Thursday, November 12, 2015

Grading the restaurants

Here are the "C" ratings for Jackson metro area restaurants issued since July 30.  The Mississippi Department of Health inspects and grades each restaurant.  The department inspects the restaurant again within ten days after the "C" is issued.  The restaurant listed below all passed their follow-up inspections unless otherwise noted.

Domino's Pizza (Jackson, McDowell Road)
Captain D's (Jackson, I-55N)
Godiva Chocolatier (Ridgeland)
Cozumel (Ridgeland)
Taco Bell (Pearl)
Shuckers (Ridgeland)
Ryan's Steak House (Pearl)
Church's Fried Chicken (Jackson, Ellis Ave.)
Papito's Grill (Madison)
Nagoya (Madison)
Chateau Ridgeland
Beagle Bagel (Madison)
Waffle House (Canton)
The Cookie Store (Ridgeland)
Koude (Clinton. What the hell is a Koude?)
Subway (Pearl)
KJ's Jazzy BBQ (Canton)
Monte's Steak & Seafood (Byram)
Kroger Sushi (Ridgeland)
McDonald's (Jackson, N. State Street)
Mi Cabrito Messican Grill (Richland)
Hibachi Buffet & Sushi (Richland. 3 C's in a row)
St. Andrew's School (Ridgeland.  Manager hadn't yet transferred his certificate/license over from the Hilton yet.  More of a paperwork thing than anything else.  Rest of inspection was fine.) 


Anonymous said...

Who teaches food safety in Ridgeland? Apparently no one since it has the highest number.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for the info KF. It's nice to know that I can login to this blog and actually get news that is useful. And, bet the farm, I will not be eating in any of these slop-houses.

They's a Hair In My Soup! said...

Embarrassing to see a vaunted private school on this list. Not surprising to see Churches Chicken and McDonalds and most of the Chinese places. Shuckers? Say it ain't so.

A Couda is slang for Barracuda.

Anonymous said...


Anonymous said...

Beagle Bagel in Madison gets a C? That is pretty good, because I assumed they would get an F. That place is simply unclean. Nasty.

Anonymous said...

A C is the new F in these reports and has been for awhile. That's as low as it goes.

Anonymous said...

@ Hair in my Soup. Obviously reading comprehension isn't one of your strong suits. MOST of the Chinese places? Not counting Kroger Sushi (which is Japanese as are Nagoya and Hibachi but I digress), that is a far cry from MOST. Hell it is not even ANY! Considering you took Koude and made it Couda ought to disqualify you from posting period. According to Wikipedia, Koude is Dutch for 'cold.' This place is a frozen yogurt place. It's called Google, use it once in a while.

Anonymous said...

KF, which subway in Pearl? There are two of them... well... three if you include the one in the WalMart.

Anonymous said...

$16,480 annually for tuition (more next year) and they can't pass a Mississippi Department of Health inspection? LOL

Anonymous said...

Koude is a frozen yogurt place in Clinton. Ironic that a place selling bacteria cultures was cited by the Health Dept.

Anonymous said...

Sure hope none of those St. Andrew's seniors are applying to get into Cornell's hospitality management program. Might be a hard landing.

Anonymous said...

16 Grand a year??? Holy Cow. SA had 15 National Merit finalists, semifinalists, or N. Achievement awards with that freight? Madison Central had 22. Northwest Rankin had 9. Of course, the cars in the parking lot are much higher status. Our future lawyers and trust fund slackers. Have a nice lunch.

Anonymous said...

What did Clay County schools have with the $20k per year they spend on students?

Anonymous said...

SA had 15 national merit finalists? Pretty good percentage based on the number of students. Comparing them to MC with their 22 and NWR with their 9.....and again....factoring in the number of kinda laughable. Horrible comparison.

Yes on prop

PittPanther said...

12:46, you're right, it is laughable. Considering that MC and NWR have to take anyone in their district, while SA has rigorous entrance exams. SA should have more national merit finalists. The last thing SA can do is look down on the public schools.

Anonymous said...

PP is correct. St. Andrews is underachieving.

Anonymous said...

Does SA have entrance exams?....other than the exam of your bank balance and ability to pay be able to attend? I'm not sure how they are looking down on public schools by driving a "higher status" vehicle....but ok.

Congrats to all national merit semi finalists and finalists regardless of their vehicle status or school they attend.

Time to get back to these nasty restaurants many of us won't be going to any longer.

Anonymous said...

I agree they are probably underachieving when compared to other private schools with that kind of tuition.

Anonymous said...

You fail to grasp that a public school on the same road produces more NM achievers than a private school touting its academic prowess. Puhleeze. You attack public schools and greed tells you to "cut them public schools." Years back, SA advertised its number of NM scholars, until the public schools began to produce more. Look at public colleges and Rhodes- the US Military Academy, an engineering focused school, has produced 91. But Dartmouth 62, Brown 54; Cornell 30, while UVA has 50. The public school hater rich boys can pay all they want for a segregated (racially and economically) education, but the private schools in Mississippi are status symbols and for segregation. While SA has some fine kids, it's a waste of money, and they shelter the kids from the real world. Unless of course, your reality is Mummy's trust fund or a red brick gated community and Range Rovers headed DUI up to the Grove. BTW, you do know that the public schools have to take all? You want to compare Stuyvesant High to Bedford-Stuyvesant? Or sniff that Stuyvesant the public produces more than Dalton, but "Dalton has a higher percentage!" That's laughable, sweetie. Stuyvesant had 48%. 119. Dalton, at 60K a year, also had 15 (but against much higher standards). Again, Dalton, among billionaires, 15. Madison Central 22. Please stick to private school athletics and academics. You'll feel like a big fish in that small (but oh so "exclusive") pond.

PittPanther said...

Not sure how we ended up taking about private school tuition on a thread about bad restaurants, but whatever...

Can anyone explain to me why you would send your kid to JA or JP, with a five figure tuition per kid, only for said kids to end up at Ole Miss? That seems to be the worst investment of private dollars I can imagine, given than almost anyone can get into the University of Mississippi at Oxford.

Anonymous said...

SA changed their food service from Valley Services to an outfit called Flik about two years ago. It may be time to reassess that.

It seems a lot of public school grads on this thread never got as far in math to learn about ratios, percentages, fractions - SA has always had the highest percentage of NM finalists in the state (meaning adjusted for size). Also, something like 31 of the 32 MS students who have ever been awarded Presidential Scholarships have been from SA.

Let me put it in terms the knuckle-draggers and mouth breathers here can relate too - you just can't expect a 3A school to beat a 6A school - the size difference is too much to overcome.

And Dalton charges $60 while SA charges $16K? And the colleges the grads get into are similar? Sounds like quite a bargain in MS.

Anonymous said...

Wow. I eat at bb madison, Papito's, and cap'n d. Lucky I'm still alive!

I Love Siamese-Tamales said...

I live in Madison and can't seem to remember cap'n d (sic). Can 10:56 help?

If I sign up for a family-tour of St. Andrews does it include lunch in the cafeteria? What if I'm a commoner?

Anonymous said...

The beagle bagel Madison location was cited for a bulk ice machine malfunction. It has since been replaced. Please accept our apologies, and rest assured none of that ice was used for drinks or customer consumption

Ice Please, Table Four... said...

8:37; Are you certain? Apology accepted, but don't overdo it with the assurances. Nevertheless, malfunctionated ice ain't no problem.

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