Burger King's BK Whopper Bar in Times Square was shut down by the Health Department due to flies.
The ban would apply to restaurants, movie theaters and even food carts, limiting drinks to 16 ounces.
Hungry residents are forced to find edible vegetables among boxes of rotting produce, residents say.
Restaurant owners and City Council members slammed the inspection process as inconsistent and unfair.
Mayor Bloomberg said restaurant grades have improved food safety at New York City eateries.
Inspectors found evidence of mice and insufficient protection of food from contamination.
Health inspectors shut down Open House on East Houston Street after finding live cockroaches.
Health inspectors found "filth flies," evidence of mice and practices that exposed food to contamination.
Jay-Z's 40/40 Club was shuttered by the Department of Health a day after its lavish reopening.
The West 10th Street gay bar Julius' was closed after inspectors found roaches and evidence of mice.
Teany vegetarian cafe, founded by Moby, is set to get new management.
Popeyes at 143 Fulton St. has been closed since Dec. 16, 2011.
Boots & Saddle was cited for evidence of rats and inadequate hand-washing facilities.
Moustafa Eissawy sold halal meals on East 86th Street for years without incident, until Fairway arrived.
Edward's, at 136 W. Broadway, received 62 violation points from the Health Department recently.
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