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Megabytes reopens after health code violations closure

Megabytes reopens after health code violations closure

A closure notice was posted on the Megabytes door today, indefinitely closing the eatery.

Update: Feb. 13 at 12:20 p.m.
D.C. temporarily closed Megabytes due to health code violations.

“Health inspection is a routine matter,” Tom Gera, owner of Megabytes, said in an email. “There were some minor infractions which were fixed in matter of an hour.”

The D.C. health inspector did not return until the following day, according to Gera.

“We would have opened in few hours,” Gera said in an email, instead of being closed a full day. “We pride ourselves in providing the best customer service on campus on a daily basis to AU Students, Faculty and Staff.”

Update: 3:01 p.m.
As of 2:55 p.m. on Feb. 12, Megabytes is open.

Original Story

will be closed indefinitely due to health code violations, according to a notice outside of the restaurant’s door.

The violation of the D.C. Food Code Regulations was an “immediate health hazard to the public,” the notice said.

The on-campus eatery violated Title 25 of D.C. Municipal Regulations, which deals with food operations and hygiene facilities, according to the D.C. regulations website.

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