BIZ BUZZ BLOG UPDATES: Restaurant inspections and more

By Carlie Kollath/NEMS Daily Journal

Inspections: Shockley’s, Vanelli’s, Ms. Ruth’s 5/21/12

The state Department of Health regularly inspects restaurants and food facilities.

The facilities are graded from A to C. “A” is the best. “C” is the equivalent of failing, but the inspection isn’t bad enough to merit the closure of the restaurant. Any restaurant with a C gets a follow-up visit within 10 days.

The following Lee County facilities were inspected between 5/14 and today.

– A’s –

Golden Living Center

Mooreville High School

Papa Vanelli’s Pizzeria (Vanelli’s)

Quality Discount Deli (616 Romie Hill in Shannon)

Subway (North Gloster in Tupelo)

Steak Escape (inside Barnes Crossing mall)

Dodge’s (2290 West Main St.)

Wendy’s (North Gloster location)

Ms. Ruth’s Diner (Verona)

Mooreville Elementary School (Mooreville)

Little Caesar’s Pizza (Tupelo)

Chevron Food Mart (North Gloster location)

Magic Wok (inside Barnes Crossing mall)

Malone’s Road Kitchen (mobile unit – Tupelo)

Longshot Sports Bar & Grill (Romie Hill in Shannon)

Read more at Biz Buzz blog.

Margaritaville opens Tuesday on Coast

Just in time for summer vacation. Via SunHerald.com:

BILOXI — Momentum is building toward Tuesday’s opening of Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville Casino and Restaurant on the Back Bay.

A VIP party begins at 5 p.m. and the casino opens to the public Tuesday at 8 p.m.

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