As the seasons change, enjoy new stories, recipes and harvest updates from our restaurant.


Service Charge 101: How this model works for us

The hospitality industry is evolving in Washington and Oregon, as it is across the country. With recent legislation at the federal, state and city level affecting minimum wage, tip-pooling practices, sick leave and predictive scheduling, it is hard to keep up with all the new rules and terms. When the Seattle City Council voted for a $15 minimum wage in [...]


Crossbuck Brewing Beer Arrives in Western Washington

The beer is here! Fire & Vine Hospitality is excited to announce that Crossbuck Brewing beer is now on tap at all of our Western Washington restaurants including El Gaucho Seattle, Bellevue and Tacoma, as well AQUA by El Gaucho, and Aerlume. Crossbuck beers have been pouring at Walla Walla Steak Co and the Crossbuck tap room since October 2018. [...]


A Peek inside the 2020 Harvest Planning

A Peek inside the 2020 Harvest Planning When the world wearies and society fails to satisfy, there is always the garden. – Minnie Aumonier While the rest of us are trudging through winter with our coat collars up and our hats pulled down, our Aerlume culinary team and farming partners at Fall City Farms met on a dreary, wet January [...]