Gaucho Gridiron

Beef & Liberty for All since 1953

  • Join us in February for The “Maine” Event

    El Gaucho and AQUA highlight Maine lobster “Lobsters fall in love and mate for life. You can actually see old lobster couples walking around the tank, holding claws.” Phoebe Buffay in “Friends” Of the 30-odd types of clawed lobsters worldwide, Atlantic Lobsters, or Homarus americanus (literally, “American Lobster”), are found along the Atlantic coast from […]

  • Truffle Butter Poached Maine Lobster Recipe

    Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! If you’re the type who’s more for staying in and cooking an indulgent meal rather than dining out, we have a recipe that is sure to dazzle your Valentine. Look no further for the perfect, decadent dish – our Truffle Butter Poached Maine Lobster. Paired with a béarnaise […]

  • Black Truffle Gnocchi Recipe

    For the month of January, we are highlighting the decadent black truffle on our menus with three fabulous preparations. The black truffle is the fruiting body of a fungus that is typically found 4”-12” below the surface, making it difficult to locate, which is one of the reasons why it’s one of the most expensive […]

  • A Word from Chad ~ January 2016

    May the Force be With You! My wife, Jenny, and I had a great time the other day taking my two boys to see Star Wars. I was way behind the eight ball and didn’t get my tickets early to see it at the IMAX or Cinerama, so we ventured out to a new theater […]

  • The Diamond of the Kitchen

    Celebrating the Decadent Truffle– à la périgourdine – in January “The most learned men have been questioned as to the nature of this tuber, and after two thousand years of argument and discussion their answer is the same as it was on the first day: we do not know. The truffles themselves have been interrogated, […]

  • Niman Ranch Pork Tomahawk Recipe

    Looking for the perfect recipe to serve for the holidays? Our Pork Tomahawk is sure to delight everyone at your holiday table.  The Bing Cherry Amaretto glaze coupled with the Brussels sprouts create a festive treat for the eyes – and the belly. Ingredients: 14 oz tomahawk pork 3 fl oz Cherry-Amaretto Glaze Sauce, warm […]

  • The evolution of the building at Seattle’s First and Wall Street

    From Union Hall to Restaurant—the evolution of the building at Seattle’s First and Wall Street This is one in a two part series detailing the structure at First and Wall, now home to El Gaucho Seattle and the Inn at El Gaucho. Part one takes us from construction to El Gaucho’s opening in 1996. Part […]

  • A Word From Chad ~ December 2015

    Giving. Generosity. Compassion: All words that have been woven into the fabric of our team since we started 19 years ago. “Building Strong Community” is a company value we take seriously, and we are privileged to give our time, resources, and energy to help develop and enhance the communities in which we live and work. […]

  • Supplier Highlight: Alchemy with Niman Ranch Pork

    “If you want a subject, look to pork!” Charles Dickens, Great Expectations. We completely agree with Mr. Dickens. Pork is such a versatile protein. This same animal gives us lean tenderloin, finely marbled belly, meaty shanks and of course, bacon. Another reason we love them is that pigs help sniff out truffles in the woods, […]