RESTAURANT INSPECTIONS

Harvest Moon, NW Macayo's, Bobo's fail tests, then pass

2013-05-26T00:00:00Z 2014-07-08T11:21:44Z Harvest Moon, NW Macayo's, Bobo's fail tests, then passBecky Pallack Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
May 26, 2013 12:00 am  • 

Three local eateries failed health inspections in April but passed follow-up inspections. Here's what you need to know.

Bobo's Restaurant

2938 E. Grant Road

• History: Failed inspection in Dec. 2009. Passed reinspection and all inspections since.

• What the inspector saw: Nine critical violations on April 8. The most serious were foods kept at the wrong temperatures and a cook making a sandwich without wearing gloves.

• Follow-up: Passed April 18.

• Response: Two phone calls to the owner were not returned.

Harvest Moon Chinese Cuisine

12125 N. Oracle Road

• History: Excellent and good inspections for the past 10 years.

• What the inspector saw: Nine code violations on April 3. The most serious were foods kept at the wrong temperatures and a worker scratching her head while cooking.

• Follow-up: Passed April 9.

• Response: Owner Wanda Zhang said she retrained her staff and corrected mistakes right away.

Macayo's Mexican Restaurant del Norte

7360 N. Oracle Road

• History: Excellent and good inspections for the past 10 years.

• What the inspector saw: Three critical violations on April 2. The most serious were food kept on ice because a refrigerator was broken and a waitress playing with her hair before handling food.

• Follow-up: Failed April 12 because the fridge was not yet repaired. Passed April 18.

• Response: Spokeswoman Sharon Banta said it was an unfortunate incident but everything is back up to standard.

April inspections by the numbers

4,700

Food service licenses in Pima County

837

Excellent, good or passed inspections in April

12

Needs-improvement inspections in April

6

Provisional and failed inspections in April

Compiled by reporter Becky Pallack from Pima County Health Department records. Contact Pallack at bpallack@azstarnet.com or 573-4251. On Twitter @BeckyPallack.

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