Asian small plates restaurant the Lucky Duck plans to open next month in Clawson

The Lucky Duck, a new dinner destination serving modern, Korean-influenced small plates and cocktails is getting ready to open in downtown Clawson. 

The new restaurant will have a menu of shareable Asian dishes, such as house-made dumplings and lettuce wraps with roasted pork shoulder. Owner and chef Grant Vella says a cocktail list will also have a heavy Korean influence and aims to complement the food menu, which will highlight local produce. 

The 60-something seat restaurant, formerly longstanding watering hole Moose Winooski’s, is right in the heart of Clawson at 14 Mile and Main. In addition to table seating, there will be a 12-seat bar with six taps: four for craft beers and two for pre-made craft cocktails. 

Vella is planning a Nov. 16 grand opening. 

“I want to offer my own take on Asian small plates,” he said, adding that he is shooting for an atmosphere that is down

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