A popular eatery in Vancouver, Canada has issued an apology after a rat was found in a customer’s soup. The customer posted a video of the rodent in their soup on Instagram.
The Vancouver Sun reports the customer posted the video on Instagram Thursday after they discovered the rodent in their soup at Crab Park Chowdery. The restaurant is well known for serving soups and clam chowder in a sourdough bread bowls. Its owner, Ashton Phillips, says he does not understand how the rodent got into the soup and that the restaurant follows strict health code regulations. He added that a female customer was the one who found the rat in her soup.
“We are doing everything we can to figure out what happened. You have to lid soup. This is a food safety measure and we always take it. It’s just impossible that a rat got in there. We are baffled.”
The Instagram post led to multiple customers leaving negative reviews on sites such as Yelp.
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Health inspectors from the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority reported that the soups and clam chowders are prepared at another restaurant called Mamie Taylor’s. The restaurant was inspected and resulted in the health department finding evidence of rodents in the kitchen.
Crab Park Chowder has remained open but their food can no longer be prepared at Mamie Taylor’s.
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So i am going to talk about this place @crabparkchowdery . Today my friend ordered Manhattan clam chowder and had a little surprise in it – A RAT. Well i don’t know what else to say about it…. this place just need to be closed or at least people have to be aware about this situation. The cafe is kinda popular though… I’m just trying to help people to avoid places like that. Its an awful feeling, it’s not a fly or a bug it’s a fucking big fat rat boiling in the soup pot, which means my friend was not the only who had a chance to try it. Thank you for you attention. #crabparkchowdery I do not force anyone to believe. This is my personal experience that I shared. Thanks for your attention again. My active page is @adelaiiine if you think this one is fake.