If making your own schnitzel sounds like too much work, here’s a few local restaurants where you can find your fix.
• Black Forest Adler, 2447 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst, serves four types of pork schnitzel. Jaegerschnitzel comes topped with a mushroom gravy, with spaetzle.
• Ulrich’s 1868 Tavern, 674 Ellicott St., serves chicken and veal schnitzel. The latter, rolled in rye crumbs before frying, comes with German potatoes.
• Schnitzel & Co., 15 New Road, Amherst, serves chicken, pork, perch and veal schnitzel; the latter, topped with a fried egg, is called “Holstein style.”
• Scharf’s, 2683 Clinton St., West Seneca, serves veal and pork schnitzel, including a version called Zigeunerschnitzel, with creamy pepper and onion sauce.
• Polish Villa II, 1085 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga, serves a Polish version known as a “Warsaw cutlet,” crispy pork slab topped with caramelized onions, mushrooms, sauerkraut, and melted Swiss cheese, served with gravy.
When you have a hankering for schnitzel, try these spots