Jackson County health inspectors evaluated 113 restaurants in September. All scores are reported in the Mail Tribune, with a portion published weekly.
The following restaurants received passing scores of 70 points or higher:
- Abby's Legendary Pizza, Crater Lake Highway, Medford — 94;
- Abby's Legendary Pizza, White City — 87;
- Angelo's Pizza Parlor, Phoenix — 95;
- Ashland Street Cinemas, Ashland — 87;
- Backporch BBQ, Jacksonville — 88;
- Bad Ass Coffee II, Crater Lake Avenue, Medford — 81;
- Beckie's Cafe, Prospect — 97;
- Bee Gee's Diner, Rogue River — 95;
- Bento Phoenix, Phoenix — 96;
- Black Rock Coffee Bar, Medford — 97;
- Bloomsbury Coffee House, Ashland — 92;
- Bonsai Teriyaki Sushi III, East Barnett Road, Medford — 90;
- Britt Festivals (espresso booth), Jacksonville — 99;
- Britt Festivals (food concessions), Jacksonville — 91;
- Britt Festivals (ice cream booth), Jacksonville — 99;
- Bunk's Deli, Talent — 97;
- Burger King, Crater Lake Highway, Medford — 95;
- Carl's Jr., East Stewart Avenue, Medford — 92;
- Chateaulin Restaurant, Ashland — 82;
- Chepinas Jugos Y Licuados, Medford — 87;
- Chinese Gourmet Express, Rogue Valley Mall, Medford — 90;
- Crema Sweet Shop Espresso Cafe, Phoenix — 98;
- DiBello's Italian Food, Medford — 94;
- Dutch Bros., Central Point — 85;
- Dutch Bros. Coffee, East Main Street, Medford — 90;
- Dutch Bros., White City — 99;
- Extreme Juice, Eagle Point — 95;
- The Gambol'n Goat, Medford — 96;
- Golden Dynasty, Ashland — 81;
- Good 2 Go, Medford — 91;
- The Good Bean Company, Jacksonville — 94.
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 online at www.jacksoncounty.org and www.mailtribune.com.
Inspection files are open to the public at the division of environmental health, Jackson County Health and Human Services, 1005 E. Main St., Medford.