Family recipes key part of Abbiocco’s menu | Food and Wine

Rose Brutico Fazio opened Abbiocco with a passion for cooking and a collection of family recipes — some more than a century old.

She began welcoming diners to the eatery at 639 Northern Blvd., Clarks Summit, in May 2016 and continues to serve Italian-American dishes such as Chicken Francaise, Homemade Eggplant Parmigiana and Homemade Ricotta Gnocchi. Abbiocco also has a pet-friendly patio and dog menu for its four-legged guests.

Chef’s Table recently chatted with Fazio about her love of cooking and how she shares it with her customers.

Q: What is the history of the restaurant?

A: Cooking to me is a passion. Cooking in my family is a way of life. Both of my grandfathers owned restaurants in Old Forge and Scranton, so I think it was my destiny. Growing up in an Italian family meant there was always something simmering on the stove any time of the day.

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Alabos was introduced to restaurant life in the mid-’90s when his father ran El Vaquero on Market Street — where Bill’s Brewing Company now resides. He eventually expanded the El Vaquero brand into Elizabethtown. 

600 miles away, Avalos’ uncle operated Las Margaritas in Columbus, Ohio. 

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Formed in 1948, the Desert Healthcare District is a local government agency with a mission to help all District residents achieve optimal health at all stages of life. Together, the District and Desert Healthcare Foundation are one of the largest funders in the Coachella Valley, awarding grants in five funding strategic areas: health care infrastructure and services; behavioral and mental health; homelessness; services to people with chronic conditions and economic protection, recovery and food security.

a group of people sitting at a table: The Joslyn Center offers a Lunch Bunch Quilters group every Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon.

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The Joslyn Center offers a Lunch Bunch Quilters group every Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon.

At its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 26, the seven-member Desert Healthcare District and Foundation Board approved three new grants and extended an existing one, committing $261,826 to services and programs that benefit valley residents.

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