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The Church Key's American Dim Sum 

December 18, 2013
The Church Key, a new restaurant on Sunset in West Hollywood, bills itself as an "American dim sum" restaurant, with Steven Fretz, who most recently worked at XIV, in the kitchen. What does American dim sum mean? It's a construct that a few restaurants around the country have been playing with, most notably State Bird Provisions in San Francisco, in which the printed menu is augmented with roving dishes that come from the kitchen as they're made.

See also: Church Key Review: A Glorious Circus Comes to West Hollywood
Anne Fishbein
Slicing the ahi tuna tartare at the Church Key.
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The Church Key, a new restaurant on Sunset in West Hollywood, bills itself as an "American dim sum" restaurant, with Steven Fretz, who most recently worked at XIV, in the kitchen. What does American dim sum mean? It's a construct that a few restaurants around the country have been playing with, most notably State Bird Provisions in San Francisco, in which the printed menu is augmented with roving dishes that come from the kitchen as they're made.

See also: Church Key Review: A Glorious Circus Comes to West Hollywood
Published on December 18, 2013

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