(Linn County, IA) -- A restaurant in a small Linn County has won a competition that's a pretty big deal in this, the number one hog producing state in the United States.
The Iowa Pork Producers Association says PrairieMoon On Main in the small town of Prairieburg, 30-miles north east of Cedar Rapids, has been awarded this year's Best Breaded Tenderloin.
Dall Grooms of the Pork Producers Association says restaurant beat out entries from 390-restaurants, entered by 45-hundred people..
Loren and Amy Lacy, who have owned the restaurant for about a year-and-a-half, get $500, a plaque, and a large banner to display.
This is the 18th annual best tenderloin contest that is held each October during Iowa Pork Month.
2nd Place - Birdies, Burgers, and Brews in Graettinger
Top 5 Finish - Bents Smokehouse & Pub in Westgate
Top 5 Finish - The Blind Pig in Cedar Rapids
Top 5 Finish - Sasquatch Jacks - Waverly