Jackson County health inspectors evaluated 130 restaurants in September. All restaurants passed their semiannual inspections, and 34 received perfect scores of 100. All scores are published in weekly portions in the Mail Tribune.
The following restaurants received perfect scores of 100:
- Ali's Thai Kitchen, Medford;
- Animal House Coffee, White City;
- Ashland Food & Friends Mealsite, Ashland;
- Bad Ass Coffee II, Crater Lake Avenue, Medford;
- Bambu, Medford;
- Cinemark USA, White City;
- Flamingo's Pizzeria, Stewart Avenue, Medford;
- Gold Hill Pharmacy, Gold Hill;
- Holy Joe's, Medford;
- Human Bean, Rossanley Drive, Medford;
- Laurel Hills Golf Course, Central Point;
- Lumpy's No. 5, South Riverside Avenue, Medford;
- Mamma Mia Gelateria II, Medford;
- McDonald's No. 14537, Crater Lake Highway, Medford;
- Medford Food & Friends Meal Site, Medford;
- Pasta Piatti, Ashland;
- Phil's Frosty, Shady Cove;
- Pit Stop Espresso, Jacksonville;
- Pizza Hut No. 102023, South Riverside Avenue, Medford;
- Prism Espresso Bar & Resale, Medford;
- Purple Parrot No. 5, East Pine Street, Central Point;
- Purple Parrot No. 12, Delta Waters Road, Medford;
- Quiznos, Central Point;
- Red Lobster No. 576, Medford;
- Rogue Valley Country Club concessions, Medford;
- Skyline Plaza/Rogue Valley Manor, Medford;
- Starbucks Coffee No. 2865, Rogue Valley Mall, Medford;
- Subway, Shady Cove;
- Taco Bell No. 4167, East Jackson Street, Medford;
- Tarasco Mexican Restaurant, Rogue River;
- Tinseltown USA No. 254, Medford;
- Wendy's, North Pacific Highway, Medford;
- Willie's Tavern Inc., Eagle Point;
- Wimer Way Cafe, Rogue River.
Inspectors subtract points for critical violations, 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 health, Jackson County Health and Human Services, 1005 E. Main St., Medford.