Sioux City native shares Italian comfort food favorites in new cookbook

Oct 23, 2017 717

When Frances Grego Krull thinks of Sioux City's Turin Inn -- a popular supper club owned by her grandparents Charlie and Mary Chide Prochelo from the 1920s to 1960s -- she remembers the stand-up comics who would headline every evening and the beautiful showgirls who would bring down the curtains by dancing to "Lullaby of Broadway."

Mostly, she remembers the authentic Italian food served by her grandmother at the Turin Inn's former 1100 Steuben St. location. "My grandmother was a wonderful cook," the Sioux City native now living in Lincoln explained. "Watching her cook in a kitchen was like watching a brilliant musical director conduct an orchestra. It was masterful."

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