VIDEO: Duke’s Chowder House releases ‘As Wild As It Gets’ History/Recipe Book

January 19th, 2016

In the three-minute video above, Duke Moscrip, owner of Duke’s Chowder Houses, describes how his new book, As Wild As It Gets: Duke’s Sustainable Seafood Recipes, tells stories of his promotional efforts weaving their way through Seattle history.

2016 01-19 Dukes new book7751read6iMoscrip is shown speaking at a Jan. 19, 2016, press conference at Alki Duke’s. The company is a major sponsor of our Southwest Seattle Historical Society, which is acknowledged in the book.

Price of the book is $49.95, or, for members of the Duke’s e-mail VIP Club, $39.95. It is available at all six Duke’s locations. A copy will be available for perusal at our “Birthplace of Seattle” Log House Museum.

The 384-page hardbound book is authored by Duke Moscrip, a former Alki resident who grew up in the Admiral area, and his executive chef, “Wild” Bill Ranniger. Photographs are by Ingrid Pape-Sheldon.

A portion of book proceeds will go to Long Live the Kings, an organization dedicated to restoring salmon in the Northwest. For more info, click here.

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