[UPDATE] “Slice 16” voting for our Local Chains Region has closed.

Below are the winners, who have advanced to the “Elite Eats” round!

– Home Run Inn over Lou Malnati’s with 59% of 5,050 votes

– Aurelio’s over Gino’s East with 66% of 4,912 votes

You can see the winners of the other regions below!

Voting for the Elite Eats will begin Monday and will last until the morning of Thursday, March 30th. Kevin Powell and Michael Piff will discuss further on the Chicago’s Very Own Eats Podcast, but feel free to tweet them your thoughts and picks at @KPowell720  and @Mike_Piff03! You can subscribe to Chicago’s Very Own Eats on Apple Podcasts or Spotify. All episodes are available on the Chicago’s Very Own Eats podcast page at WGNRadio.com