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Restaurant Letter Grades

Bloomberg: Letter Grades Have Meant Less Food Poisoning

AP | By CRISTIAN SALAZAR | Posted 03.07.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Giving letter grades to the thousands of restaurants in New York City – from humble delis to celebrity chef-powered eateries –...

Quinn Questions Restaurant Grading System

Posted 01.11.2012 | New York

Council Speaker and mayoral-hopeful Christine Quinn is concerned about the Department Of Health's letter grading system for restaurants. "If you h...

Report Cards Send Some Restaurants Back to School

Jennifer Wachtel | Posted 09.20.2011 | New York
Jennifer Wachtel

While many restaurant patrons have embraced NYC's new letter grade evaluation system, the lack of clarity of these marks may have lured even the most informed of foodies into a false sense of safety.

PASSED: LA Food Trucks To Earn Letter Grades For Cleanliness

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Diane Betzler would hesitate to eat at a food truck even if it was serving filet mignon for free and the placard in the window gav...

Restaurant Letter Grade System: Josh Ozersky's Take

TIME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Starting this week, New York City will implement a new food-safety grading system. Like L.A.'s, which inspired it, the new system calls for letter gra...