More than 40 Whatcom County eateries earn food safety awards


The Whatcom County Health Department has recognized 42 local eateries for excellence in safe food handling with its 2013 Silver Platter Awards.

The award is given to dining establishments that achieve outstanding scores during routine food safety inspections throughout the year. Less than 5 percent of food establishments inspected in 2013 met the criteria for the award.

Here are the 2013 Silver Platter Award recipients:

-- Anthony's Hearthfire Grill

-- Birch Bay Pizza

-- Brandywine Kitchen

-- The C Shop

-- Caffe Adagio

-- California Tacos & Fresh Juices

-- Cancun Mexican Restaurant

-- Cruisin Coffee, Kok Road

-- Diamond Jim's Grill

-- Eagle's Roost Restaurant at Point Roberts Golf & Country Club

-- El Albanil

-- El Caporal

-- Fiamma Burger

-- Good To Go Meat Pies

-- Great Harvest Bread Company

-- Haggen, Sehome, deli

-- Hissho Sushi, 36th Street

-- Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches

-- Little Caesars locations on Lakeway Drive and Northwest Avenue

-- Maggie's Pub

-- Master's Blend Coffee House

-- Meadow Greens

-- Morrie's Drive-In Burgers and Shakes

-- Muddy Waters

-- Nooksack Indian Youth Program

-- OnionHead Corner Market

-- Sammy''s Place

-- SeaBreeze Coffee House

-- Shell, Ferndale

-- Starbucks locations on Meridian Street, West Bakerview Road and Lynden

-- Subway locations on West Bakerview Road and Third Avenue

-- Taco Bell, Stuart Road

-- Taqueria Tecalitlan

-- 20th Century Bowling

-- Miller Market at Western Washington University

-- Underground Coffee House at WWU

-- Viking Union catering at WWU

-- Zoe's Bookside Bagels at WWU.

Reach Elana Pidgeon at 360-715-2249 or

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