From Naples, Italy, to Naples, Fla., by way of Brooklyn: Chef Rocca continues family tradition of Italian cooking

Nov 03, 2014 1241

By Palmer Hasty

Brooklyn native Peter Della Rocca's Italian cooking heritage goes way back to 1894, when his great grandparents Dominick and Ana Sorvino landed on Ellis Island from Naples, Italy.

The Sorvinos settled in Brooklyn, and within a year started what became a proud, long-standing family tradition of rustic Italian cooking served in their Brooklyn restaurants.

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