The Southern Nevada Health District shut down one pool’s food truck and three other restaurants came close to being shut down during inspections in the past week.
The Plaza’s food truck snack truck at the pool was shut down by SNHD after a routine inspection on Aug. 22. Inspectors found inadequate refrigeration. This marked the first inspection for the food truck.
Asian One Noodle Soup & Grill, the Vietnamese restaurant at 3768 S. Maryland Pkwy., earned 39 demerits after a routine inspection on Aug. 23. Inspectors found food improperly cooled, food held at the wrong temperature, food unprotected from potential contamination and more. The restaurant earned a C grade in June as well.
El Tinajon Cuban Food at 3762 E. Flamingo Road earned 38 demerits during a routine inspection on Aug. 23. Staff wasn’t washing hands properly, food was unprotected from potential contamination, the restaurant didn’t have effective pest control measures and more. The restaurant earned 40 demerits back in January.
India Oven at 2218 S. Paradise Road earned 39 demerits during a routine inspection on Aug. 22. Inspectors found spoiled food, an inadequate number of handwashing sinks, staff not properly washing their hands, unposted grade signs and more. This is the seventh C grade the restaurant earned since 2005.
The health district conducts unannounced inspections at least once a year. Inspections are posted online about five days after the inspection. The Southern Nevada Health District routinely shuts down restaurants that receive more than 40 demerits. Restaurants have the option of requesting a re-inspection before the next scheduled inspection.