Restaurant cleanliness: what do you want to know? What don't you want to know? This week on Ask a Clean Person, host Jolie Kerr welcomes Daniel Gritzer, Culinary Director at Serious Eats, to the studio for some thoughts on food safety plus crazy restaurant stories. Daniel boasts being Department of Health certified and has seen it all! What are the restaurant red flags? How old is the soup? Which is the worst day to order fish? How clean is the cutlery? Tune in to hear myths dispelled as well as the dirty truth! This program was brought to you by Route 11 Potato Chips.
"I'll be honest, in NYC, there's a high probability that there are cockroaches in the kitchen - either there have been, currently are, will be - it's an ongoing battle to keep them at bay." [6:00]
"The concern of food safety is very rarely spoilage because we can detect spoilage so well. The concern is more bacterial - the things you can't smell." [23:00]
--Daniel Gritzer on Ask a Clean Person