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KUM WAH CLOSED FOR HEALTH VIOLATIONS

Kum Wah restaurant at Mandela Circle on St. Thomas was closed by environmental health inspectors Friday for a variety of code violations.
In the Chinese Year of the Dragon, Kum Wah's dragon turned out to be a stinging report from the Health Department: "There was evidence of mice and roaches inside the premises, food items not protected from contamination, and evidence of sleeping quarters on the premises, in addition to inadequate basic sanitation."
For at least 20 years the choice of St. Thomians for cheap Chinese food as long as they could find it—the restaurant changed locations at least twice—Kum Wah could re-open as early as Monday, when environmental health officials will conduct a re-inspection, the Health Department release stated.
Kum Wah is owned by the family of Albert Quaning.

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Kum Wah restaurant at Mandela Circle on St. Thomas was closed by environmental health inspectors Friday for a variety of code violations.
In the Chinese Year of the Dragon, Kum Wah's dragon turned out to be a stinging report from the Health Department: "There was evidence of mice and roaches inside the premises, food items not protected from contamination, and evidence of sleeping quarters on the premises, in addition to inadequate basic sanitation."
For at least 20 years the choice of St. Thomians for cheap Chinese food as long as they could find it---the restaurant changed locations at least twice---Kum Wah could re-open as early as Monday, when environmental health officials will conduct a re-inspection, the Health Department release stated.
Kum Wah is owned by the family of Albert Quaning.