Church and State

DTLA-After a one-month closure, the French restaurant Church & State has reopened for business, albeit with a new ownership team at the helm.

Bill Chait, Taylor Parsons and chef David Féau stepped in as the new ownership at the Arts District restaurant after former owners Yassmin Sarmadi and her husband Tony Esnault opted to move on from the restaurant in late April to focus on their new effort Knife Pleat.

After announcing the move, Church & State remained dormant for close to a month as crews worked to revamp the space, before reopening on Tuesday, June 11 with a few interior changes and a new menu from Féau.

The restaurant is currently open 5-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, and 5-11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

Church & State initially opened in 2008 and is lauded for helping to kick off the Arts District restaurant boom.