DeKalb restaurant rechecked after live roach found in sushi prep area

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Update: The restaurant was rechecked Monday and received a 98. Red the new report here.

Original story:

A DeKalb County sushi restaurant failed its recent health inspection amid a number of concerns, including roaches and nymphs in the kitchen.

Sushi Yoshino, located at 2150 Johnson Ferry Road near Brookhaven, received a 65 on Monday, according to the report.

The inspector noted seeing live and dead nymphs and adult German roaches in the main kitchen above hand sink. A live adult German roach was seen in the sushi prep area.

The inspector reported seeing an employee touch a cleaning cloth and then touching food without washing their hands. Also, raw fish was stored in between raw chicken, the report said.

Dust and debris was found on top of ­coolers in the main kitchen and sushi prep area and elsewhere.

Attempts to reach management for comment have been unsuccessful this week.

Restaurants that fail inspections are generally checked again within 10 days.

Sushi Yoshino 

2150 Johnson Ferry Road, Brookhaven

Score: 65

Full report: here.

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