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Gross Out: Old Meat at Red, White & Brew in Chandler

Maybe you should call it Red, White & EEEEWWWW.

The Chandler restaurant on Gilbert Road had some issues regarding old meat (and we're not talking about aged in a good way) during its last (failing) county restaurant inspection.


Cooked chicken wings marked 2/28 were still around after 3/6 (in fact, the inspection took place March 11. Eeeewww.)

And sliced roast beef in the cooler wasn't date marked at all.

In addition, raw hamburger meat was found stored over hot dogs. And there was bacterial slime found on the bar soda gun.

There's just not enough brew out there to drown that eeeewww....

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