The Iowa Pork Producers Association is kicking off National Pork Month by revealing the five Iowa restaurants vying for this year’s top award which includes two restaurants near the KMCH listening area.
The finalists are:
– Ludlow’s Steakhouse in Corydon
– Main Street Bar & Grill in Massena
– St. Olaf Tavern in St. Olaf
– 5th Quarter Bar & Grill in Van Meter
– Lid’s Bar & Grill in Waukon
Qualifying pork tenderloins must be hand-breaded or battered. In addition, the Iowa restaurant serving them needs to be open year-round and offer the sandwich as a regular menu item. Food trucks, concession stands, seasonal eateries, and catering businesses are not eligible.
IPPA will announce the first- and second-place winners later this month.
Winners from the past five years include Victoria Station in Harlan, PrairieMoon On Main in Prairieburg, The Pub at the Pinicon in New Hampton, Three C’s Diner in Corning and Grid Iron Grill in Webster City