The Georgia Department of Revenue has raided Gladys Knight’s Chicken and Waffles. Gladys Knight’s son, who runs the operation, is at the center of an investigation involving $1 million, according to Channel 2 Action News. Gladys Knight is not involved in the investigation. BOB ANDRES / BANDRES@AJC.COM
By Willoughby Mariano
Gladys Knight’s Chicken and Waffles’ troubled downtown Atlanta location is “voluntarily closed,” a Fulton County health department official said Wednesday afternoon.
The iconic Peachtree Street eatery initially remained open after flunking a surprise health inspection Oct. 6 for violations including “heavy fruit fly activity” and food stored at unsafe temperatures. But on Monday, representatives told inspectors it will remain shuttered until they request a follow-up inspection, which could be as early as this week.
Multiple attempts to reach restaurant management by phone were unsuccessful Wednesday.
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