Late-night dining in Tucson

Ra Sushi at La Encantada offers late-night diners reverse happy hour specials on select late-night nibbles.

Jill Torrance / Arizona Daily Star 2011

In May

History: Since the mid-2000s, the restaurant has exclusively received inspection ratings of good and excellent. This was its first failed inspection.

What the inspector saw: The inspector observed five priority violations, including two blocked hand washing sinks, a dishwasher without measurable levels of sanitizer, foods stored above established temperatures, food held beyond discard dates and time-control rice not being discarded quickly enough.

Follow-up: The restaurant passed a June 6 follow-up.

Response: A message left seeking comment was not returned by deadline.

Contact: or 573-4235. On Twitter: @murphywoodhouse

Pima County reporter and Road Runner columnist for the Arizona Daily Star