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Soul food restaurant in DeKalb passes follow-up inspection

Update:

King’s Southern Delight in Stone Mountain passed its follow-up inspection, scoring an 88, according to DeKalb County health department records.

The restaurant was originally cited for gnats and roaches in a bin of onions and flies throughout the restaurant.

Original article (published July 26, 2018):

A soul food restaurant in Stone Mountain failed its recent health inspection, according to the DeKalb County health department.

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King’s Southern Delight, at 4958 Redan Road, scored a 38 on its Tuesday health inspection. Any score below a 70 is considered failing.


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Violations included gnats and roaches in a bin of onions, food debris and grease buildup near a kitchen stove and flies throughout the restaurant.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution called the restaurant Wednesday and Thursday for comment, but they did not answer.

The restaurant scored an 80 on its previous inspection in November 2017 and an 80 on its May 2017 inspection.

Follow-up inspections are usually done within 10 days of the original evaluation.


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