Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Parma Ladder

After two months and eight chicken parmigianas here is the current ladder in my search for Brisbane’s best parma: As you will know from my review of the Calamvale Hotel’s chicken parmigiana yesterday, it is a clear front runner at … Continue reading

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The Parma Calendar: March

After testing the chicken parmigianas in the suburb in February, in march I will moving back to towards the CBD to try out some parma at some of the “cooler” hotels around town. Here is the calendar of venues: Date … Continue reading

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Parma Number 8: The Calamvale Hotel … Big plate, big feed and the best so far

The Verdict: Much like last week when I could just tell the quality of the chicken parmigiana I was about to imbibe the second it hit the table, so it was again this week and this week I could immediately … Continue reading

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Parma Delayed … “I’ve got the black lung pop”

Tonight’s chicken parmigiana at the Calamvale Hotel has been delayed until tomorrow night.   My Parma Consigliere and the originator of the Brisbane’s Best Parma, Jodie, is unwell tonight and given how important bouncing my thoughts about each Parma off … Continue reading

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Parma Poll Number 2: So what do you call it?

One of the things that has struck me during this project is the diversity in how people describe their chicken parmigiana.  It seems that depending on the geography of your birth you call it something different.  So I thought this … Continue reading

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Parma Number 7: Bracken Ridge Tavern … Did I just see a dodo bird?

The Verdict: Everyone has a story about a time when something was given to them and they immediately knew just by looking at it that that thing was not going to be good. So it was with last night’s Parma … Continue reading

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Parma #6: Waterloo Bay Hotel … Holy Mosquitos Batman! We have a new leader!

The Verdict: It has been commented to me of late that after 5 parmas so far I have not tested one that I thought was “really good”. Last night proved to be lucky number 6 as, finally, all the pieces … Continue reading

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