Nevada health district briefly closes Eva Longoria eatery

She may have been a desperate housewife and routinely voted one of the most beautiful women in the world (along with that cat food ad), but she may not know about food safety.

Eva Longoria’s female-focused Las Vegas Strip steakhouse was closed by Nevada health inspectors after finding violations of food temperature regulations.

UnknownThe Southern Nevada Health District reported it closed SHe by Morton’s on Wednesday. A woman who answered the phone at the restaurant Thursday afternoon declined to comment on the inspection, but said the steakhouse was open for dinner.

Inspection records show the restaurant received21 demerits Wednesday related to keeping food at proper temperatures and maintaining accurate thermometers.

Health district spokeswoman Stephanie Bethel says restaurants are allowed to reopen when they correct the violations and inform health officials.

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