Downtown Madness Score Central Update: March 18, 10:30am

ScoreCentral_LogoThere’s a couple of “barn burners” still going toe-to-toe in the Opening Round of Downtown Madness 2013: Downtown vs. Crosstown. Voting closes at Noon today. Are you ready to be a hero for your favorite Elgin eatery? Get in the game! Vote! Vote! VOTE!

Let’s take a look at the voting totals thru Monday, March 18 at 10:30am:


Danny’s Pizza on Douglas Sausage Pizza leads Prairie Rock Bar & Grill Smoked Beef Brisket by 170

Domani Cafe Cuban Sandwich leads Chooch’s Pizzeria Bruschetta by 182

In the Neighborhood Fresh 50 Shaves of Ham leads Mr. Tequila’s Fajitas by 72

Al’s Cafe Burns Malt leads Martini Room Life is Good Martini by 244

Toom Toom Thai Restaurant Chicken Pad Prik Khing leads Walnut Speakeasy Shillelagh Burger by 7

Elgin Public House Jambalaya Pasta leads Charles Fast Foods Tacos by 326

Ravenheart Coffee Cake Batter Cocoa leads Villa Verone Tiramisu by 60

Bangkok House & Shanghai Restaurant Pa-Naeng Curry leads On the Side Restaurant Beef Brisket Sandwich by 38


Paul’s Family Restaurant Paninis leads Chorizo Grill Taco Dinner by 178

In the Neighborhood Deli Lowrie Sandwich leads Mel’s Pizza Western Pizza by 220

Mr. C’s Hot Dogs Mr. C’s Burger leads McGruder’s Irish Pub Guacamole by 152

Herb’s Bakery Crunch Cake Donut leads Sherman Health Cafe Crazy Chicken Club Sandwich by 22

JB’s Grill & Bar Peitro Pizza leads Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery BBQ Bacon Burger by 146

Pita Puff Falafel leads Delicia Tropical Cafe Pechuga Rellena de Camarones by 154

Nick’s Pizza & Pub Nick’s Special leads Jester’s Fast Foods Gyros by 94

Wienerville III Bacon Burrito Dog leads Colonial Cafe Pot Roast French Dip by 50

Time is almost up in the Opening Round! Don’t leave your teams at the Madness altar. Vote now! We’ll pare our initial field of 32 to just 16 sweet Downtown Madness dishes at Noon today and announce the 16 winners who will advance to Round 2. Join the Madness in Elgin at

And don’t forget to pick up your Elgin Eat 16 punch card at any participating Downtown Madness eatery for your change to Eat, Punch and SCORE a Downtown Madness mini basketball or a chance to shoot for big prizes at our Downtown Madness trophy presentation in April.