City suspends permits at Boston restaurants - Metro US

City suspends permits at Boston restaurants

City inspectors temporarily suspended the permits for seven Boston last month, though two have re-opened after correcting the problems.

Temporary suspensions are issued when an imminent health hazard exists due to fire, flood, extended interruption of electrical or water service, sewage backup, misuse of poisonous or toxic materials, onset of an apparent foodborne illness outbreak, gross unsanitary occurrence or condition, or other circumstances that may endanger the public health, according to the city Inspection Services Department website.

Establishments are allowed to re-open when the violations are corrected or if the condition no longer exists.

Restaurants with suspended permits:

  • Fig’s, 42 Charles St. Permit suspended Oct. 3 after a fire.
  • Icon, 100 Warrenton St. Permit suspended Oct. 7 after receiving 14 violations, including finding rodent droppings and a lack of hot water.
  • Nick’s, 100 Warrenton St. Permit suspended on Oct. 8 due to a lack of hot water.
  • Piattini Wine Bar, 226 Newbury St. Permit suspended Oct. 17 following damage from a fire.
  • Red Island, 657 Warrent St. Permit suspended Oct. 18 after ISD found 29 violations.

Permits reinstated at:

  • Finagle a Bagel, 275 Cambridge St. Permit suspended Oct. 23 following an electrical fire. Permit reinstated Oct. 27.
  • La Cuchara, 379 Blue Hill Ave.Permit suspended Oct. 17 after receiving 10 violations, including a lack a food-safety certified manager on premise. Permit reinstated Oct. 21.

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