Elgin Empty Bowl Project is ‘cooking’ Posted in: Lifestyle The heat will definitely be on as some of Elgin’s best restaurants and caterers conjure up great soups, stews, chilies—piping hot, aromatic, taste tingling; some fresh takes on old standards and others likely to become new favorites. All promise to be satisfying taste treats for all attending the third annual Elgin Empty Bowl fundraiser Saturday, November 16. Between 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.—at the SPSJT Lodge Hall, 702 South Highway 95—chefs from Elgin area restaurants and local caterers will be showcasing their culinary talents and vying for bragging rights in what has become an annual “battle of the ladles.” Celebrity judges ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!