City Paper is not for tourists
Closed: April 4
Reopened: April 5
History: No citations are listed in city records dating back to 1999.
Health Department Says: rodent infestation and operating a food establishment with “gross unsanitary conditions”
Business Says: It’s not as bad as it sounds. The co-owner, who identifies herself as May May, says that the main problem is paint peeling off the walls in an upstairs storage room. Super Foods, a bean-curd manufacturing company, is housed in a 150-year-old building that requires a lot of maintenance, she says. She usually repaints every four or five years, and she agrees “to do whatever they want me to do.” Of the rodent problem, May says, “Everywhere has mice problem….They don’t see any live ones here. Just the dirt.”