Tag: El Prado

New Authentic Mexican Eatery Opens In Maywood

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 || By Shanel Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Patrons wait for food during the May 24 grand opening of Celito Lindo in Maywood. | Shanel Romain

For 45 years, the space at 612 W. Lake St. in Maywood was the home of El Prado Restaurant. Pedro Alvarez, who died last year, established the spot as the primary place to get authentic Cuban fare in Maywood.

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Maywood Recognizes Life Of Late Cuban Restaurant Owner, Pedro Alvarez

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: The family of Pedro Alvarez with Maywood village officials during a Nov. 14 meeting, where the board praised Alvarez in a resolution. | VFP 

During a Nov. 14 regular meeting, the Maywood Board of Trustees formally recognized the life of Pedro Alvarez with a resolution presented to Alvarez’s family.

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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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