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Eater Awards Kicking Off; Chicago Brings it on Top Chef Texas; More

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EVERYWHERE—The 2nd annual Eater Awards kick off on Monday, Nov. 7 and we're asking our readers to vote for their favorites in five categories throughout the week. The results will be revealed on Nov. 14. Check in next week and remember to vote.

ON TV—Five of the six "hopefuls" have advanced to the top 16 on Top Chef Texas. Didn't watch? Click through to find out who made it and see the fate of the sixth chef.

WEST LOOPVivo is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year and Eater caught up with owner Dan Krasny, who is offering a $20 prix-fixe menu through Nov. 15, to look back over the last two decades.

EVERYWHEREChinese Food Week has been going on at Eater Chicago all week. With interviews, stats, recipes and special dishes at non-Chinese restaurants, there's been a whole lot of Chinese food going on.