County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health shut down all operations at State Social House restaurant this past Friday June 21, 2023 due to violation section 114259.1 (#2e) which equates to a vermin infestation.
A notice of closure was placed at the door of the popular “rustic-chic gastropub plating American comfort food and offering a cigar lounge & upstairs piano bar on Friday. The notice states the restaurant was closed for violation(s) of California Health and Los Angeles County Code.
According to the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health, infestation (vermin) is defined as the presence of vermin within the food facility as evidenced by actual live bodies, fresh droppings or vomitus, urine stains, or gnaw marks, that could result in contamination to the food, equipment, packaging, or utensils.
It is unclear what inspectors found that prompted them to shut the restaurant down, or if they were closed the entire weekend. They were open again by Monday. When asked why they were closed on Friday, an employee said that the reason for the closure was “structural.”
State Social House is located at 8782 W Sunset Blvd, on the corner where Sunset Boulevard, Palm Avenue, and Holloway Drive.
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