UPDATE, 10/5: Inspection passed, gets OK to re-open.
A city health inspector yesterday shut S & I to Go, 168 Brighton Ave., for violations that included cockroaches in the restaurant's supply of sugar and evidence that rodents had gotten into its rice .
The rice container has been chewed and two bags of rice inside the plastic barrel are chewed. There are cockroaches in the bulk sugar container in the basement. There is a gross infestation of cockroaches and rodents at the establishment.
Also, chicken was being stored at room temperature and an employee hand sink was blocked, not that that would have mattered, the inspector noted, since employees proved they don't know how to properly wash their hands.
Employees are observed rinsing off their hands in the three comaprtment sink, they are not washing them correctly with soap and water or washing them in the correct sink. Properly train employees in handwashing and safe handling procedures.
The inspector noted S & I has a long record of violations and concluded it can re-open once the current problems are fixed and it brings on an "additional certified food manager to properly supervise the food safety at the establishment."