Our restaurant inspection report is now weekly with most of the articles for paying subscribers only.
This report's lowlights include a bagel place with 17 violations, a Colombian place with 15, and a prominent Italian restaurant in East Boca with 11.
On the bright side, Fresh Bites Cafe in Mission Bay had a perfect inspection with zero violations. California Pizza Kitchen in Town Center did well with just one violation.
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We're getting back into local crime reporting. Because of the sensitive nature of these reports, most of it will be content for paid subscribers only.
Below are details on 18 incidents with threats, drugs, sexual assault, child cruelty, drugged driving, violence, and more. People involved include a woman from St. Andrews Country Club, a man from Lexington Estates, young people connected to West Boca High, Olympic Heights and Spanish River as well. And of course, a raid in the Sandalfoot trailer park.
A reader sent us this video of a man walking on 441 near Yamato Road in early January. His choice of attire (or lack thereof) is what stands out.
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J Alexander's had one of the worst inspections in this report. Cheesecake Factory near Town Center is high on the list, and a local bagel place also had more than 10 violations. Our spreadsheet, at bottom, has 112 inspections in total.
For J Alexander's, inspectors noted 16 violations with 4 marked high priority, all related to food temperature. More details below for paid subscribers: