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King of the pork tenderloin

Nick's restaurant in Des Moines won the 2016 state best pork tenderloin contest, sponsored by the Iowa Pork Producers Association.
Nick's restaurant in Des Moines won the 2016 state best pork tenderloin contest, sponsored by the Iowa Pork Producers Association. Owner Nick Iaria says he's proud to offer many Iowa pork dishes on his menu, including pork tenderloin strips on the kids' menu and a chili cheese pork tenderloin.

As a native Iowan, Nick Iaria knew the importance of pork to the state.

“Pork is an industry that helps drive Iowa. Pork is such a big commodity here in Iowa, that it really feeds a multitude of different families in many ways. Whether it’s the farmers selling it to us, the Iowans eating it, we export it. I think it’s a big deal,” he said.

And within the last few weeks, after the Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) named his restaurant as the winner of its “Best Breaded Tenderloin” contest, he’s...




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