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2018: Brisbane’s Best Parma redux!

2015 was the year of the Parma with the Chicken Parmigiana of Brisbane Brewing Company winning the title of Brisbane’s Best. In the two years since, whilst I have not eaten a chicken parma every week, I have still had … Continue reading

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And the winner is …

After 50 parmas in 50 weeks and then the parma finals this week the decision as to which parma wins the “Robert” Parma award actually is an easy one.  That is because there has been one chicken parmigiana that has … Continue reading

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Interview on ABC Drive with William McInnes: Parma on the national broadcaster

It was an amazing day in the land of Parma today with me being interviewed on the 612 ABC Drive program with William McInnes. A link to the full show this afternoon is here: https://radio.abc.net.au/programitem/peOwLeVoND?play=true My interview is in from … Continue reading

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Parma Number 43: The Stock Exchange Hotel … sometimes the easiest things are the most difficult to get right!

The Verdict: For the first time in a while my Parma test this week was in a CBD pub, in this case the Stock Exchange Hotel.  This Parma had a lot of great elements but was let down by two … 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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Parma Number 41: The Elephant Hotel

The Verdict: The last time I was at the Elephant Hotel a legend was born when a friend fell asleep in a stall.  Whilst the Elephant Hotel Chicken Parma was pretty good it certainly did not reach such legendary heights.  … Continue reading

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Parma Number 40: Geebung-Zillmere RSL … it was an RSL Parma = enough said

The Verdict: At first blush this was not a very good chicken Parma for a couple of reasons.  First and foremost at the point of ordering I was directed to pick up my salad from a fridge which meant I … Continue reading

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