SAN ANTONIO – A West Side Vietnamese restaurant failed a city health inspection this month after food was found stored in trash bags and sanitizer buckets, according to Metropolitan Health records.
Pho Vy Vietnamese Noodle Restaurant, located in the 8200 block of Marbach Road, was also cited for keep sanitizer in food storage containers.
Several food items in the restaurant’s walk-in freezer had to be thrown out after a health inspector found freezer burn and ice crystals on them.
Pho Vy was given a failing score of 67 and ordered to go through a follow-up inspection.
An employee who told KSAT she was in charge showed us a copy of the re-inspection report, which indicated that the violations had been corrected.
Beef & Bourbon Steak House
Beef & Bourbon Steak House, located in the 4900 block of Rigsby Avenue, received a 66 after an inspector this month found a reach-in cooler had a temperature reading of 60 degrees, nearly 20 degrees warmer than health standards allow.
Steaks being held in a cooler were also thrown out due to cooling issues, according to health records.
Buns were tossed out after an inspector witnessed an employee handling them with his bare hands.
The restaurant was also cited for storing tortilla chips in cardboard boxes.
“We got everything fixed, sir. Human mistakes were done. We got everything fixed,” general manager Rodolfo Hoffman said.
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