The Quarter Rat’s Report of Actual Code Health

The Quarter Rat’s Report of Actual Code Health lists the most recent East Safe Louisiana inspections at French Quarter dining establishments, and are taken from the Department of Health’s website. Inspections are conducted randomly and unannounced, and are a matter of public record. For more information on inspections conducted at New Orleans dining establishments, visit

July 22, 2021

Akimbo, 507 Frenchmen St., 10:15 a.m. (routine)
Non-critical items:

  • Food is not stored in a clean, covered container. No ice bin covers provided.
  • The toilet room door is not tight fitting and self-closing.
  • A covered waste can is not provided in the ladies toilet room.
  • Floors are not smooth and easily cleanable. Unsealed concrete behind the bar.

Starbucks Coffee Store 18830, 700 Canal St., 5:30 p.m. (follow-up)

JW Marriott New Orleans (banquet kitchen), 614 Canal St., 5:35 p.m. (routine)

  • Bulk containers are not properly labeled.
  • Clean equipment/utensils are not stored covered or inverted.

July 23, 2021

Daisy Dukes, 123 Carondelet St., 5:15 p.m. (routine)

  • Ready to eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on premises and held for more than 24 hours is not date marked–corrected on site.
  • Food stored for cold-holding and service was not held at a temperature of 41 °F or below–corrected on site.
  • Raw animal food is not separated from ready to eat food, or is placed, stored or displayed above ready to eat food–corrected on site; repeat violation.
  • Food contact surfaces and utensils are not clean to sight and touch–corrected on site.


  • Bulk containers are not properly labeled.
  • Food scoop is constructed without a handle–corrected on site.
  • Single use/single service articles are not stored at least six inches off the floor.
  • The hand wash lavatory is used for purpose other than hand washing–corrected on site.
  • The permit is not valid due to nonpayment of fees/penalties.

July 26, 2021

Laura’s Candies, 331 Chartres St., 10:45 a.m., (follow-up)

  • Floors are not clean.

Big Easy Daiquiris, 619 bourbon St., 12 p.m., (follow-up)
No Violations.