Jackson County health inspectors evaluated 108 restaurants in August. All passed their semiannual inspections. The following restaurants received passing scores of 70 points or higher:
- Shari's Restaurant, Medford — 91;
- Shari's Restaurant, Central Point — 94;
- Siam Cafe Thai Cuisine, Medford — 96;
- Silver Dragon Restaurant, Medford — 82;
- Sports Zone Bar & Grill, Medford — 83;
- Starbucks Coffee Co., Siskiyou Boulevard, Ashland — 96;
- Stone Ridge Golf Club, Eagle Point — 93;
- Subway Sandwiches No. 15399, Biddle Road, Medford — 96;
- Subway Sandwiches & Salads, Ashland Street, Ashland — 98;
- Taco Bell No. 17467, Crater Lake Highway, Medford — 99;
- Taco Bell No. 18540, Jacksonville Highway, Medford — 94;
- Talent Cafe, Talent — 81;
- Tarasco Mexican Restaurant, Rogue River — 91;
- Tee Time Cafe, Medford — 91;
- Terry's Broaster Chicken, Medford — 85;
- Thai Pepper, Ashland — 86;
- Tim's Backyard BBQ, Medford — 86;
- Tony's Pizzeria, Eagle Point — 91;
- Upper Rogue Community Center, Shady Cove — 95;
- Villa Pizza Fresh Italian Kitchen, Rogue Valley Mall, Medford — 90;
- Vinny's Italian Kitchen, Medford — 90;
- Wamba Juice, Medford — 95;
- Wellsprings Garden Cafe, Ashland — 99;
- Wild River, Medford — 95;
- The Winchester Inn, Ashland — 91;
- Yummy Yan's, Medford — 83.
Inspectors subtract points for critical violations, which include: foods maintained at improper temperatures, improperly cooled or reheated; not properly protected from contamination, from unapproved origins, unsafe, adulterated or not honestly presented; not date-marked or discarded upon expiration; raw animal foods improperly cooked; presence of rodents or insects; inadequate personal hygiene; failure to clean and sanitize food equipment; lack of an approved water system; toxic chemicals or cleansers not properly stored, used or labeled.
Restaurant scores are posted online at www.jacksoncounty.org and www.mailtribune.com/dining.
Inspection files are open to the public at the division of environmental health, Jackson County Health and Human Services, 1005 E. Main St., Medford.