Door County Icon Series: A conversation with Dan Peterson of the Viking Grill, home of the outdoor fish boil

Dan Peterson
Dan Peterson has owned the Viking Grill & Lounge in Ellison Bay since 1984 and in that time his name has become synonymous with the Door County fish boil. Barbara Luhring talks to Dan about his history with this iconic Door County meal that dates back to his childhood in Baileys Harbor when his parents ran the Panter Hotel. Along the way you’ll get the inside story on running a busy Door County restaurant as well as what it’s like to take the fish boil on-the-road. Listen in!

Photo credit: Fish boil photo taken by Dan Johnson