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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Parma Number 39: Archive Beer Boutique … don’t let the photo fool you!
The Verdict: When the this parma first came out I raised an eyebrow at the salad portion because, to be frank, I did not think it looked very good. Whilst eating the Archive Beer Boutique parma it became apparent that … Continue reading
Parma Number 38: Kedron Wavell Services Club … when a photo isn’t worth a thousand words
The Verdict: I have been told a few times this week that the photo I posted on the Brisbane’s Best Parma Instagram of the Kedron Wavell chicken parmigiana looked really good. What a shame that the image posted was deceiving … Continue reading
Parma Number 37: The Jubilee Hotel … An $11 Parma worth every cent
The Verdict: The most impressive thing about the Jubilee Hotel’s chicken parmigiana is the price. At $11 that price can not be beaten. That said though, from the dry over cooked chicken through to the almost non-existent cheese, this chicken … Continue reading