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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
The Parma Finals: The Schedule
So now there are three Parmas in the running for Brisbane’s Best Parma and they are all in the mix for the “Robert” Parma. After a random draw here is the order in which I will be re-testing the top … Continue reading
Parma Ladder: The Rankings
What a journey it has been: 50 chicken parmas in 50 weeks in the search for Brisbane’s Best. After those 50 parmas here is the final Parma Ladder for the year: As I wrote yesterday, I have decided to hold … Continue reading
The Parma Finals … and then there were three!
I have been asked a lot over the last couple of weeks when I would be announcing the winner of the “Robert” Parma and how I would be doing that. I have been giving this a lot of thought of … Continue reading
Parma Number 50: Ferny Grove Tavern … the Final Frontier!
The Verdict: This week’s parma is the final chicken parmigiana in my test sample of fifty this year. The Ferny Grove Tavern chicken parmigiana had the look and the taste at the beginning of a pretty good parma however it … 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 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
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
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
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