Monthly Archives: April 2015
Parma Number 17: The Gap Tavern … “You don’t win friends with salad.”
The Verdict: Last night’s chicken Parma was imbibed with my junior Parma correspondent Davo and he summed this one up pretty well … “This is perfect Uncle Steve … Except for the salad!”. The bad salad coupled with a few … Continue reading
Parma Number 16: Everton Park Hotel … Should have worn my desert boots!
The Verdict: After a week in which only good things happened in the land of Parma, high hopes were had for a good chicken parmigiana at the Everton Park Hotel. Those hopes were, simply, dashed by the lack of moisture … Continue reading
Brisbane Best Parma: the YouTube channel
Dear Parma Army, I have today launched a Brisbane’s Best Parma YouTube channel. The link to the first post is here: http://youtu.be/0XCSi5qeg2o Watch this space for more videos as the quest for Brisbane’s Best Parma continues!!! Steve
Man v Parma: The quest makes the news … Thank you Brisbane Times!
Yesterday I was privileged to be interviewed by the Brisbane Times for an article about my quest to find Brisbane’s Best Parma. Here is the article which followed the interview: http://m.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensland/brisbane-man-stephen-humphreys-quest-to-find-the-citys-best-parmigiana-20150416-1mmpcl.html To say I am overwhelmed at the response to … Continue reading
Parma Number 15: The Shafston Hotel … The Shane Watson of Chicken Parmigiana
The Verdict: The chicken parmigiana at the Shafston Hotel came with a big wrap on it from a number of sources and was met with much anticipation. Ultimately, whilst in some parts this Parma really hit the mark, in areas … Continue reading
Parma Number 14: The Brook Hotel … there but for the tomato sauce go I!
The Verdict: The Chicken Parma at the Brook Hotel will always hold a special place in my stomach because it is the Parma that got the conversation about Brisbane’s Best Parma started. This Chicken Parmigiana was actually pretty good however … Continue reading
Parma Number 13: The Indooroopilly Hotel … Half a good parma does not equal a winner
The Verdict: The Indooroopilly Hotel used to, notionally at least, be my local hotel albeit I confess that in the 10 years I lived in Indooroopilly I had never eaten a Chicken Parmigiana there. After this Parma I will not … Continue reading