It's barbecue Tennessee-style with spare ribs and deep-fired catfish on the side. But Tennessee Red's smoked up an "F" on the last big health inspection.
There are several pupuserias in Portland. One of them, however, failed its latest semi-annual health inspection.
A local restaurant serving pho, the traditional Vietnamese soup, has flunked again.
Powell Seafood Restaurant in Southeast Portland has had problems with leaving old shrimp in the refrigerator, not washing out bread pans and cooked chickens sitting on a shelf in the temperature danger zone.
Mariscos Las Islas Marias on Southeast 82nd opened with a score of 70, almost failing. Its star attractions, fish and seafood, were part of the problem.
This new bar and restaurant screams "Portland." But its very first health score doesn’t sound so rosy. Click on the "Play Video" button above to watch this story.
This place on Southwest Park right by Portland State University earns a new grade, and it's a low one.
The health department says the restaurant "marginally complies with food safety standards."
The health inspector found that O'Sushi on Southeast 82nd had no hot water to keep your food safe. That was not the only issue. Click on the "Play Video" button to watch this story.
The new place is Los Colomos. It opened just a few weeks back, but its very first inspection netted a 57, which is far below the failing mark.
The restaurant got 73 out of 100. Below 70 is a failing grade. The big problem was there was not enough heat or cold in the kitchen. Food was sitting out at room temperature, growing bacteria that could eventually make you sick.
The health report says a whole raw pig was hanging over a bus tub of cooked meat in the walk-in, giving raw pig juices a chance to drip on the meat that goes straight out to your plate.