Thursday, August 7, 2008

Atlanta restaurants only mildly dirty

Posted By on Thu, Aug 7, 2008 at 11:27 PM

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Good news! Atlanta's restaurants are not the dirtiest in America. Here's the ranking of 20 US cities from worst to best, according to the Center for Science in the Public Interest:

  • Austin, Texas: 58 violations in 30 restaurants
  • Boston: 63 violations in 30 restaurants
  • Milwaukee, 27 violations in 20 restaurants
  • Colorado Springs, Colo.: 46 violations in 30 restaurants
  • Kansas City, Mo.: 41 violations in 30 restaurants
  • Pittsburgh: 40 violations in 30 restaurants
  • Denver: 35 violations in 30 restaurants
  • Las Vegas: 30 violations in 25 restaurants
  • Washington, D.C.: 27 violations in 25 restaurants
  • New York: 32 violations in 30 restaurants
  • Atlanta: 19 violations in 20 restaurants
  • Portland: 25 violations in 27 restaurants
  • Baltimore: 14 violations in 14 restaurants
  • Minneapolis, Minn.: 31 violations in 29 restaurants
  • Chicago: 22 violations in 30 restaurants
  • St. Louis: 17 violations in 27 restaurants
  • Seattle: 16 violations in 30 restaurants
  • Philadelphia: 16 violations in 23 restaurants
  • San Francisco: 15 violations in 30 restaurants
  • Tucson, Ariz.: 14 violations in 29 restaurants

(Graphic from Republic of Moreland.)

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