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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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
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