while engaging in food preparation."

"Accumulation of food debris/grease on food-contact surface. Encrusted material on pizza pans."

"Handwash sink not accessible for employee use due to items stored in the sink. Spoon."

***Trattoria Romanza

14501 S. Dixie Highway

Miami

Inspection based on complaint

Ordered shut July 21

17 violations found

"Roach activity present as evidenced by approximately 10 live roaches found in the kitchen inside the reach in cooler gaskets."

"Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine."

"Dead roaches on premises. Kitchen."

"Certified Food Manager or person in charge lacks knowledge of foodborne illnesses and symptoms of illness that would prevent an employee from working with food, clean equipment and utensils, and single-service items. Person in charge."