Upon arriving at Christy's, the outside looked like any other roadside ice cream stand that you can find scattered all over Middle America. The menu inside contained your normal soft serve treats, but also had a menu of savory items such as burgers, hot dogs, and various fried treats. Our rag tag group of BBQer's from Canada and the US had only one thing in mind. Pork tenderloin. We placed our orders and retreated to the picnic tables outside to eat our bounty.
So, what is a pork tenderloin sandwich? Well, as you can see, it is a piece of tenderloin, pounded semi thin, breaded with what I believe to be corn flake crumbs. The cutlet is then deep fried, and served on a woefully undersized bun with lettuce, onion, and your choice of condiment (I went with mayo). This piece of pork was huge. Roughly 1/3" thick, 1/2" with the breading, and had the circumfrence of a household sandwich plate. The plan of attack for eating was simple, pick it up and start on a side. The sandwich was juicy and crispy. Overall a great sandwich. It compares very well with schnitzel I have had in Germany. My only knock is that the breading could use a touch of seasoning. Overall rating, 🐖 🐖 🐖 🐖 1/2 out of 5. The tots were an afterthought and definitely not needed at all. The sandwich itself is more than enough to fill you up. If we ever go back to Kansas City in the future, Christy's will be a mandatory stop.
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