Restaurant Report Card: September 15

A food truck with a brick oven in a food truck

Columbia, SC (WLTX)-

Hall of Fame

  • Sweet Peas Ice Cream Parlor, 412 McNulty St. Blythewood- 100%
  • Lucky, 517 Beechwoods Dr. Lexington- 100%
  • Yobana Food Truck, 170 Hampchase Circle, Orangeburg- 98%

Golden Spatula Winner

  • The Wolf Pizza Company, 322 Little Brook Ln. West Columbia- 100%

Restaurant Report Card

  • Hwy 55 Burgers Shakes and Fries, 828 Highway 1 South, Lugoff

Low Scores

China Garden, 111 Sparkleberry Crossing, Columbia- 84-B

  • The facility is reusing raw chicken cardboard containers to store cooked food products, according to the report
  • There was food products stored on the floor of the walk in cooler
  • Follow-up: September 16

Hokkaido Buffet, 1100 Dutch Fork Rd. Irmo- 87-B

  • Inspectors found their sushi rice sitting on a pan in the prep surface at 41 degrees Fahrenheit
  • Follow-up: September 16

Watford's Bar-B-Que, 341 S Main St. Bishopville- 88-A

  • Inspectors said the facility does not have a date marking system in place.
  • They also lost points for having the walk-in cooler condenser leaking onto the floor in the cooler
  • Follow-up: September 16

The Station, 4580 Florence Hwy. Sumter- 82-C (third low grade in a row)

  • Multiple flies were observed in the prep area
  • Inspectors found build up inside the ice machine, on top of upright freezer next to the utensil sink
  • Follow-up: September 16


  • AARAV United, 8640 Old State Road- 97-A
  • China Chef III, 3234 Augusta Rd. West Columbia- 85-B
  • Maurice's Gourmet Barbeque, 4411 Devine St. Columbia- 96-A (Third follow-up in a row)
  • Sogo Hibachi & Sushi, 2010 W Dekalb St. Camden- 96-A (Third follow-up in a row)

Golden Spatula winner, The Wolf Pizza Company is a food truck that travels throughout the Midlands. For their calendar click here.



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