Jackson County health inspectors in December evaluated 85 restaurants, all of which passed their semiannual inspections. All scores are published in weekly portions in the Mail Tribune.
The following restaurants received passing scores of 70 points or higher:
- Brothers Restaurant, Ashland — 99;
- Cafe 116, Ashland — 91;
- Cafe Dejeuner, Medford — 90;
- Cafe Namaste, Ashland — 98;
- Cafe Nom-Yen, Ashland — 85;
- Callahan's Lodge Inc., Ashland — 95;
- Cedar Links Restaurant, Medford — 84;
- Central Point Senior Center, Central Point — 95;
- Chely's Mexican Grill, Central Point — 91;
- China Hut Restaurant & Lounge, Medford — 85;
- Chun's Palace, Ashland — 78;
- The Double R Pub, Rogue River — 72;
- Dragonfly Restaurant, Ashland — 92;
- Ed's Oasis, Eagle Point — 94;
- Eddy's Almost Famous Burgers, Medford — 76;
- First Presbyterian Church, Phoenix — 99;
- First Street Cafe, Phoenix — 90;
- Flappers Wild West Wings, Medford — 91;
- Gypsy Blues Bar, Medford — 95;
- The Hot Spot, Ashland — 80.
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.