With U.S. beef production down, it’s pork’s time to shine

Burger prices have gone up this year at Barrett’s Barleycorn Pub & Grill, but the pork tenderloin sandwich special is holding steady at $9.95.

Falling pork prices are good news for restaurant owner Karen Barrett-Jeffrey and her customers, who buy all of the oversized pork loin sandwiches her staff hand-bread, cook up and serve — 100 total across Thursday and Friday each week.

“The food business is a tough business,” Barrett-Jeffrey said. “You’ve got to watch your prices.”

When prices drop, she said, “It always helps.” read more – http://bit.ly/1Js4T9d By Barbara Soderlin / World-Herald staff writer