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 Friday. Virginia restaurant inspection reports can be seen at www.healthspace.ca/vdh.
El Latino Bakery
3312 11th St. NW
Closed Sept. 30 for improper temperatures of potentially hazardous foods, unclean food contact surfaces and equipment, improper storage of food products and evidence of rodents. Reopened Oct. 5.
Family Dollar Store
1919 Michigan Ave. NE
Food service closed Oct. 1 for inadequate basic sanitation, unclean food contact surfaces and equipment and evidence of rodents.
Lowest Price Food Mart
1400 W St. NW
Closed Oct. 5 for no hot water. Reopened Oct. 6.
Market Liquor and the Annex
1337 11th St. NW
Closed Sept. 30 for uncovered and unprotected food on display and inadequate basic sanitation. Reopened Oct. 5.
No reported closings.
Beacon Street Boston Cafe
13041 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy., Fairfax
Closed Friday for lacking means to sanitize.
8339 Richmond Hwy., Alexandria
Closed last Thursday for unsanitary conditions. Reopened the same day.
Best Western Mount Vernon
8751 Richmond Hwy., Alexandria
Food service closed Sept. 29 for no certified food manager.
7420 Fullerton Rd., Springfield
Closed Oct. 1 for operating without a permit because of a change of owner.
Rodeo Chinese Restaurant
7810 Lee Hwy., Falls Church
Closed Oct. 1 for no certified food manager.
-- Compiled by BRUCE C.T. WRIGHT