The following food establishments were closed for health code violations. The list, compiled from health department reports, reflects actions taken by the health departments through the close of business Monday. View Virginia restaurant inspection reports at www.healthspace.ca/vdh.
1719 M St. NW
Closed Sept. 14 for plumbing fixtures in poor repair and improper temperatures of potentially hazardous foods. Reopened Sept. 15.
Einstein Bros. Bagels
1815 Wisconsin Ave. NW
Closed Sept. 15 for plumbing fixtures in poor repair and no certified food supervisor. Reopened Sept. 16.
Kantouri Fried Chicken
2220 14th St. NW
Closed Aug. 25 for improper temperatures of potentially hazardous foods, unclean food contact surfaces and equipment and evidence of rodents.
NY Fried Chicken
2125 Alabama Ave. SE
Closed Sept. 13 for noncompliance with a 14-day abatement notice.
1919 14th St. NW
Closed Friday for plumbing fixtures in poor repair, unclean food contact surfaces and equipment and improper storage of food products.
7317 Landover Rd., Hyattsville
Closed Sept. 2 for sewage backup. Reopened Sept. 10.
239 Muddy Branch Rd., Gaithersburg
Closed Sept. 15 for inadequate cold holding storage and poor sanitation. Reopened the same day.
Aabshaar Sweet & Kabob House
6550 Backlick Rd., Springfield
Closed Sept. 15 for mouse droppings and roach infestation. Reopened Friday.
Cherokee Inn Cafeteria
5510 Cherokee Ave., Alexandria
Closed Aug. 27 for operating without a permit because of change of ownership. Reopened Sept. 3.
10633 Braddock Rd., Fairfax
Closed Sept. 15 for no certified food manager. Reopened Sept. 16.
Fasilides Ethiopian Restaurant
3821-B George Mason Dr., Falls Church
Closed Sept. 13 for roach infestation. Reopened Sept. 14.
3813 S. George Mason Dr., Falls Church
Closed Sept. 14 for roach infestation. Reopened Sept. 16.
7028 Commerce St., Springfield
Closed Aug. 31 for operating without a permit.
446 Calvert Ave., Alexandria
Closed Aug. 30 for no hand sink and no certified food manager.
-- Compiled by
BRUCE C.T. WRIGHT