Outdoor deck seating at Duke's Seafood Ruston Way overlooking Puget Sound

Best Outdoor Seating in the Northwest

At Duke’s Seafood, we have a lot of great things going for us: tasty food, our easy vibe, friendly team members, and much more. But when summer arrives in the Puget Sound region, one of the best things about Duke’s is our patios and decks! Nothing says summertime like sipping a cold beverage on a…

Young boy teeing off on a fairway

What Almost Beating Tiger Woods Taught Me About Life

People are always so amazed when I tell them that I once played in a tournament with Tiger Woods. At the time, we were both teenagers, and though Tiger was rising steadily through the ranks, he wasn’t the legend he is now. He was still the person to beat, though. And I got really close….

Chowders from Duke's Seafood

Duke’s Chowders Available Now Across the Puget Sound

For years now, guests have been asking me to sell our award-winning chowders outside of the restaurants. While you could always order a bowl to go, or try making it yourself, neither of these really lives up to the taste of the chowder coming straight from our kitchen to your table. And that was always…

Cows in pasture at the Royal Ranch in Columbia Basin, Washington

A Match Made in (grass-fed) Heaven

A beef disaster becomes a delicious quest Here at Duke’s Seafood, you know we only serve the best: from our sustainable seafood, to blending our own spices, to buying local and organic produce whenever possible. Due to changes in our supply chain, our imported grass-fed beef was becoming harder and harder to get into our…


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Wild Bill Ranniger

is the heart of the kitchen at Duke’s Seafood and makes food ideas come to life. Wild Bill has been part of Duke’s team for 22 years, adding his spicy and wild style to everything he creates. Bill’s boundless creativity gives our company its saucy personality. Watch for Bill’s take on cooking and preparing seafood and other dishes on this blog, and don’t forget to watch his YouTube videos that really show how it’s done. Wild Bill is the corporate executive chef, but everyone calls him “The Food Dude.”


Duke Moscrip

is the founder and chief innovator of Duke’s Seafood. He is passionate about sustainably sourced food and searches the country for the best of the best for the restaurant. Duke is known for his outrageous “Capers,” wild ideas that never fail to shake things up. Look for Duke when you visit—he’s almost always hungry!


Amy (Moscrip) Waeschle

is a writer and the author of Going Over the Falls and Chasing Waves, A Surfer’s Tale of Obsessive Wandering. Her passions start with surfing. Never slowing down, Amy also runs mountain trails, hikes, and seems to have a knack for finding hidden foodie gems when she travels. She lives in Poulsbo, Washington with her family. Amy is an expert regarding all things gluten-free and was the inspiration behind many of Duke’s Seafood gluten-free recipes. For the blog, she shares her insights into “growing up with Duke” and tells stories of her food and drink discoveries around the