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Top Chef Houston episode 2 Chris Shepherd Dawn Burrell
Houston chefs Dawn Burrell and Chris Shepherd appear in episode two. Photo by David Moir/Bravo
Top Chef Houston episode 2 Irma Galvan Padma Lakshmi
Local legend Irma Galvan with Padma Lakshmi. Photo by David Moir/Bravo
Top Chef Houston episode 2
The chefs consider their cheese options. Photo by David Moir/Bravo
Top Chef Houston episode 2 Chris Shepherd
Chris Shepherd serves as guest judge in the Elimination Challenge. Photo by David Moir/Bravo
Top Chef Houston episode 2 Evelyn Garcia
Evelyn Garcia struggled in the Elimination Challenge. Photo by David Moir/Bravo