In 1996, El Gaucho opened with a vision of fine dining from a bygone era with old-school tableside service for people celebrating their lives. Twenty years later, the family-run company has grown to five restaurants throughout the Pacific Northwest and a boutique inn. To mark the occasion, a company-wide celebration with promotions and events will run through December 2016.

New app feature provides real-time status updates

Rover.com, founded and based in Seattle, and now the nation’s largest network of pet sitters and dog walkers. Earlier this week, they introduced new technology into the mobile apps, enabling its sitters to provide peace of mind to their clients. The new feature allows pet sitters and dog walkers to easily track and share information with owners, including when they arrived at home, a GPS map of the

Pintxo (pronounced peen-cho) is a Spanish Tapas Bar located in the heart of Belltown. Pintxo’s micro-kitchen, smaller than most food truck kitchens, produces a vast array of Basque small bites from traditional favorites to modern takes on the traditional dishes from various culinary regions of Spain, including San Sebastian, Barcelona and Madrid. Originally from the PNW, Chef de Cuisine David Haight joined the Pintxo team last month after training in Oregon and working in Vancouver (BC), Napa (CA), and Woodinville at Willows Lodge. 

Shop, learn, play, adopt!

In this edition of Dog Days, we feature the 3rd Annual Seattle Pet Expo at the Washington State Convention Center in downtown Seattle. The Seattle Pet Expo is bigger than ever and running for two days this year! The event takes place next Saturday through Sunday, June 4-5. Admission is FREE and your pet is welcome to attend. There will be shopping, adoptions, free nail trims, discounted vaccinations and microchipping, pet costume contest, pet talent show, author book signings, agility demonstrations and much MORE.

Dog Trot Fun Run included!

In this edition of Dog Days, we feature Petpalooza at Game Farm Park in Auburn. This event takes place on Saturday, May 21st. Petpalooza is a free event for the whole family including your four-legged family members too. The event kicks off with a Dog Trot 3k/5k Fun Run with registration starting at 8:30 am. The ‘chip-timed’ course is flat, easy, and enjoyable for all ages. Water will be available on the course for both dog and human participants and the first 100 people to register receive a free goodie bag. Registration includes T-shirts for early registrants and on a first-come basis for late and on-site registrants.