Attempt #256 – ‘The Swan’


  There are quite a few pubs on Swan Street, and quite a few parmas. We’ve hit a couple already (The Precinct, The Corner, The Richmond Club Hotel and The Rising Sun), but we have yet to find one that has blown us out of the water – Swan Street parmas have typically straddled the...+

Attempt #255 – ‘The Railway Hotel’


  After picking the Railway as our target earlier in the week I had no idea that we had visited before until I looked up the address as we were headed out the door. Back in 2011, for attempt #38 we visited an Irish pub in Yarraville known as the Blarney Stone. I had heard...+

Attempt #254 – ‘The Pascoe Vale Hotel’


  Leaving the house last night we had not intended to visit the Pascoe Vale Hotel. Our intended target for this week’s review was supposed to be a redo of the Keilor East RSL after hearing from a few sources that they had drastically lifted their game since our 2012 review. Well apparently word has...+

Attempt #253 – ‘The Birmingham Hotel’


  And we’re back! I hope everyone had a lovely holiday break brimming with quality parmas. 2016 is upon us, and while we discovered some outstanding birds last year I was a little perturbed that there wasn’t a single shake-up to our top ten. 2015 was the first year since the inception of this website...+

2015 Parma of the Year awards


Hold on! Don’t finish the year just yet! We’ve got some Golden Chooks to hand out. Well that was 2015! Quite a milestone packed year that rung in both our 5 year anniversary and 250th parma review! It was quite the year for the non-traditional parma, with a BBQ Bacon parma that blew our socks off, a...+