D.C., Maryland and Virginia health code violations

June 7, 2012

These food establishments were closed because of health code violations. The list, compiled from health department reports, reflects actions taken by the departments.

THE DISTRICT

China American Inn

845 Upshur St. NW

Closed May 30 for operating without hot water and failure to minimize vermin. Reopened Friday.

City Lights of China

1731 Connecticut Ave. NW

Closed May 30 for gross unsanitary conditions, circumstances that may endanger public health and failure to minimize vermin. Reopened Friday.

Mehak Indian Cuisine

817 7th St. NW

Closed May 30 for failure to minimize vermin. Reopened last Thursday.

Prince Cafe

4629 41st St. NW

Closed May 24 because of gross unsanitary conditions, unauthorized smoking, operating with a suspended license and operating without hot water. Reopened last Thursday.

Shake Shack

1216 18th St. NW

Closed last Thursday for operating without water. Reopened the same day.

MARYLAND

7-Eleven

900 Merrimac Drive, Takoma Park

Closed May 29 for operating without hot water. Reopened the same day.

Divino Lounge and Restaurant

7345 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda

Closed May 29 for a roach infestation. Reopened the next day.

Evergreen Supermarket

2346 Iverson St., Temple Hills

Closed last Thursday for a rodent infestation. Reopened the next day.

VIRGINIA

Tippy’s Taco House

11210 Lee Highway, Fairfax

Closed May 29 for operating without a certified food manager. Reopened last Thursday.

Zpizza

1051 W. Broad St., Falls Church

Closed May 23 for operating without a license. Reopened May 25.

— Compiled by Terence McArdle

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