Tampa Bay area restaurants cited by state inspectors for product substitution from Jan. 1, 2006, to Feb. 28, 2007. Fake grouper is by far the most common target of substitution.
By Times staff
Published June 1, 2007
Wok-and-Roll, Clearwater, 2/14/06. MSG observed in kitchen; menu says no MSG.
Sunset Grill, Clearwater, 5/17/06, substituted ponga for grouper.
Press Box Sports Emporium, Tampa, 6/14/06, substituted ponga for grouper.
Lonestar Steakhouse & Saloon, St. Petersburg, 6/27/06, substituted basa, pangasius fish for grouper.
Busy Bee Shack Shop, Pinellas Park, 7/12/06, substituted cod for grouper.
Boulevard Diner, Pinellas Park, 7/18/06, substituted pollock and basa for grouper.
Jack Willie's, Oldsmar, 7/27/06, substituted pangasius fish for grouper.
La Teresita, Pinellas Park, 9/20/06, substituted ponga for grouper and trout.
Mike's Dockside, Hudson, 9/27/06, substituted panga fish for grouper.
Bella Habana, St. Pete Beach, 10/10/06, substituted pangasius fish for grouper.
Largo Family Restaurant, Largo, 10/10/06, substituted pangasius fish for grouper.
Peck's Old Port Cove, Crystal River, 10/17/06, substituted swai for grouper.
Kinjo Japanese Restaurant, St. Petersburg, 11/7/06, substituted pangasius for grouper.
Golden Bear Restaurant, Largo, 2/12/07, substituted pangasius fish for grouper.
Source: Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation
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