Posts about “Seafood”

Win Dinner for a Year at Ray’s Nov. 1-21!

Ray's Fire Boat Cropped

This November, as we look forward to 2018 and turning 45, we want to pause for a moment to celebrate the past, present and future of Ray’s, with you our beloved guests. From November 1-21 enjoy three weeks of special menus that throwback to memorable moments and eras in our history. It will conclude with… Read More >>

Reeling in the years at Ray’s by Russ Wohlers

Russ Wohlers

Ray’s started with the small kernel of an idea that salmon and other fish could be broiled just like a steak on a beach bonfire grill, after reeling it into the boat from a good day of fishing. Then came halibut, lingcod, sable fish, oysters, mussels and clams. Excellent seafood that could be cooked in… Read More >>

Ray’s Celebrates Alaska Herring Week

Alaska Herring Week Ray's Boathouse 2017

Alaska Herring Week starts today through June 25th! This week celebrates herring, the most consumed fish in the world, but often overlooked in the U.S. It contains more omega 3s than salmon, a Northwest favorite, and imparts delicious flavor to any number of dishes – not just pickled! It can be poached, smoked, grilled, fried,… Read More >>

New Boathouse Summer Menu!

Pratt_Rays_001

Summer is here! And it’s time to shake things up with new dishes and seasonal updates to our Boathouse menu. Tempt your taste buds with crisp, cool summer salads, fresh Alaskan Halibut, crispy smoked Sablefish, and more below! View the full menu here and look out for weekly specials on our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. For Boathouse reservations call… Read More >>

Fresh Fish Series: Black Cod!

Ray's Kasu Sablefish 2

Hello again my fresh fish friends! Today’s chapter in our series is all about Black Cod. Or is it called Sablefish, or Butterfish or Candlefish or… ? The list of names for this flaky deliciousness goes on. At Ray’s you’ll hear it referred to as Sablefish or Black Cod. The versatility of this fish is… Read More >>

Special Ray’s Menu Benefits FareStart thru June 4

FareStart Dinner May 21

This past weekend we had the pleasure of hosting the winners of our FareStart live auction item! They were treated to a custom Copper River King Salmon menu from Executive Chef Paul Duncan, with wine pairings by our Wine Director Chip Croteau. They enjoyed a sunny dinner on the deck of our first floor Boathouse during the opening weekend of… Read More >>

Fresh Fish Series: Copper River Salmon Is Here!

Steve Hauch & Paul Duncan

Copper River Salmon is here! Not so fast. We’ll be waiting on edge all day today to find out if the salmon are out there. Yesterday, the fishing fleets headed a couple of hours away from Cordova, AK to the mouth of the Copper River delta.  Most scouted the area yesterday looking for the best spots… Read More >>

Fresh Fish Series: NW salmon season has arrived!

WildSalmon

Fresh fish season is rollin’! The 2017 salmon season opens today. What do you know about salmon? We may turn to the ol’ “interwebs” to discover salmon is full of the omega fat we prefer to eat, and that king salmon is the biggest in the family. You’ll read that they are born from eggs… Read More >>

Fresh Fish Series: Halibut!

BH-Pan Seared Washington Halibut 2

Kicking off our Fresh Fish Series on the Ray’s blog is….. Halibut! Halibut season has taken off this year with no short supply.  Fleets are fishing from Kodiak Island, to South East Alaska, and through British Columbia.  We’ve been filleting beautiful fish this season and halibut is forecasted to be plentiful now through October. We’ve also just heard from our local… Read More >>

Ode to Our Fishermen

Northern Leader Image

If there is one thing that I can put my finger on as the main reason for our 44 years of success it would be the fisherman. The fisherman, deckhands, fishing communities that support the fleets, and the families that watch their children, spouses, and parents go out to the unforgiving sea to earn a… Read More >>