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Parma Number 49: The Stafford Tavern … Slip sliding away!

The Verdict: When this chicken parmigiana came out my first impression was that it was “why is the sauce on top of the cheese”. Sadly things did not improve from there with the bulk of the cheese and sauce sliding … Continue reading

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Parma Number 48: Oxford 152

The Verdict: There were some very good elements of the Oxford 152 chicken parmigiana however it was let down by its side dishes.  Cold chips and a bland salad undid all of the excellence that came from the chicken elements … Continue reading

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Parma Number 47: The Criterion Tavern … when 4 bites of chicken was too much!

The Verdict: I can not recall ever during the last 46 parma tests not finishing the chicken piece that forms part of the meal.  That changed at the Criterion Tavern with parma number 47.  The other elements of this dish … Continue reading

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Parma Number 46: The Aspley Hotel … Not as advertised but still pretty good!

The Verdict: There were some absolutely excellent elements to this dish that made it most enjoyable.  I confess though that when I saw on the menu this Parma advertised as the “Monster Parmigiana” I did have expectations as to the … Continue reading

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Parma Number 45: The Melbourne Hotel 

The Verdict: The Melbourne Hotel chicken parmigiana was really very good.  How good you ask? Well half way during the eating of it I was wondering if this meal was a new leader in the quest for Brisbane’s Best Parma. … Continue reading

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Parma Ladder (Updated to the end of October)

Here is the current ladder in the quest to find Brisbane’s Best Parma:

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Parma Schedule: November

Only 2 months to go now on the search for Brisbane’s Best Parma.  Here is schedule of venues I will testing chicken parmigiana’s at in November:

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