Desperate times call for desperate measures, and the owner of a restaurant in England had his back against a wall due to a rodent problem, so he decided to build one to deal with the little pests.
According to Grub Street, David Jim, the owner of Exeter, England's Thai Shanghai was dealing with the worst possible health score: a hygiene rating of zero. The plethora of rat poop often noticed by health inspectors is the cause, so he came up with an interesting solution: build something the rats won't climb. That something ended up being a five-foot wall around his restaurant.
Thai Shanghai reportedly became a popular rat hangout due to recent flooding, but the new fortress-like structure is apparently rodent proof. Health inspectors have to respect his effort.
[via Grub Street]
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