MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – This week, six restaurants in and around the Grand Strand were visited by inspectors from the Department of Health and Environmental Control; WMBF News obtained the reports from their routine inspections and found several restaurants with critical violations.
NY Style on Walnut Street in Loris received a "B" rating with 83 points out of a possible 100. Inspectors found that frozen chicken was stored in a box with vegetables, meaning cross contamination was not prevented. This violation was corrected, but there were other violations, including a build-up of food in the meat grinder, and a build-up of grime on the floor and some equipment.
Shoney's on Church Street in Conway also scored a "B" with 83 points, according to a DHEC report dated April 7. Inspectors noted potentially hazardous temperatures for several food items, including pancake mix, chicken, and cottage cheese. These items were voluntarily discarded and the violation was corrected, the report states. Inspectors also deducted points because a spray nozzle was in poor repair.
Anthony's Pizza and Subs on Glenns Bay Road in Surfside received 88 points out of 100, earning it an "A" rating, but had one critical violation. According to the report, chemicals were stored improperly and spray bottles were not labeled. This violation was corrected.
Atlas Tap House on Chester Street in Myrtle Beach, City Pizza on North Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach, and Shell Crackers Grill and Raw Bar on Berkeley Court in Murrells Inlet all received 98 out of 100 points, earning them all "A" ratings from DHEC inspectors.