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Added Dec 18 2017

Inspection date
December 18, 2017
Doing business as
Lacasa Del Pueblo Taqueria
Inspection ID
License number
Facility type
Risk 1 (High)
Inspection type
Complaint Re-Inspection
18. No evidence of rodent or insect outer openings protected/rodent proofed, a written log shall be maintained available to the inspectors - comments: doors are rodent proofed. | 30. Food in original container, properly labeled: customer advisory posted as needed - comments: must label food storage containers when food is not in original package. | 31. Clean multi-use utensils and single service articles properly stored: no reuse of single service articles - comments: must invert multiuse utensils on lower shelves of prep tables and dish storage shelves and plastic wear with handles in upright position. | 32. Food and non-food contact surfaces properly designed, constructed and maintained - comments: must provide shelving units in walk in freezer to elevate foods off of floor.must remove rust from 1st fl. Front prep area prep cooler and salsa cooler,basement prep area and walk in cooler shelving units.must repair or replace cracked lids on food storage containers in basement and worn door gasket on hot holding cabinet. | 33. Food and non-food contact equipment utensils clean, free of abrasive detergents - comments: must clean grease and food debris from exterior of food storage containers,fryer cabinet,ovens,steam table. | 34. Floors: constructed per code, cleaned, good repair, coving installed, dust-less cleaning methods used - comments: must repair or replace damaged flooring in rear prep area under and around cooking equipment and sinks and loose floor tiles entering into rear prep area.must clean grease and food debris from floor under cooking equipment in rear prep area. | 35. Walls, ceilings, attached equipment constructed per code: good repair, surfaces clean and dust-less cleaning methods - comments: must repair or replace damaged and loose walls and wall bases in front prep area behind prep cooler,next to hand sink in 1st fl. Rear prep area, loose wall bases throughout both 1st fl. Prep areas, stained ceiling tiles in dining area. must clean dust build up from upper wall behind dish machine area. must scrape and paint peeling paint on ceiling in basement food storage area near walk in freezer. must remove grafitti from ceiling in men's toilet room. | 36. Lighting: required minimum foot-candles of light provided, fixtures shielded - comments: must provide light shield in basement prep area above prep table. must replace burntout light in dish washing area. | 38. Ventilation: rooms and equipment vented as required: plumbing: installed and maintained - comments: must repair or replace leaky pipe at hand sink in basement. | 40. Refrigeration and metal stem thermometers provided and conspicuous - comments: corrected. | 41. Premises maintained free of litter, unnecessary articles, cleaning equipment properly stored - comments: must elevate,remove and organize clutter and food off of floor and away from walls in basement.
Other known inspections
December 11, 2017 (Fail)
June 19, 2017 (Pass w/ Conditions)
September 11, 2015 (Pass w/ Conditions)
September 2, 2015 (Fail)
April 17, 2015 (Pass w/ Conditions)
January 7, 2014 (Pass w/ Conditions)
June 14, 2013 (Pass)
October 2, 2012 (Pass)
December 20, 2011 (Pass)

We group inspections by license number. Since a given business might operate under multiple licenses, this list may be incomplete.

This was posted to 1834 S. Blue Island Ave.

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