Spectrum | Jan. 18 12:10 pm EST

M2M closed until further notice

Yet another MoHi spot bites the dust– first the closing of Card-O-Mat and Il Cibrero, and now M2M, the popular “morning to midnight” supermarket has been closed by order of the Commisioner of Health and Mental Hygiene until further notice.

Mikey Zhong for Spec

A closeup of the sign after the jump.

Mikey Zhong for Spec




  1. wilf • January 18, 2013 at 3:00 pm • Reply

    this is a disaster.

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  2. Where • January 18, 2013 at 3:08 pm • Reply

    am I going to get my sushi now?!

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    • Anonymous • January 18, 2013 at 4:09 pm • Reply

      Ollie’s! lol… PSYCHE!

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    • At Cafe 212 • January 18, 2013 at 4:48 pm • Reply

      Like the rest of us.

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  3. bob • January 18, 2013 at 3:13 pm • Reply

    I bet the grumpy sandwich guy was grumpy to the health inspector people.

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  4. Thank God • January 18, 2013 at 4:48 pm • Reply

    One case of food poisoning from here was enough.

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  5. Concerned Asian • January 18, 2013 at 8:20 pm • Reply

    Where will I buy my rice and kimchi now?!

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  6. Concerned White Guy • January 18, 2013 at 11:02 pm • Reply

    Where will I buy my rice and kimchi now?!

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  7. dude • January 20, 2013 at 10:04 pm • Reply

    >mfw the closure of m2m is affecting my mental hygeine :(

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  8. wilf • January 21, 2013 at 12:48 am • Reply

    from the NYC dept of health website:

    M2M MART

    Grade: CLOSED

    Violations recorded in the following area (s), a Notice of Violation issued and establishment ordered closed by the Department of Health at the initial operational cycle inspection conducted on 01/17/2013.
    “Critical” violations are displayed in red.

    Violation points: 90

    Sanitary Violations
    1) Hot food item not held at or above 140º F.
    2) Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.
    3) Appropriately scaled metal stem-type thermometer or thermocouple not provided or used to evaluate temperatures of potentially hazardous foods during cooking, cooling, reheating and holding.
    4) Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility’s food and/or non-food areas.
    5) Tobacco use, eating, or drinking from open container in food preparation, food storage or dishwashing area observed.
    6) Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
    7) Sanitized equipment or utensil, including in-use food dispensing utensil, improperly used or stored.
    8) Wiping cloths soiled or not stored in sanitizing solution.
    9) Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
    10) Food contact surface not properly maintained.
    11) Plumbing not properly installed or maintained; anti-siphonage or backflow prevention device not provided where required; equipment or floor not properly drained; sewage disposal system in disrepair or not functioning properly.
    12) Non-food contact surface improperly constructed. Unacceptable material used. Non-food contact surface or equipment improperly maintained and/or not properly sealed, raised, spaced or movable to allow accessibility for cleaning on all sides, above and underneath the unit.

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    • Wow! • January 22, 2013 at 7:38 pm • Reply

      Go figure!!!

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  9. Wow! • January 22, 2013 at 7:41 pm • Reply

    I had already suspected too many wraps and sadwiches were bad for mental hygiene…

    Seriously, I hope they’ll soon be back in business.

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