Jackson County health inspectors evaluated 105 restaurants in January. All passed their semiannual inspections, and 57 received perfect scores of 100. All scores are published in weekly portions in the Mail Tribune.
The following restaurants received perfect scores of 100:
- Oberon's, Ashland;
- Oregon Mountain Coffee, Medford;
- Papa John's Pizza, West Main Street, Medford;
- Purple Parrot, 10546 and 11264 Highway 62, Eagle Point; Delta Waters Road, Medford; and Plaza Boulevard, Central Point;
- Rack 'Em, Medford;
- Rogue Eatery, Rogue River;
- Rogue Valley Roasting Co., Ashland;
- Roy's Pioneer Club, Central Point;
- Shinsei Sushi, Medford;
- Snack Shack, Eagle Point;
- Sonic Drive-In, Medford;
- Subway Sandwiches No. 15399, Biddle Road, Medford;
- Taj Indian Cuisine, Ashland;
- The Talon Grill, Eagle Point;
- Taroko, Ashland;
- Tot Restaurant, Ashland;
- Varsity Theatre, Ashland;
- Witham Truck Stop Restaurant, Medford;
- The Whiskey Room, Medford;
- Yogurt Hut, Ashland.
The following restaurants received passing scores of 70 points or higher:
- 62 Marketplace, Shady Cove — 97;
- Barney's Better Burgers, Medford — 97;
- Bella Union, Jacksonville — 90;
- Berg's Bakery & Bistro, Medford — 97;
- Bohemian Club, Medford — 94;
- Bonsai Teriyaki Sushi II, Ashland — 90;
- C St. Bistro, Jacksonville — 95;
- Cafe Namaste, Ashland — 83;
- Cafe Nom-Yen, Ashland — 78;
- Campus Grill, Ashland — 97;
- China Hut Restaurant & Lounge, Medford — 82;
- The Deli Downstairs, Ashland — 95;
- Dominos Pizza, East Stewart Avenue, Medford — 97;
- Donut Den, Medford — 95.
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.