Month: February 2020

Health Department Shuts Down Five Restaurants Across Las Vegas

The Southern Nevada Health District shut down Yum Cha, the dim sum restaurant at 4945 W. Tropicana Avenue after health inspectors found a rat infestation on February 6. The routine inspection revealed “rat droppings and urine on liners that cooked dumplings stored in dim sum pots; on food packages, containers, and shelves; on prep table shelves where cooking …

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Health Department Shuts Down a Coffee Shop and Two Food Trucks With Imminent Health Hazards

The Southern Nevada Health District shut down Aware Coffee & Tea Lounge at 5590 Painted Mirage Road on January 24 after it operated for three days without hot water, an imminent health hazard. The restaurant returned to a zero-demerit A grade on January 27. The health department also shut down two food trucks for imminent health hazards. A1 Mobile Catering had …

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Health Department Closes Chinese Fast Food Restaurant Chopstix with a Cockroach Infestation

The Southern Nevada Health District shut down Chopstix Express at 2381 E. Windmill Lane after a customer complained about cockroaches in the food on January 16. Health inspectors found a multi-generational roach infestation during their visit. Live and dead cockroaches along with roach feces littered the restaurant. The health department noted that a recent pest control report found dirty conditions, …

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