Health department

health code violation

I Don't Trust Restaurant Letter Grades

A, B, or C? IDGAF. Fancy letter grades doled out by clueless health department inspectors are less important than common sense and letting a restaurant earn your trust.
Grant Pardee
9.16.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Guy Sure Put a Lot of Raw Meat in This Shopping Cart

And now the USDA is investigating.
Drew Schwartz
5.24.17
Restaurants

Restaurant's Disturbing 'Seen Rat' Discount Goes Viral

This probably wasn't the best way to handle a customer complaint.
Gigen Mammoser
2.5.17
food sanitation

Waitress' Mom Outs Restaurant For Re-Serving Other People's Food

A former employee has accused the restaurant of instructing its servers to move seemingly unchewed chips and salsa from one customer’s plate onto another’s.
Jelisa Castrodale
8.28.16
WTF

How Did This Restaurant Manage to Get 226 Health Violations in Under a Year?

Brocato's Sandwich Shop has done what many would consider to be impossible by racked up a staggering 226 health violations from February 2015 to January 2016.
Alex Swerdloff
2.19.16
New York

You Don’t Really Know Who’s Making the Food You Order Online

An investigation has revealed that dozens of restaurants appearing on popular delivery services like GrubHub and Seamless don’t even exist. So where is your food really coming from when you order online? You might not want to know. Enjoy those egg...
Alex Swerdloff
11.13.15
Food

I Toured NYC's Least Hygienic Restaurants and They Were Delicious

I sampled food from restaurants that have fallen afoul of the Health Department, and enjoyed almost all of it. Then I puked.
River Donaghey
12.22.14
Food

Melbourne’s Unhygienic Restaurants Are More Delicious Than They Look

A dirty, dirty restaurant may leave you hunched over the toilet screaming to god for sweet relief and a Sprite, but it's going to be a tasty journey.
Emma Do
12.4.14
Restaurants

Trust No One When It Comes to Restaurant Health Code Violations

Employees at Freeman's, a popular NYC brunch spot, were recently accused of giving a woman norovirus, a foodborne transmitted illness.
Alison Stevenson
7.13.14