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Lincoln barbecue restaurant closed by food inspector
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Lincoln barbecue restaurant closed by food inspector

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A Lincoln barbecue restaurant had its food permit suspended indefinitely as a result of repeated health code violations.

The Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department ordered Dory BBQ, 832 N. 27th St., to close immediately last month and to remain closed until the issues were resolved. The order was issued following an inspection June 22.

The restaurant remained closed Thursday, but owner Minh Huynh said he is working to reopen. 

Among the issues cited by the Health Department: owner observed touching cooked product with bare hands (repeat); raw meats stored over cooked items, otherwise mixed or stored improperly (repeat); items not properly reheated (repeat, corrected); raw duck placed in scalding water, dipped in corn syrup then left hanging at room temperature overnight; noodles stored at improper temperature (corrected); items in cooler lacking date marks (repeat); no water flowing in thawing product; cooked chicken feet stored on floor of cooler (repeat); facility with heavy damage (repeat); pool of water collecting inside (repeat).

The Health Department has also issued the following inspection notice:

Amin's Kitchen, 850 N. 27th St. (July 18) — No food manager (repeat);  bowl of salad items stored below raw meat in cooler (repeat, discarded); no sanitizer measured at dish sink (corrected); raw chicken shwarma on upright spit, no evidence product getting heated enough (repeat, corrected); yesterday's beans not properly cooled (repeat, corrected); food residues on choppers/knives; soup not properly cooled; meat items not properly labeled; mouse droppings on shelf/in totes with food items (repeat); single-service items stored on floor (repeat); door seals ripped on some units (repeat); some holes in walls (repeat); old items from previous owner left in facility (repeat).


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