Groups To Share Space, Kitchen At Common General In St. Elmo; Masala Kitchen Opens On Highway 58

Thursday, July 18, 2019 - by Gail Perry

Common General is a new collaborative business space in St. Elmo that will share a kitchen for food preparation. Sharing space in the same building at 3800 St. Elmo Ave. Suite 111 next to The Tap House are Plus Coffee, Mama Crunk’s Pies, Belle Chocolates, and Acre Goods, which will provide the general store area, selling items such as backpacks, field notes and artwork.

 

Common General will also be able to sell beer after receiving a consumer and carry-out beer license issued by the Chattanooga Beer Board on Thursday.

 

A new consumer beer license was also given to Masala Kitchen, 4767 Highway 58, Suite 173.

The small restaurant with seating for 35 will serve bottled beer and both Indian and American food.


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