Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Downtown Madness Round 2 Match-Ups Announced

After a record-setting Opening Round of voting, our Downtown Madness voters have spoken loudly and proudly and we are now ready to advance to Round 2. But before we move forward, let's look back at the final results of last week's Opening Round of voting in Downtown Madness: Downtown vs. Crosstown:


Elgin Public House (219 E. Chicago Street) Turkey Avocado BLT defeats Toom Toom Thai Restaurant (23 S. Grove Avenue) Nam Tok by 213

Buckinghams Steakhouse (250 S. Grove Avenue inside Grand Victoria Casino) Grand Tomahawk defeats Villa Verone Ristorante Italiano (13 Douglas Avenue) Gamberi e Cappesante Scampi by 157

Ravenheart Coffee (176 E. Chicago Street) Macadamia Nut White Mocha defeats Prairie Rock Grill (127 S. Grove Avenue) Prairie Rock Cuban by 139

Prime BurgerHouse (250 S. Grove Avenue inside Grand Victoria Casino) Drunken Bull Burger defeats Al's Cafe (43 DuPage Court) Roasted Salmon Mediterranean by 123


Herb's Bakery (1020 Larkin Avenue) German Pretzel Roll defeats In the Neighborhood Deli (185 Edison Avenue) Garlic Dijon Chicken Sandwich by 57

Danny's Pizza (302-D S. McLean Blvd) Sausage and Pepperoni Pizza defeats The Walnut Speakeasy (214 Walnut Avenue) Ribs by 47

Paul's Family Restaurant (1300 Lawrence Avenue) Apple Bacon Cheddar Sandwich defeats Colonial Cafe (600 S. McLean Blvd) Ultimate Grilled Mac and Cheese Melt by 199

Nick's Pizza and Pub (990 S. Randall Road) Nick's Special defeats Big Apple Bagels (561 N. McLean Blvd) Big Apple Club by 105

Your Elgin Elite "Ate" match-ups in Round 2 are as follows:


Elgin Public House Turkey Avocado BLT vs. Buckinghams Steakhouse Grand Tomahawk

Ravenheart Coffee Macadamia Nut White Mocha vs. Prime Burgerhouse Drunken Bull Burger


Herb's Bakery German Pretzel Roll vs. Danny's Pizza Sausage and Pepperoni Pizza

Paul's Family Restaurant Apple Bacon Cheddar Sandwich vs. Nick's Pizza and Pub Nick's Special

Voting for Round 2 tips Friday, March 16 at Noon thru Monday, March 19 at 5PM. Online voting forms will be available at, on the DNA Facebook page at, DNA Twitter page at and will be e-mailed to all participating Round 1 voters and Downtown Neighborhood News Top 10 weekly eblast subscribers. To subscribe to the DNN Top 10 eblast, click here!

Don't forget now thru April 4, Downtown Madness participants can punch your "big dance" ticket and win big with our new partner punch card promotion: Elgin "Eat 16".

Pick up your Elgin "Eat 16" punch card ticket at the DNA office at 2 Douglas Avenue in downtown Elgin or at any participating venue and receive punches for trying each of the 16 Downtown Madness signature dishes. Collect all 16 required punches and return your completed punch card ticket to the DNA, 2 Douglas Avenue, Elgin, IL 60120, to score a Downtown Madness t-shirt and your chance to win other great prizes.

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