Serendipity during happier, less nasty times.
The Department of Health has confirmed that following an inspection on 11/14, Serendipity 3 was shut down for myriad violations. Their statement to us, just in: "The Health Department closed Serendipity on 11/14/07 following its second consecutive failed inspection in a month. Both inspections revealed rodent and fly infestation and conditions conducive to pest infestation, including stagnant water in the basement. In last night's inspection, the inspector observed a live mouse, mouse droppings in multiple areas of the restaurant, fruit flies, house flies, and over 100 live cockroaches." Recoil.
Meanwhile, the restaurant is blaming the incident on a 'water leak in the kitchen.' This via the inbox: "Had a reservation there for tonight for my birthday so I called. They're temporarily shut down due to a water leak in the kitchen and hope to reopen sometime next week."
· BREAKING: Serendipty Shut Down By The Department of Health? [~E~]