Category: Food

State, Nonprofit Distributing Free Milk To Low-Income Families

Thursday, October 25, 2018 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The Melrose Park IDHS office, where low-income families will be able to get free milk through March 2019. | Google Earth 

The state and a well-known nonprofit have joined arms to distribute free milk to families in need, according to an ABC 7 news report.

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Pedro Alvarez, Force Behind El Prado In Maywood, Dies At 83

Friday, October 19, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 11:00 p.m. 

Featured image: Pedro Alvarez, the longtime owner of El Prado in Maywood, died on Oct. 16. | Courtesy Carlos Alvarez 

Pedro Alvarez, who a half-century ago started what was likely the first first Cuban restaurant in Maywood and, according to his son, perhaps the first one in the Chicago suburbs, died on Oct. 16.

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Tropical Time Jerk Chicken Closes Maywood Location, Moves To Northlake

Tuesday, October 9, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 10:37 p.m. 

Featured image: An empty Tropical Time Jerk Chicken in Maywood. | VFP 

A popular restaurant that specializes in Caribbean cuisine has permanently closed its Maywood location and moved to Northlake.

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