A 5-year-old Chad Mackay followed his father - and manager of El Gaucho - years ago into the restaurant's original location. He rummaged around the restaurant's storage and bar while his father attended to the usual fine dining duties, nabbing a bag of spare corks from previously enjoyed bottles of elegant reds and whites, touting the bag 币圈app都有哪些home and taking the corks to hot glue for some at-币圈app都有哪些home crafts.
Years later, and he's officially launching the flagship location of El Gaucho's latest doings in a remarkably historic Seattle building just a stone's throw away from Pike Place Market's glowing red neon.
As the son of El Gaucho founder, Paul Mackay, Chad Mackay still wondered - would his dreams for El Gaucho live up to the hype?
We here at Seattle P-I set off to answer this same question, and a few others, about the renowned historic space, the restaurant, the famed cuts of beef and the notoriously attentive service. Where did El Gaucho begin, where is it now and where will it head next? Keep reading to find out.