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Take a Look Inside The Canteen, a ‘Micro-Food Hall’ From the General Muir Team

Bagels, cocktails, sandwiches, and more in the old Spence space

The folks behind The General Muir, West Egg Cafe, Yalla, and Fred’s Meat & Bread are about to unleash what’s being called a “micro-food hall” in Midtown. The Canteen is taking over the 75 Fifth Street space that previously housed The Spence, and it will include new outposts for Yalla and Fred’s along with a couple of new brands: TGM Bagel and Square Bar.

Co-owner Jennifer Johnson tells Eater Atlanta a firm date is not set, but partners hope to have The Canteen open to the public this weekend. Anyone who has dined at Krog Street Market, home of the original Fred’s and Yalla outposts, will find the space familiar. Design of the stalls is similar to those inside the Inman Park development.

TGM Bagel will, as one might imagine, offer The General Muir's bagel selection, baked on-site, plus a menu of "quick and healthy breakfast items" and Batdorf & Bronson coffee. Square Bar will serve juices, energy shots, and smoothies during morning hours, and later in the day it will transform into a full bar with beer, frozen drinks, and "a focused selection of classic cocktails and wine."

Before The Canteen opens, take an early look inside via the photos below.

The TGM Bagel stall.
The TGM Bagel stall.
The posted menu for Square Bar.
The menu for Square Bar.
A view of Yalla from the common seating area.
A view of Yalla from the common seating area.
A view of Yalla and Fred’s Meat & Bread from the common seating area.
A view of Yalla and Fred’s Meat & Bread from the common seating area.
Square Bar.
Square Bar.
The TGM Bagel stall.
The TGM Bagel stall.
Common seating inside The Canteen.
Common seating inside The Canteen.
Ryan Fleisher for Eater Atlanta
Common seating inside The Canteen.
Common seating inside The Canteen.
The Canteen
Signage for Yalla.
Long view of Fred’s Meat & Bread and Yalla.
Menu at Fred’s Meat & Bread.
Menu at Fred’s Meat & Bread.
Menu at Fred’s Meat & Bread.
Menu at Fred’s Meat & Bread.
Menu at Fred’s Meat & Bread.
Menu at Fred’s Meat & Bread.

The Spence Has Closed for Good in Midtown [EATL]
The General Muir Team Is Replacing The Spence With 'The Canteen' [EATL]
All Eater Inside Coverage [EATL]

The General Muir

1540 Avenue Place, , GA 30329 (678) 927-9131 Visit Website

West Egg Cafe

1100 Howell Mill Road, , GA 30318 (404) 872-3973 Visit Website

The Canteen

75 5th Street Northwest, , GA 30308 Visit Website
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