Mecklenburg County inspected these restaurants from Sept. 17 to 23:

Lowest Score

• Osaka, 3531 Matthews-Mint Hill Road, Matthews – 88

Violations include: Employee turned faucet off with bare hands after hand-washing; employee washed hands at prep sink; raw chicken was stored over raw fish while raw shrimp was stored over vegetables in walk-in cooler; black soil residue was on barrier inside ice machine; some foods weren't held cold enough; rice container didn't have discard time label; and spray bottle of cleaner wasn't labeled.

All Scores

Matthews

• Fujisan, 1801 Windsor Square Drive – 100

• Hibachi Buffet Sushi & Grill, 9925 E. Independence Blvd. – 91

• Kabob-Je Rotisserie & Grille, 2233 Matthews Township Pkwy. – 96

• Osaka, 3531 Matthews-Mint Hill Road – 88

• Sam's Club, 1801 Windsor Square Drive – 95.5

• Sam's Club (deli/bakery), 1801 Windsor Square Drive – 97.5

• Sam's Club (meat market), 1801 Windsor Square Drive – 100

Charlotte (28227)

• Bojangles, 6915 Albemarle Road – 93.5

• Burger King, 7002 Matthews-Mint Hill Road – 98

• Cottage Express, 7209 E. W.T. Harris Blvd. – 95

• Empire Pizza, 7024 Brighton Park Drive – 91.5

• Jersey Mike's, 7309 E. Independence Blvd. – 98

• Steak N Shake, 1926 Sardis Road N. – 90

Charlotte (28270)

• 704 Korean BBQ, 8320 Pineville Matthews Road – 94.5

• Fortune Cookie VI, 8206 Providence Road – 92.5

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