Category: Food

Produce Market Popping Up In Maywood, Broadview To Take Link Cards

Friday, May 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: A Maywood woman shopping at a popup produce market in the village in February. | File 

Area shoppers looking to visit two popup produce markets taking place over the weekend on May 19 and May 20 in Maywood and Broadview will have another plastic payment option.

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Living Fresh Market Officially Opens For Business In Former Ultra Foods Space

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 || By Nona Tepper/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Melody Winston, far left, director of commercial assets at Living Word, cuts the ribbon on Living Fresh Market with her father, Rev. Bill Winston, the church’s pastor, and other local officials. | Alexa Rogals 

About 75 people crowded the entrance of the new Living Fresh Market, 7520 Roosevelt Rd., on May 16, sampling products and listening to the origin story of the new grocer.

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New Roosevelt Road Grocery Store To Open May 16

Monday, May 7, 2018 || By Nona Tepper/Forest Park Review || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Living Fresh Market, 7520 W. Roosevelt Rd. in Forest Park. | Alexa Rogals 

After months of preparation, Living Fresh Market has scheduled its grand, ribbon-cutting opening for May 16, with a soft opening planned for May 8.

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Local DJ Turns Love Of Hip-Hop Into Gourmet Popcorn Sensation

Friday, May 4, 2018 || By Elizabeth Abunaw || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Chris Benjamin serves a patron at Benjamin’s Gourmet Popcorn in Broadview. | Elizabeth Abunaw 

Long known as DJ Chris (“Yo Favorite DJ”), Chris Benjamin is looking to become another favorite for Chicagoland residents: popcorn purveyor.  After operating on Facebook for four and a half years, he opened his brick and mortar shop, Benjamin’s Gourmet Popcorn, 1426 W. Roosevelt Rd. in Broadview, last November.

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New Authentic Taco Restaurant Opens In Maywood

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Miguel Magallanes, the owner of Magallanes Tacos in Maywood. | VFP

Miguel Magallanes and his family-owned taqueria was a hit among attendees at Maywood Fest last year.

Now, the family is hoping to leverage that success with their own brick-and-mortar storefront, which opened about a month ago at 620 S. 5th Ave. in Maywood.

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More Than Coffee Percolates At Proviso West Grads’ Suburban Cafe

Wednesday, April 18, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Reesheda Graham-Washington inside of L!VE Cafe in Oak Park. | Facebook 

After a year in business, Proviso West graduate Reesheda Graham-Washington’s L!VE Cafe, located in nearby Oak Park, is not only profitable — it’s also inspiring someone 2,000 miles away to start her own coffee shop based on Graham-Washington’s blueprint.

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After 59 Years In Business, Mickey’s Secret? Keep It Simple

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

For Frank Sangiacomo, the second-generation owner of Mickey’s Drive-In, 635 Mannheim Rd. in Bellwood, the reason the restaurant has been around since 1959 is simple.

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