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Travel Channel's 'Chowdown Countdown' films at Gino's East

Luis Gomez

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10:32 AM CST, January 21, 2014

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Gino’s East will be featured on the upcoming season of Travel Channel’s “Chowdown Countdown.”

The countdown series filmed January 14 at the pizzeria’s original location on E. Superior Street and specifically highlighted Gino’s East’s Meaty Legend pizza. The deep dish pie features pepperoni, Italian sausage and Canadian bacon.

According to Gino’s East’s Facebook page, Jordan Himmel -- Operations Manager at Bravo Restaurants, which owns Gino’s East -- was interviewed during the shoot. No word on when the episode will air.

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