Restaurant Scorecard: Inspectors discover weeks old food, drain flies

Updated: Dec. 6, 2019 at 7:15 PM EST
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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - Department of Health and Environmental Control inspectors uncovered weeks old food that should’ve been thrown away, along with drain flies.

We begin this week’s Restaurant Scorecard with Drafts Sports Bar and Grill at 415 South Ocean Boulevard in Myrtle Beach.

Inspectors found ready-to-eat foods that are held for 24 hours, without prepped or discard dates. That includes pulled lobster, pulled cooked chicken and pulled cooked pork.

Inspector said that the pulled pork had a prep date of Nov. 15 and pizza sauce that had a prepped date of Nov. 24.

They also found a container of seasoned breading and sugar without a common name on the label.

Health crews said drain flies were seen around the liquor bottles and the hand sink at the dining room bar. An invoice was requested from a commercial pest control company for a follow-up inspection.

Inspectors found soiled wiping cloths stored on hand sinks at the bar and not in approved sanitizer concentration.

Inspectors gave Drafts Sports Bar And Grill an 89 out of 100.

Next up is China Chef at 1470 South Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach.

Inspectors found lo mein noodles in the walk in cooler covered with saran wrap.

Health crews also discovered a rusted prep table that was not smooth.

The exterior of the bulk containers of corn starch and flour were observed with build-up, according to the inspection report.

Inspectors also saw that base tiles were missing near the back door.

They gave China Chef a 90 out of 100.

Our perfect score this week goes to Big Apple Bagels.

The breakfast favorite at 1168 Highway 17 North in Surfside Beach scores a flawless 100. Congratulations to you.

You hibachi fans may have to find a new location -- at least for now.

JimmyZ Original Hibachi House at 6108 North Kings Highway in Myrtle Beach has shut down.

WMBF News spoke with an employee who said they’re looking for another location in that area.

The restaurant on Pine Island Road across from Coastal Grand Mall and their new Pawleys Island store on Ocean Highway are still open.

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