Each week in this space, find one South Florida restaurant with a recent perfect health inspection (The Good), one with significant roach or rodent violations (The Bad) and one ordered to temporarily close (The Ugly). Read full health inspections and reviews at dine.miami.com.
P.F. Chang’s, 1400 Glades Rd., Boca Raton. Inspected on March 31; zero violations.
K’chapas, 5209 NW 79th Ave., Doral. Inspected on April 3; 11 violations, including four high-priority. Inspector’s notes: “Roach activity present as evidenced by approximately 20 live roaches found in kitchen's shelves.” Follow-up inspections on April 3 and 4 were satisfactory.
Wilton Wings, 1428 NE Fourth Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Inspected on April 2; 21 violations, including four high-priority. Inspector’s notes: “Observed two live roaches walking on prep table with partial-cooked wings next to grill. Four live roaches in storage area under and next to freezer. Three live roaches walking on floor in front of grill. Six live roaches on wall behind dish machine. ” Issued an emergency order to close; reopened after a satisfactory follow-up inspection on April 3.
Evan S. Benn is Miami Herald food editor. On Twitter: @EvanBenn.