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Restaurant Report Card: Five Spice 49 'U,' Brandi's World Famous Hot Dogs 100 'A'

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With a name like Five Spice you expect the food to be a little hot, but not the cooler in the kitchen.

"Even when it's constantly open it should still be at a good temperature," a Five Spice employee said.

Five Spice, at 6575 Sugarloaf Pkwy. in Duluth, failed with 49 points and a "U" for unsatisfactory. Inspectors found multiple dented cans of food, raw meats stored above ready to eat foods, plus, chicken, pork and tofu were at unsafe temperatures.

"Is the food at the right temperature now?" CBS46's Adam Murphy asked.

"Yes sir.  Yes," Five Spice Manager Johannes Harjanto said.

"Can you tell us why it wasn't initially?" Murphy asked.

"Well first of all when we are busy we open the prep cooler back and forth all the time," Harjanto said.

Five Spice told us they've corrected all of the violations, but we spotted one troubling problem. Management posted an old health inspection score of 95 and an "A."

"Why did you have an old health score posted, instead of the 49 and a "U"?" Murphy asked.

"When I was getting inspected I didn't get all the documents posted right away because I had to talk to the owner so it was probably my mistake that I forgot to put it on," Harjanto said.

Five Spice received 74 points and a "C" on a reinspection.

Now to some other scores.

In Fulton County, Jersey Mike's Subs at 1000 Northside Dr. in Atlanta received 92 points and an "A."

In Clayton County, KFC at 8687 Tara Blvd. in Jonesboro picked up a 95 and an "A" and in DeKalb County, Pizza Hut at 4906 Covington Hwy. in Decatur scored 98 points and an "A."

Our featured restaurant of the week is Brandi's World Famous Hot Dogs at 1377 Church Street Extension in Marietta. The place is always packed with people craving their spicy chili cheese dogs. Plus, they received a perfect health score.

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