Jackson County health inspectors in August evaluated 78 restaurants, all of which passed their semiannual inspections. Thirty-seven received perfect scores of 100. All scores are published, in weekly portions, in the Mail Tribune. The following restaurants received perfect scores of 100:
- Angelo's Pizza Parlor, 2161 W. Main St., Medford — 100;
- Bateman Senior Meals, 3630 Aviation Way, Medford — 100;
- Big Town Hero, 1205-C Plaza Blvd., Central Point — 100;
- Black Sheep Pub & Restaurant, 51 N. Main St., Ashland — 100;
- Buffalo Wild Wings, 1700 Delta Waters Road, Medford — 100;
- Cones & Co., 56484 Highway 62, Prospect — 100;
- El Paraiso Mexican Cuisine, 545 Clover Lane, Ashland — 100;
- Elements Tapas Bar & Lounge, 101 E. Main St., Medford — 100;
- First Presbyterian Church, 121 W. Second St., Phoenix — 100;
- Flying Pig BBQ & Catering, 3601 Crater Lake Highway, Medford — 100;
- Gogi's Restaurant, 235 W. Main St., Jacksonville — 100;
- Gypsy Blues Bar, 205 W. Eighth St., Medford — 100;
- Holiday Inn Express Hotel, 285 Peninger Road, Central Point — 100;
- Holiday Inn Express, 565 Clover Lane, Ashland — 100;
- Jupiter Cafe, 105 Talent Ave., Talent — 100;
- Louie's Bar & Grill, 41 N. Main St., Ashland — 100;
- Lumpy's #2, 723-B Main St., Phoenix — 100;
- Maple Street Cafe, 280 Maple St., Ashland — 100;
- Martolli's Hand Tossed Pizza, 38 E. Main St., Ashland — 100.
Inspectors subtract points for violations of “priority” and “priority foundation” items.
These 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.