Bunchberries Closes

Profiled Midtown Lunch’er Julia will be upset to hear about this one.  Bunchberries, the slightly upscale/slightly healthy leaning Midtown deli on 53rd btw. 2+3rd has closed. (She really liked their scallion pancakes and mac and cheese.) [Grub Street]

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    Maybe had something to do with the following:

    Location 222 EAST 53 STREET, MANHATTAN

    Inspection date May 20, 2009

    Restaurant name BUNCHBERRIES

    Violation points 37

    Violations Permit not conspicuously displayed.
    Permit not conspicuously displayed.

    Non-food contact surface improperly constructed
    Non-food contact surface improperly constructed. Unacceptable material used. Non-food contact surface or equipment improperly maintained.

    Improper plumbing
    Plumbing not properly installed or maintained; anti-siphonage or backflow prevention device not provided where required; equipment or floor not properly drained; sewage disposal system in disrepair or not functioning properly.

    Toilets not maintained
    Toilet facility not maintained and provided with toilet paper, waste receptacle and self-closing door.

    Wiping cloths improperly stored
    Wiping cloths dirty or not stored in sanitizing solution.

    Food contact surface not washed
    Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.

    No stem-type thermometer
    Appropriately scaled metal stem-type thermometer not provided or used to evaluate temperatures of potentially hazardous foods during cooking, cooling, reheating and holding.

    Cold food held above 41°F (smoked fish above 38°F) except during necessary preparation.

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