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This week's top dish from Eater Chicago, Curbed's restaurant, bar, and nightlife blog...

AVONDALE—In case you somehow missed the news, Hot Doug's, perhaps the most beloved restaurant in Chicago, is closing today. Read all Eater's stories from closing day as well as earlier in the week.

AROUND TOWN—The latest edition of the Eater Chicago Heatmap dropped this week, showing you the 14 hottest restaurants in town.

IRVING PARK—Chicago officially joined the ranks of the majority of America when the first Olive Garden opened in the city limits. The opening even highlighted a wedge issue—about garlic—in the governor race.

CHICAGOLAND—People in the suburbs deserve good food too. Check out Eater's guide to the 11 suburban restaurants you shouldn't miss.