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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
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
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 Ladder (Updated to the end of October)
Here is the current ladder in the quest to find Brisbane’s Best Parma:
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
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 Schedule: October
39 parmas down means there are 11 to go on my quest to find Brisbane’s Best Chicken Parma. Here is the schedule of parma tests for October: With such a short time to go, if you have a venue that … 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
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