The most tender chops are cut from the loin, slightly less tender chops come from the ribs, and at another step down the ladder are chops from the sirloin. Though they vary in tenderness, all pork chops have dense, lean, mild tasting meat.
Loin pork chops are tender, prime chops with a characteristic T-bone on one side.
Butterfly loin chops are boneless chops cut from the eye of the loin.
Rib pork chops are tender, prime chops.
Sirloin, top loin, and loin blade chops are value-priced pork chops.