WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Bagels & on Hypoluxo Road in suburban Lake Worth was forced to close its doors temporarily after a state health inspector cited it on June 27, for 13 violations including 4 high priority ones.
In his report, the inspector noted five live roaches in the prep area and dishwashing area and in a coffee storage cabinet.
There were rodent droppings underneath a cooler in the prep area and raw food was stored over ready-to-eat food in the walk-in cooler, the report noted.
After a follow-up inspection later that day, which it passed, the restaurant was allowed to reopen.
Bagels & was also forced to temporarily close on June 8 making this the eatery’s second closure one in a month.