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Tualatin businesses pass OLCC test with flying colors

10 of 10 refuse to sell to minor decoys last month


FILE - Lakeside Bistro owner Betsy Nelson and waiter Helga Saitowitz share a toast in 2013.The Oregon Liquor Control Commission reported that all of the Tualatin businesses it tested in minor decoy operations last month refused to sell alcohol to their underage patrons.

The OLCC Tweeted about the 100 percent compliance rate on Thursday, adding the hashtags “#nicejob,” “#excellent” and “#waytogo.”

Ten businesses were visited as part of the minor decoy operations on Sept. 11, according to an OLCC document posted online. All 10 made no alcohol sales to the underage decoys.

The businesses tested were The C I Bar & Grill, Hot Seat Sports Bar, Lakeside Bistro, Lee's Kitchen, New York Ruben's, Pub Birra, Safeway, Shari's, Sushi Train and Tualatin Liquor Store.

Minor decoy operations are conducted by the OLCC Public Safety Division.