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Parma Number 44: The Crown Hotel

The Verdict: In the aftermath of a fairly ordinary day on the punt (an 80-1 winner of the Melbourne Cup was not what I expected) I was looking for a chicken parmigiana of quality to little my floundered spirits.  Whilst … Continue reading

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Parma Number 42: Stones Corner Hotel … Gazpacho on chicken does not for a good meal make!

The Verdict: I had extremely high hopes for the chicken parmigiana at the Stones Corner Hotel after receiving some pretty good wraps for it in advance of the parma test.  It would be fair to say two things: first, there … Continue reading

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Updated Parma Ladder

It was a game changing month of chicken parmigiana testing with a new leader in the race for the “Robert” Parma award.  Here is the updated Parma Ladder at the end of August: There are only sixteen weeks to go.  … Continue reading

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Parma Number 22: The Normanby Hotel … No Alfie Langer like celebration here!

The Verdict: I have to confess at the outset that I have never been much of a fan of the Normanby Hotel.  It is has just not been a venue that I have enjoyed in the past.  I was hoping … Continue reading

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Parma Number 20: Finnigans Chin Keperra … A meal shredded by the ham?

The Verdict: The menu said shaved ham but shaved ham was not what I received.  Shredded ham instead was produced as part of the Finnigans Chin Chicken Parmigiana and it would be fair to say that it never really recovered … Continue reading

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Parma Number 18: The Brunswick Hotel … That’s not what I ordered! 

The Verdict: When I looked at the menu I found the entry for the chicken parmigiana more interesting than usual as it referenced slaw as the salad portion of the meal.  The last time a Parma came out with slaw … Continue reading

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The Parma Calendar: May

Here is the schedule for this month of reviews of Chicken Parmigiana: Last month the RE Hotel’s Parma fell off the Calendar.  It will come back at a later point in the year. Each of these venues has been recommended … Continue reading

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