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After 50 years in the restaurant biz,
El Gaucho honcho calls for the check

<strong>NICOLE & CO. |</strong> Paul MacKay, a fixture on the Seattle dining scene for decades, opened and managed renowned local spots like El Gaucho, The Metropolitan Grill and 13 Coins. Soon, he will be simply a diner. He's retiring after five decades in the restaurant business.

Ken Lambert / The Seattle Times

NICOLE & CO. | Paul MacKay, a fixture on the Seattle dining scene for decades, opened and managed renowned local spots like El Gaucho, The Metropolitan Grill and 13 Coins. Soon, he will be simply a diner. He's retiring after five decades in the restaurant business.

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