Chicken Scratch, McCallister's New Adventure and More Openings from a Busy March

Chicken Scratch opened next to The Foundary in Oak Cliff
Chicken Scratch opened next to The Foundary in Oak Cliff
Catherine Downes

As usual, last month was a busy one in the Dallas restaurant scene. Read on for the full slate of opening restaurants, and be sure to share tips about restaurant openings or closings in the comments section below or at

Openings: Chicken Scratch (2303 Pittman St.): Tim Byres' new chicken joint opened in the former Jack's Backyard space, pairing skillet-fried and roasted chicken with booze and music from the Foundry next door.

Hoochie's Oyster House (207 S. Bell): The new restaurant located a couple blocks away from the square in Denton serves up fried seafood, Po' Boys, fish tacos and raw oysters.

The Gem (7721 Inwood Road): The juice bar opened inside the space at DUO: All Things Culinary in February, and foodbitch, checked it out last month.

Rockstar Bakeshop: This new food truck is sells baked goods -- most notably whoopie pies.

Tu-Lu's Gluten-Free Bakery (6055 Sherry Ln.): The gluten-free bakery opened its Dallas location on March 7.

Manuel's Creative Cuisine (3102 Oak Lawn Ave.): The Mexican restaurant opened on Oak Lawn on March 19.

Coming soon: Dalat (2537 Fitzhugh): The new Banh Mi and Pho spot is scheduled to open in the old RedFork space on April 18.

Snack Global Kitchen and Bar (2323 North Henderson Ave.): This Nosh spin-off will move into the space where Horne and Dekker used to be.

FT33: Matt McCallister's new restaurant is scheduled to open late this summer.

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2303 Pittman St.
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