Restaurant inspections

Former Argus reporter Angela Woodall (that’s how she loves to be referred) blogged from Oakland about the county’s restaurant inspection database. It is amazing how many good restaurants get cited for bad hygiene.

To check out the database click here.

To read Angela’s blog post, click here.

Matt Artz


  1. I’ve been a fan of this database for a long time and I’ve changed my mind about eating at a lot of places based on what I’ve found there. I encourage everybody to give it a try. It’s great to patronize local businesses, but it’s nice to know that they’re keeping a clean kitchen too.

  2. Yes, our two favorite local places have plenty of violations. The funny thing is, another local place with a clean record has made me sick. You just can’t win.

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