Golden Phoenix Restaurant, 2854 E. 22nd St. - photo courtesy of Google earth

In June

History: Since 2000, this restaurant has received mostly good ratings, with one previous failed inspection, a needs improvement and an excellent.

What the inspector saw: The inspector noted six priority violations, including handling ready-to-eat-food with bare hands, “raw chicken stored over an open can of mushrooms,” a lack of use-by dates and food that did not meet temperature requirements.

Follow up: It passed reinspection on June 26.

Response: A message for comment was not  returned by deadline.

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