Al’s Drive-In Named Among ‘Chicago’s Best’

Saturday, August 19, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews

Elliott Bambrough, of WGN’s “Chicago’s Best,” was in Maywood recently to visit Al’s Drive-In, the venerable diner that, for over five decades, has been located at 80 Madison St., right across the street from Proviso East High School.

“This one is a first for me,” Bambrough said, of his visit to the popular local destination. “Not just on Madison, but in the combination of food.”

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Al’s Drive-in Re-opens With New Look, Glossier Menu — Same Chuck

Chuck is back in his element after Al’s underwent five weeks of renovations. Below, pics of the new and improved Al’s Drive-in. Photos and video by Michael Romain for the Village Free Press. Tuesday, November 25, 2014 || By Michael Romain  MAYWOOD || Less than two months after it caught fire, Al’s Drive-in is back in business. The restaurant re-opened 13 days ago, said the … Continue reading Al’s Drive-in Re-opens With New Look, Glossier Menu — Same Chuck

Up in Smoke: More Pictures of Fire at Al’s Drive-In, A Beloved Maywood Eatery

An Al’s menu sign that was knocked out during efforts to put out the fire. Photos by Michael Romain for the Village Free Press. Sunday, October 5, 2014 || By Michael Romain  MAYWOOD — Al’s Drive-In, a Maywood institution spanning back to at least the 1970s, caught fire today at approximately 1:05 PM. While the precise cause of the fire is still under investigation, it … Continue reading Up in Smoke: More Pictures of Fire at Al’s Drive-In, A Beloved Maywood Eatery