Three dozen Whatcom County eateries earn food safety awards


The Whatcom County Health Department has recognized 36 local eateries for excellence in safe food handling with its 2012 Silver Platter Awards.

The award is given to dining establishments that achieve outstanding scores during routine food safety inspections throughout the year. About 5 percent of food establishments inspected in 2012 met the stringent criteria for the award.

Here are the 2012 Silver Platter Award recipients:

• AB Crepes

• Bellingham Senior Center

• Blue Horse Gallery and Café

• Brewed Awakening

• Burger King, Telegraph Road

• Camp Black Mountain

• Camp Horizon

• Camp Lutherwood

• Costco Wholesale, rotisserie

• Crazy Bob's Pizza

• El Albanil

• Elizabeth Station

• Fairhaven Fish & Chips

• Fairhaven Pizza & Prawns

• Gigi's Café & Pastries

• Grant's Burgers, Lynden

• Haggen, Barkley, deli

• Halibut Henry's

• Jalapenos, West Holly Street

• La Fiamma, commissary

• Little Caesar's, Birch Bay

• McDonald's, East Bakerview Road

• Milt's Pizza

• Mountain Man Espresso & Deli

• Papa Murphy's, James Street

• Pizza Hut/Pasta Bravo

• Pizzazza

• Ralf's Pretzel Bakery

• Roll 'N Smoke BBQ

• Sirena Gelato, Harris Avenue

• Spirit of Lynden

• Subway, Bellis Fair

• Subway, Custer

• Taco Bell, Stuart Road

• Taco Time, Byron Avenue

• Web Locker Restaurant.

Reach Zoe Fraley at 360-756-2803 or

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