Tortilleria Dona Esperanza, 2432 S. Fourth Ave. - Photo courtesy of Google earth

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In May

History: Since the mid-2000s, the store has exclusively received inspection ratings of good and excellent.

What the inspector saw: The inspector observed four priority violations on May 19, earning the shop a needs improvement rating. Those violations included holding prepared foods below established hot holding temperatures, improper labeling of chemical bottles and issues with a sink.

Follow-up: The tortilleria failed a May 30 follow-up.

Response: Owner Fernando Jimenez said that all of the remaining issues have been resolved, and he expected to pass a follow-up inspection planned for Friday.  

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