Jackson County health inspectors in November evaluated 108 restaurants, all of which passed their semiannual inspections. All scores are published in weekly portions. The following restaurants received passing scores of 70 points or higher:
- Buttercloud Bakery & Cafe, Medford — 95;
- Charlie's, Eagle Point — 92;
- Cicily's Pastaria & Grill, Medford — 90;
- City Grinders, Rainey's Corner, White City — 94;
- Creekside Pizza Bistro, Ashland — 90;
- Dilligaf's Bar & Grill, Medford — 95;
- Diner 62, Central Point — 90;
- El Arriero, Medford — 97;
- Extreme Juice Co., Medford — 92;
- Fiesta Market & Taqueria, Medford — 87;
- First Presbyterian Church, Phoenix — 92;
- Frau Kemmling Schoolhaus, Jacksonville — 95;
- Golden Dynasty, Ashland — 84;
- Golden Wok, Medford — 95;
- Greenleaf Restaurant, Ashland — 94;
- The Grotto, Talent — 87;
- Hometown Buffet No. 725, Medford — 87;
- I Love Sushi, Medford — 97;
- Jake's Wayback Burgers, Medford — 95;
- Kaleidoscope Pizzeria & Pub, Medford — 95;
- King Bo, Medford — 94;
- Las Palmas, Jacksonville — 94;
- Leonardo's & E&G Catering, The Expo (south kitchen), Central Point — 92;
- Ling's, White City — 90;
- Lithia Springs Inn, Ashland — 97;
- Los Arcos Taqueria, Medford — 97;
- Main Event Sports Bar, Eagle Point — 97.
Inspectors subtract points for violations of "priority" and "priority foundation" items, which include: foods maintained at improper temperatures, improperly cooled or reheated; not properly protected from contamination, from unapproved origins, unsafe, adulterated or not honestly presented; not date-marked or discarded upon expiration; raw animal foods improperly cooked; presence of rodents or insects; inadequate personal hygiene; failure to clean and sanitize food equipment; lack of an approved water system; toxic chemicals or cleansers not properly stored, used or labeled.
Restaurant scores are posted at www.jacksoncounty.org and www.mailtribune.com/dining.
Inspection files are open to the public at the division of environmental public health, Jackson County Health and Human Services, 1005 E. Main St., Medford.
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