D.C., Maryland and Virginia health code violations

March 19

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

Big Chair Cafe

2122 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE

Closed March 11 because of an interruption in water service. Reopened that day.

Jenny’s Asian Fusion

1000 Water St. SW

Closed March 7 because of evidence of rodents. Reopened March 9.

Jumbo Slice Pizza

1344 U St. NW

Closed March 11 because of incorrect hot and cold food holding temperatures and circumstances that might endanger public health. Reopened the next day.

Lavagna

539 Eighth St. SE

Closed March 11 because of evidence of vermin. Reopened the next day.

Pruitt’s Seafood

1100 Maine Ave. SW

Closed March 7 for operating without a certified food manager.

Soho Cafe and Market

529 14th St. NW

Closed Friday for circumstances that might endanger public health and improper hot and cold food holding temperatures.

West Wing Cafe

1111 Penn Ave. NW

Closed March 11 because of evidence of vermin. Reopened the next day.

MARYLAND

Family Dollar

5110 Indian Head Hwy., Oxon Hill

Closed March 7 because of a rodent infestation.

IHOP

206 N. Frederick Ave., Gaithersburg

Closed March 7 for operating without hot water. Reopened that day.

Szechuan Palace

12349 Georgia Ave., Wheaton

Closed March 11 because of a rodent infestation and unsanitary conditions. Reopened Friday.

VIRGINIA

No new closings were reported.

— Compiled by Terence McArdle

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