Tuesday, September 11, 2018

The Latest "C's"

Here are the "C" ratings for Jackson metro area restaurants issued since January 1, 2018.  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. More information can be obtained at the MSDH restaurant inspection web page.


Hal & Mals (August) (Didn't have a particular tag.  Record keeping stuff.) No follow-up.
Original Stamps Superburger (April)
Delta Wings/Wingstop (April)
Chuck E. Cheese (April)
Golden Chopstick ( February)
Margaritas (March)
West St. BBQ (March)
Mr. Chen's Restaurant (March)
Holiday Inn Express (March)
E&L BBQ (May) (Complaint, Insects & Rodents present) Passed follow-up inspection.

Madison County
Shuckers (July)  (Complaint, Insects & Rodents) Passed follow-up inspection.
Popeye's Ridgeland (July)
Popeye's Canton (July)
Logan's Roadhouse (March)
Pillow Donuts (February)
Northpark Pretzel (April)
Las Terrazas (August) "C" on follow-up inspection.
Papitos Grill (January)

Rankin County
Lakeland Huddle House (May)
Berry Berry Good (August) No follow-up inspection yet.
Yippee Ki Ya Cafe (May)
Back Porch on the Rez (July )


Anonymous said...

Why would anybody complain about Shuckers? You know what you are getting into when you go in the first place. The food is really good but you are in the swamp. The nutria in the woods get up to 30 pounds. The place is surrounded by them, as are the other restaurants in the vicinity.


Lakeland Huddle House?
Where is there a Huddle House on Lakeland? I think you meant Waffle House on Lakeland near Wal-Mart. I watched a lady wipe down a table with a big dish rag and toss it onto a rack, the rag fell off the rack onto the floor. After a few minutes, another lady picked it up and tossed it back onto the rack. Then it was used to wipe down another table.
Another time, a customer ordered a salad. So the waitress called out the order, put down her tablet and made the salad with her bare hands. The customer said no way and walked out.
I no longer go to the Waffle House mentioned.
And, BTW, can anyone PLEASE explain WHY does a waitress take an order, walk AWAY from the cook and shout out the order?
Is it necessary for EVERYONE to know your choice for fine dining?

Anonymous said...

I really have no sympathy for anyone ordering salads at Waffle House.

Anonymous said...

10:35 AM

The waitress takes the order down to ring up the bill.

I agree with the rest...those places are generally pretty nasty....great in college....not so much now.

Anonymous said...

I never really trust a kitchen I can’t see.

Anonymous said...

There is a Huddle House on Old Fannin at the Reservoir. I don’t know of one on Lakeland.

Anonymous said...

Waffle House has salads?

Anonymous said...

@10:24 - no one complained about Shuckers. This is the result of health department inspections. DUH!

Anonymous said...

Waffle House is nearby Walmart on Lakeland

Anonymous said...

WF Arugula & Salmon.. that's my go too

Anonymous said...

Worst case of food poisoning I’ve ever had was from the Greek salad at the old place in Maywood Mart with the anti-Semitic owner, Wraps I believe was the name

Anonymous said...

@ 10:35 fine dining? hahahahahaha

Waffle house is a very fast-paced, loud environment. The server calls the order out to the cook so he can mark the plates (see explanation below). This speeds things up because the cook does not have to stop and look at each ticket 10 times. The cook calls the order back to the server as they mark the plate to ensure accuracy.

Marking plates:
The cook uses condiments and utensils to mark each plate. For instance, a jelly cup on the front of a plate means scrambled eggs. One with a piece of cheese means scrambled eggs with cheese. Jelly cups in other locations on the plate stand for other ways to cook an egg. If you order a sirloin, ketchup packets placed in different areas in the middle of the plate remind the cook what temperature to cook the meat. The top is well done. The bottom is rare. Butter cups stand for waffles. An upside-down butter cup is a pecan waffle. A sideways knife means to hold the toast.

Anonymous said...

1:07, my bad. Maybe I misunderstood what "Complaint" meant on the original posting.

Anonymous said...

Interesting system re: Waffle House and stuff on the plates. What does a completely clean plate tell the cook?

GOTCHA! TRICK QUESTION! It tells the cook they showed up at the wrong damned diner...there are no completely clean plates at Awful House! Greasy spoon, my rear...every surface in the place in greasy...it's like the use cooking oil spray as air freshener every 30 minutes. But I have to admit, once in a great while, it does beckon with a siren song of "hey, the food won't actually KILL you or anything," even if on occasions, your fellow diners just might.

Newks Favorite, hold the Cheese said...

Stick with Newks and you will be fine. Open kitchen, clean and friendly. Consistently good.

Anonymous said...

There are more germs in the kitchen in most homes than any of these places.

Anonymous said...

Some clearly unmarried man naively wrote, "Stick with Newks and you will be fine. Open kitchen, clean and friendly. Consistently good."

My wife: "Honey, I'm thinking I'd like a date night on Friday"

Me: "Sound nice. I'm thinking Newks...open kitchen, clean, friendly, consistently good..."

Her: The look, along with, "I'm thinking there are two sets of clean sheets for the guestroom bed in the closet...that ought to last you the couple of weeks you'll be sleeping there..."

Me: "But sweetheart, open, clean, good..."

Her: "Cheap...and make it a month, Diamond Jim...you'll either figure out the Maytag or not."

Me: "I'll be back soon. I have some sheet-shopping to do..."

Have any of you guys seen a modern washer? NASA could explore Pluto with the damned thing. I haven't washed clothes since college and it was easy: clean, dirty and laundry service. Back then, she said that my pink socks and boxers were cute, but the bloom is apparently completely off that rose.

So, to summarize, nope.

Anonymous said...

Newks is nothing but an upscale Subway, they throw a few slices of meat and cheese on your sandwich and try to sell you ambiance. Great for the Madison and Rankin Yuppies!

Frisco Deli and Jason's Deli are way better! Jimmy John's, American Deli, and Steak Escape earn honorable mention.

Wiseowl said...

Austria's at Shuckers, who would have known. If Tony knows they may be on the menu soon. That south Louisiana thing😂

Anonymous said...

I love Waffle House, grease and all. @5:20 a.m., Frisco's has by far the best burger in the Metro, and Stamps on Dalton Street has great burgers too. OMG, I just realized that the food I love the best is going to kill me.

Anonymous said...

Frisco Deli? Is that the dive that lasted a year across from McAllisters in Madison and less than a year in Gluckstadt? Are they staying a step ahead of the Health Department or what?

I'll stick with Waffuerle Haus. You Booger-Eaters just don't know fine dining.

Anonymous said...

I will bloody the nose of anyone who criticizes the All Star Special from Waffle House. Newks is very overrated. Primos has a much better salad and sandwich than Newks. Anybody tried the new Kebab and Curry in Gluckstadt?

Anonymous said...

Anybody who goes to Primos for a twelve dollar salad needs to be evaluated professionally.

Does one have to wear sandals to eat curry in Gluckburg? Axing for a friend.

Anonymous said...

I noticed just today that the new Indian place in Gluckstadt is prominently displaying an American Flag on the building. That's encouraging.

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