Hattie B’s Hot Chicken. Photo by Joseph Woodley.

Hattie B’s Hot Chicken, a Nashville-based hot chicken restaurant, is opening early next year in Deep Ellum.

The location will open at 3000 Main St. in late February or early March. About 200 people can sit inside and outside in the stand-alone building.

The Advocate previously reported Hattie B’s, founded and operated by father-son duo Nick Bishop and Nick Bishop Jr., would open summer 2021.

Bishop said in an email the opening had been delayed because it took “longer than expected” to receive a building permit from the City of Dallas. Another factor was a lack of building materials and the corresponding increase in prices.

Hattie B’s Hot Chicken. Photo by Joseph Woodley.

Before the restaurant opens, it is bringing its food truck to town so neighbors can get a taste of the menu. There will be a pop-up event 1-5 p.m. on Nov. 7 at BrainDead Brewing in Deep Ellum. Neighbors will get a chance to sample the hot chicken and Belgian waffle with berry compote and maple whipped cream, as well as the hot chicken and bacon-cheddar grits topped with chives.

The truck will also be at Peticolas Brewing Co. 5-9 p.m. Nov. 5. Free samples will be available 1-5 p.m. on Nov. 6 at Klyde Warren Park.

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