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Kirkwood Bar & Grill Fails Restaurant Health Inspection — Again

Patch rounds up some recent health inspection scores for East Atlanta Patch restaurants.

For the second time this year, the Kirkwood Bar & Grill failed its health inspection.

The Kirkood eatery, which has had its share of neighborhood drama regarding its business operations, scored a 61 on the inspection conducted on Dec. 18.

Among the inspector's 12 cited violations, the restaurant with health regulations that required:

  • Management awareness; policy present; reporting
  • Adequate handwashing facilities supplied & accessible
  • Proper date marking and disposition
  • Food and nonfood-contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed, and used
  • Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
  • Food separated and protected
  • Food-contact surfaces; cleaned & sanitized

The 61 score was a 22 point drop from its Aug. 3 inspection.

And it was 5 points lower that the failing score it received May 23 from the DeKalb County Board of Health.

Here are some recent health inspection scores performed by the DeKalb County Board of Health and the Fulton County Department of Health and Wellness for restaurants in our community. Readers can click on the score to read the actual report:

Buffalo China
1145 Glenwood Avenue
Date: 12/10/12
Score: 80

C&C Hot Wing Sandwich
1336 Moreland Ave.
Date: 11/27/12
Score: 83

Joystick Gamebar
427 Edgewood Ave.
Date: 12/3/12
Score: 98

Six Feet Under Pub And Fish House
437 Memorial Drive
Date: 12/21/12
Score: 90

(A food service establishment that is graded as a “U” and does not earn at least a grade “C” within 10 days of receiving the “U” will be requested to voluntarily close until all violations are corrected and/or have enforcement action taken to suspend or revoke the food service permit.)

Dana Blankenhorn December 25, 2012 at 09:01 PM
Where is the owner of the KB&G getting the cash to keep this place open?

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