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  • Spirits Team Travels to Kentucky for a ‘Heavenly’ Education in Bourbon

    If I cannot drink Bourbon and smoke cigars in Heaven than I shall not go.” Mark Twain Three Fire & Vine Hospitality spirits syndicate members recently traveled to Kentucky and all three described it as a heavenly opportunity.  Lonnie Anderson of Aerlume, Sarah Choi-Amaya from El Gaucho Tacoma, and Chris LeRoy of The Lakehouse, enjoyed […]

  • Spring Wine Feature: Critically Acclaimed Pacific Northwest Wines

    As we begin to look toward spring in the Pacific Northwest, the menus and featured wines at each of our Fire & Vine restaurants go through some changes to pair with the longer, warmer days and fresh ingredients from local farms.  Bright flavors from spring vegetables and seafood will be highlighted in our menus and […]

  • Meet the Chef: Margarito Moreno, Executive Chef, El Gaucho Bellevue

    El Gaucho Bellevue executive chef, Margarito Moreno, says that he seeks to learn something new every day. After 14 years in the kitchen at El Gaucho Bellevue, Margarito is ready to lead and teach, while continuing to grow in his own career. Margarito grew up in Netzahualcoyotl, Mexico and learned to cook from his mother […]

  • Fire & Vine Hospitality’s Custom Blend Whiskey Has Arrived

    The Fire & Vine Hospitality spirits syndicate is always looking for something truly special to bring to our guests. In 2016, the team traveled to Kentucky as part of the Makers Mark Select program to create a custom barrel for our collection of restaurants. After selling through the previous barrel, the Makers Mark team created […]

  • Meet Terianne Broyles, El Gaucho Tacoma General Manager

    Terianne Broyles’ favorite Maya Angelou quote perfectly describes her approach to life and her hospitality career. “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” As the new General Manager of El Gaucho Tacoma, she looks forward to ensuring […]

  • The El Gaucho Portland Cigar Lounge

    “If I cannot drink bourbon and smoke cigars in heaven than I shall not go.”  ~ Mark Twain Welcome to a little slice of heaven in downtown Portland.  The El Gaucho Cigar Lounge sets the standard for a full-service dining experience. Sit back and relax while our professional and expertly trained staff recommend the perfect […]

  • Meet Kevin Benner, AQUA by El Gaucho Executive Chef

    It has been said that meaningful work is a tremendous happiness and the new executive chef at AQUA by El Gaucho derives and shares that each day with his team and guests. Kevin Benner grew up in Bellingham, WA and his culinary journey began the summer after he graduated from high school. “I was searching […]