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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 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

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Parma Ladder (Updated to the end of October)

Here is the current ladder in the quest to find Brisbane’s Best Parma:

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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 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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