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Duke's Prawns Appetizer

July 13 2021

Farmed prawns at Duke’s Seafood?

If you’ve spent any time at Duke’s Seafood, you know that we care about quality, taste, and supporting sustainable farms and fisheries. Would you be surprised to learn that Duke’s Seafood used to serve farmed prawns? We know, we know, terrible, right? (cue angry mob) But here’s the thing. We didn’t understand what we do…
Dukes Seafood Cheeseburger with bacon, lettuce, tomato, and onion

May 7 2021

Romancing the Burger

I tell guests and team members, “Yup, it’s a cheeseburger.” But it’s not just a cheeseburger. Behind the scenes, there’s so much more to it than that. The bun: baked by Essential Baking Company (our recipe) using organic flour and delivered to us 7 days a week. We grill it in locally made clarified butter.…
Duke's Seafood Delivery Package

June 10 2020

Sound Bites for Home Delivery

Our most popular items now delivered to your doorstep! available for home delivery from locally-owned Sound Sustainable Farms! Introducing Sound Bites, an exciting new partnership to deliver Duke’s ready-to-cook frozen food to your door from our friends at Sound Sustainable Farms. This is not pre-cooked food that you’d have to drop everything in order to…
Free-Range Hens

September 17 2019

Is Organic Chicken Really Worth It?

Organic, free range and cage-free are terms tossed around wildly in the chicken world. We know that chickens need more than just food and water to be healthy and, today more than ever, consumers care about the way their food is grown. Organic chicken is hard to come by, but when you can find it,…
Pacific prawns

May 2 2018

Tasty Mexican Prawns from Responsible Fishermen

by Duke Moscrip Handled With Care At Duke’s, exceptional quality is our top priority. If food is headed to our kitchens, you can bet that I have invested a lot of time and energy into sourcing it. I search long and hard to ensure I am providing my customers with the best-tasting and most sustainable…

April 11 2018

Eat Good Food. Live Forever.

by Duke Moscrip To me, food is more than just the basics of breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It’s more than just finding something to fill yourself up when you’re hungry. Good food is a lifestyle. My food philosophy is the basis for every business decision I make and is one of the driving passions in…
Westport Dungeness Crabs

April 11 2018

Crabbing Around Westport

By Duke Moscrip From the Ocean, With Love If you’ve ever been to Westport, Washington, then you’ve seen the giant crab pots stacked sky-high and the trawlers parked at the marina. Last week, our team of chefs and I arrived to tour the processing plant for Pacific Seafood, our only crab supplier. Westport in April…
Duke Eating Oyster

April 11 2018

Now That’s an Oyster!

By Duke Moscrip Just kidding . . . this five-year-old oyster is bigger than anyone would ever want to slurp, even me. But they are perfect for show. Last week, “Wild” Bill Ranniger, our executive chef, and chefs from our seven restaurants joined me for an oyster-seeking adventure in Raymond, Washington. Pacific Seafood, the only…
Baseballs

April 10 2018

Let’s Play Ball!

By Duke Moscrip With the 2018 MLB season underway, I recall a time in 1987 when fans rallied behind my idea to buy the Mariners. Back then, team owner George Argyros was not a favorite of the fans. Since the team’s rocky beginnings in 1969 as the Seattle Pilots, the team never saw a profit…

February 1 2018

DukeWorthy Defined 

Everything on the menu has passed the “DukeWorthy” test, a word coined by a boat captain friend of mine many years ago on a fishing trip. He caught a Halibut that was too small, tossed it back and said, “that’s not DukeWorthy.” It stuck, and it helps define everything we do. If you eat at…