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Parma Schedule: September

September is a long month for chicken parmigiana testing in the quest for Brisbane’s Best Parma with five new venues on the schedule as follows: Check out the blog every Thursday for the review of each week’s parma.

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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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Schedule Update: Final August Venue

Regular readers will be aware than one of the venues for the week was discovered to no longer serve its chicken parmigiana.  Given its proximity I moved the Waterloo Hotel trial up a couple of weeks.  That being the case … Continue reading

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Parma Number 32: The Red Brick Hotel … there but for the cubed ham go I

The Verdict: I was a little bit worried when the Parma Consigliere, Davo (the Junior Parma reviewer) and I walked into the Red Brick because it was empty.  I needn’t have worried because this Chicken Parmigiana was really very good. … Continue reading

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Parma Review Delayed

Today’s regularly scheduled Parma review has been delayed.  Your Parma correspondent was privileged to be at Lang Park last night for State of Origin 3 and thus I am running a little behind.  The review will be up tomorrow morning … Continue reading

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Parma Number 26: The Prince of Wales Hotel (Nundah) … Come for the Parma but stay for the trivia 

The Verdict: I confess that I had limited expectations of the Parma at the Prince of Wales Hotel but I have to say that this was really a very good Parma.  The chips and chicken portions of the meal were … 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 21: The Paddo Tavern … The Rule 5 Loophole 

The Verdict: I heard much about the Chicken Parmigiana at the Paddo Tavern before trialling it and it did not disappoint.  The main question of the night thought was whether this Parma actually qualified for race to find Brisbane’s Best … 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 19: The Wickham Hotel … We may have found our “Clive” people!!!

The Verdict: Keeping with the theme this month of visiting pubs recommended to me by readers, I am pleased to say that the recommendation of the Wickham Hotel proved to be a very good one. The chicken portion of this meal … Continue reading

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