Jackson County health inspectors evaluated 110 restaurants in October. A portion of scores appear weekly in the Mail Tribune.
The following restaurants received passing scores of 70 points or higher:
Louie's Bar & Grill, Ashland -- 70;
Lunchbox Delivery, Central Point -- 98;
MacLevin's, Jacksonville -- 93;
Main Event Sports Bar & Eatery, Eagle Point -- 90;
McAndrews Avenue Grill, Medford -- 84;
Medford Culinary Academy, Medford -- 86;
Mellelo Coffee Roasters, West Main Street, Medford -- 97;
Moe's Restaurant, Ashland -- 98;
Moozie's Cafe & Longhorn Saloon, Eagle Point -- 97;
Mr. Smith's, Medford -- 91;
Mucho Gusto Mexican Kitchen, Medford -- 93;
Natalee Thai Cuisine, Medford -- 79;
O'Brien's Mountain View BBQ, White City -- 91;
The Olive Garden Italian Restaurant No. 159, Medford -- 97;
Oregon Mountain Coffee Co., Medford -- 94;
Pangea, Ashland -- 96;
Patti's Kitchen, Gold Hill -- 91;
Peace House/Community Meals Wesley Hall, Ashland -- 96;
Picasso's Pantry, Talent -- 85;
Pilot Travel Center No. 391, Central Point -- 90;
Pony Espresso, Jacksonville -- 98;
Providence Medford Medical Center, Medford -- 91;
Purple Parrot, Eagle Point -- 92;
Quail Point Golf Course, Medford -- 96;
Richard's Donuts & Pastries, Medford -- 98;
Rogue Valley Country Club Inc., Medford -- 87;
Rooster's, Medford -- 84;
Rogue River Food & Friends Meals, Rogue River -- 98;
Rogue Valley Medical Center Espresso Bar, Medford -- 95.
Inspectors subtract points for critical violations, which include: foods held 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 online.
Inspection files are open to the public at the division of environmental health, Jackson County Health and Human Services, 1005 E. Main St., Medford.