Empty Bowl back for another helping Posted in: Lifestyle Elgin hosted its third annual Empty Bowl, a fundraiser supporting area organizations who provide food to those in need. Empty Bowl features local restaurants and caterers who serve their soups to attendees. This year’s restaurants were Jalisco’s Mexican Restaurant, Southside Market & Barbeque, Meyer’s Elgin Smokehouse, the Roadhouse in Paige and Blessed Kitchen in Bastrop. Attendees also took home hand-decorated soup bowls and had an opportunity to bid for items in a silent auction. The event raises money for the Elgin Community Cupboard, the First Baptist Church Elgin Food Pantry and the Bastrop County Emergency Food Pantry. The event also serves as ...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!