Update: The restaurant was reinspected Monday and received an 83, with no mention in the report of insects. Read the new report: here.
A restaurant at Northlake Mall in DeKalb County failed its recent health inspection with a variety of cleanliness concerns, as well as roaches and flies in the kitchen.
Fork in the Road, located near the main entrance of the popular mall off Northlake Parkway, scored 48 on Monday, according to the inspector’s report.
The restaurant didn’t respond to a request for comment Friday.
The report noted issues including: raw meat stored next to cooked meat, no sign reminding employees to wash their hands, and food debris accumulation.
It also said the inspector saw a live German roach on a commerical dishwasher as well as a “roach casing” on a hand soap package and live “drain flies.”
Restaurants that fail are typically checked again within 10 days.
Fork in the Road
Located in Northlake Mall
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