Black Tree on Orchard Street Reopens After DOH Shutter for Mouse Infestation 

Posted on: June 15th, 2015 at 5:12 am by
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Black Tree on Orchard Street is now serving again, having reopened days after the Department of Health shut them down for a terrible mouse infestation. The locally sourced, farm-to-table sandwich outpost spent three days on the sidelines, during which time the space was upended for cleaning.

The Wednesday inspection turned up damning evidence. However, co-owner Sandy Dee Hall appealed the decision, telling Eater that mice were confined to the basement of 131 Orchard in an area for which the restaurant is not responsible. They nevertheless managed to reopen for Friday evening service. An exterminator visited the premises three times during a 24-hour period before the city agency gave the go-ahead..

How this encounter affects future business remains to be seen. However, it’s worth pointing out that the premises was jammed yesterday during DayLife, and even had their cart on the street.

At ease.

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Black Tree at DayLife 2015

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