Is Instagram really killing the chicken parmigiana?

shumpty77:

As many readers would know I am writing about my search for Brisbane’s Best Chicken Parmigiana at my site brisbanebestparma.com. Here is my latest offering there. Any thoughts please add them at the website or on social media.

Originally posted on Brisbane's Best Parma:

I awoke on Sunday morning to a number of texts, tweets, voicemails and messages on Facebook alerting me to a story on the Today program that was talking about chicken parmigiana and its alleged demise from pub menus in Melbourne.  I did not see the story but I have read the newspaper “article” that seems to have formed its basis.

I have been asked about the story by a number of readers of this blog since I went back to work on Monday so thought I would put my opinion about the story and the premise up here for all to read.

Here is the article: http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/victoria/how-instagram-is-killing-off-pub-favourite-chicken-parmagiana/story-fni0fit3-1227299704056

The premise of the article is this: a chef at the Tramway Hotel in North Fitzroy has removed the chicken parmigiana from his menu because, and I quote the article here, trendy pub patrons are demanding “food porn” that they can photograph and share with friends…

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