The Quarter Rat’s Report of Actual Code Health

(Art by Eric T. Styles)
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 ldh.la.gov.

July 28, 2021

The French Market Restaurant Inc.
1001 Decatur St.
3:05 p.m.
Purpose: complaint
Violations:
None.

Croissant D’or Bakery and Cafe
617 Uruslines St.
11:40 p.m.
Purpose: follow-up
Violations:
Food safety certificate (noncritical)

Dian Xin 2
620 Conti St.
2:10 p.m.
Violations:
None.

Filming for health insurance commercial scheduled along Toulouse Street Aug. 11

Filming for a health insurance commercial is scheduled to take place along Toulouse Street on Aug. 11.

Digital FX will be filming a commercial for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana at Casa Hove, located at 723 Toulouse Street, between 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Parking will be prohibited along the Uptown sides of the 600 and 700 blocks of Toulouse Street between 4 a.m. to 10 p.m.

The sidewalk in front of Casa Hove will be closed from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. to place lighting equipment.

For questions or more information, contact location manager Peter H. Wilson at 323-839-7383 or phwilson@mac.com.

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 ldh.la.gov.

July 22, 2021

Akimbo, 507 Frenchmen St., 10:15 a.m. (routine)
Violations:
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)
Violations:
None.

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

  • 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)
Violations
Critical:

  • 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.

Non-critical:

  • 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)
Violations
Non-critical:

  • Floors are not clean.

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

The Quarter Rat’s Report of Actual Code Health

(All art by Eric T. Styles)
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 restaurants and elsewhere, visit ldh.la.gov.

July 12, 2021:

Big East Daiquiris (restaurant), 619 Bourbon St., 1 p.m. (routine)
Violations
Critical items:
Insect/rodent control.

Non-critical items:
Plumbing/grease trap, floors.

Pat O’brien’s (kitchen), 624 Bourbon St., 11:20 a.m. (routine)
Violations
Non-critical items:
Food storage: 6 inches off floor, dry, covered – corrected on site
Clean equipment/single service storage – corrected on site
Personal care items – corrected on site
Hand wash supplies: clean, accessible, corrected on site
Openings
Floors

Saints and Sinners (restaurant), 627 Bourbon St., 12 p.m. (routine)
Violations
Non-critical items:
Non-food contact surfaces
Hand wash supplies: clean, accessible – corrected on site
Floors

Big Easy Daiquiri and Fry Bar ,216 Bourbon St., 3:20 p.m. (follow-up)
Violations
None listed.

Big Easy Seafood Market Restaurant, 424-26 Bourbon St., 3:50 p.m. (follow-up)
Violations
Critical items:
Toxic labeling – corrected on site 

Non-critical items:
Floors

Royal House, 441 Royal St. , 4:25 p.m. (complaint)
Violations
None listed.

Pierre Maspero, 440 Chartres St., 2:30 p.m. (routine)
Violations
Critical Items:
Food: cold holding – corrected on site 

Non-critical items:
Label: pack at retail, bulk foods, containers – corrected on site
Non-food contact surfaces clean
Clean equipment/single service storage – corrected on site
Personal care items – corrected on site
Hand wash supplies: clean, accessible – corrected on site
Floors
Walls and ceilings

Remoulade Inc. (restaurant), 309 Bourbon St., 10:20 a.m. (routine)
Violations
Non-critical items:
Non-food contact surfaces clean
Floors
Walls and ceilings

Filming scheduled for Exchange Place, between Conti and Bienville streets July 24

(Art by Eric T. Styles)
Filming is scheduled Saturday at Exchange Place in the French Quarter and parking restrictions will be in effect.

The filming is scheduled to occur at Exchange Place, between Conti and Bienville streets, from approximately 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., according to Lisa Latter, a film location manager.

Parking restrictions will be in place along the downtown side of the 600 block of Bienville Street from 12:59 a.m. to 3 p.m. No parking signs will be posted along the block. All residents and business owners will have access to their properties, according to Latter.

New Orleans Police officers will be conducting intermittent traffic control at the intersection of Conti and Royal streets from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., while avoiding rush hours. Traffic will be held for a few minutes when filming occurs and will resume when the filming ends, according to Latter.

Anyone with questions or comments is asked to contact Lisa Latter at 504-235-2554 or email at lisalocations@me.com.