Jackson County health inspectors in August evaluated 130 restaurants, all of which passed their semiannual inspections. All scores are published in weekly portions in the Mail Tribune.
The following restaurants received passing scores of 70 points or higher:
- Little Caesars Pizza, Ashland — 92;
- MacLevin's, Jacksonville — 90;
- Marco's Pepper Grill, Medford — 86;
- McDonald's, Phoenix — 92;
- Mellelo Coffee Roasters, West Main Street, Medford — 92;
- Muchas Gracias Mexican Food, West Main Street, Medford — 87;
- My Deli & Sushi, Phoenix — 97;
- Natalee Thai Cuisine, Medford — 92;
- Oak Tree Restaurant, Ashland — 92;
- Orange Julius, Rogue Valley Mall, Medford — 94;
- Panda Garden, Ashland — 95;
- Professional Chef Service, Ashland — 97;
- Purple Parrot No. 6, Biddle Road, Medford — 97;
- The Rocky-Tonk Saloon & Grill, Medford — 90;
- Ruth & Sparky's Yogurt, Medford — 90;
- Salvation Army Multi-Service, Medford — 94;
- Shari's Restaurant, Central Point — 87;
- Si Casa Flores, Phoenix — 89;
- Si Casa Flores, Biddle Road, Medford — 97;
- Siam Cafe Thai Cuisine, Medford — 97;
- Sky House Bar & Grill, Medford airport — 95;
- Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Medford — 92;
- Sonic Drive-In, Central Point — 89;
- Sonic Drive-In, Medford — 95;
- Spoons, Medford — 95;
- Standing Stone Brewing Co., Ashland — 84;
- Subway Sandwiches No. 12462, Rogue Valley Mall, Medford — 92;
- Taco Bell/Pizza Hut No. 028005, West Main Street, Medford — 87;
- Taco Delite, Medford — 97;
- Tee Time Cafe, Medford — 97;
- Vinny's Italian Kitchen, Medford — 95;
- Wendy's, Ashland — 90.
Inspectors subtract points for violations of "priority" and "priority foundation" items, 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 at www.jacksoncounty.org and www.mailtribune.com/dining.
Inspection files are open to the public at the division of environmental public health, Jackson County Health and Human Services, 1005 E. Main St., Medford.