About Us

Ms Chi

Ms Chi Cafe™ showcases Chef Shirley Chung’s passion for progressive Chinese American cuisine. In addition to her unique culinary creations inspired by traditional authentic northern-style dumplings, noodle bowls, fried rice, specialty Boba and milk teas, and coffee drinks; Chef Shirley’s personality shines in the house-made Mr. Chi Chinese spiced pastrami and scallion pancake sandwich plus her Top Chef winning dish –Jumbo Cheeseburger Potstickers with a tomato bacon jam.

Ms Chi Cafe might be a Chinese American restaurant but the quality of the food is up to par with any fine dining establishment. We only utilize the highest quality local fresh produce and spices and everything is house made including our breads, dumpling wrappers, noodles, sauces, and more.

Whether you’re looking for a fast casual dining experience for breakfast and lunch, or a more traditional table-service for dinner, we look forward to serving you and welcoming you to our family.

Lunch

House Made Dumplings & Baos

Chicken Jiaozi $9
(6pc) Scallions, Five Spice

Vegan Garden $9
(6pc) Spicy Tofu Aioli, Pickled Cauliflower (V, S)

Sizzling Pork Potstickers $9
(6pc) Fennel, Scallions

Wontons in Chili Oil $9
(6pc) Pork, Shrimp, Sichuan Pickled Vegetable (S)

Baby Chi Pork Bao $9
(2pc) Scallion Bao, Red Braised Pork Belly, Mushrooms

Hot Dog Bao $4.5
(1pc) Kosher Hot Dog, Spicy Ketchup

Scallion Pancake Sandwiches & Salads

all sandwiches come with a side salad or Salt & Pepper Tots; Add Boba Tea for $3

Mr. Chi Sandwich $13
Chinese Spiced Pastrami, Beijing Mustard Vinaigrette

Californian Monk Sandwich $13
Roasted Mushrooms, Hoisin, Bean Sprouts (V)

Chinese Chicken Salad $12
Pickled Vegetables, Wonton Crisps, Sesame Ginger Vinaigrette

Side Salad $6
Pickled Vegetables, Sesame Ginger Vinaigrette (G.F, V)

Dumpling Combos

Choose Wontons, Chicken, Pork or Vegan Dumplings $13
With Side Salad or Vegetable Fried Rice

Rice & Noodles

Vegan Mapo Tofu $10
Roasted Mushrooms, Sichuan Pepper,
Jasmine Rice (V, S)

Hong Kong Minced Beef $13
Caramelized Onions, Soft Egg, Cilantro,
Jasmine Rice (G.F)

Roasted Chicken $12
Bean Sprouts, Scallion Ginger Dressing,
Jasmine Rice

Vegetable Fried Rice $9
Roasted Veggies, Tamari, Chives (G.F)
Add Chicken +$3 Add Shrimp +$4

Beijing Eggplant Noodles $12
Hand Cut Noodles, Watermelon Radish,
Cucumbers (V)

Chilled Sesame Noodles $11
Beijing Sesame Sauce, Shredded Chicken,
Chili Oil (S)

Vegetable Chow Mein $9
Seasonal Vegetables (V)
Add Chicken +$3 Add Shrimp +$4
Add Tofu +$3

Sides

Marinated Pressed Tofu $7
Five Spice Tofu, Celery, Garlic Chives (V)

Pea Shoots $7
Aged Soy, Ginger (V)

Salt & Pepper Tots $5
Sichuan Chili, Confit Fresno Chili (G.F, V, S)

Jasmine Rice $2

Dessert

Small Batch Ice Cream $6
Vanilla; Dairy Free Vanilla; Ms Chi Purple Taro

Mochi Donuts $3
Black Sesame; Chocolate; Matcha (G.F)

Affogato $6
Vanilla Ice Cream, Espresso

Brunch

Brunch Served 10:00 am - 2:00pm / Sat & Sun

HOUSE MADE Dumplings & Baos

Breakfast Fried Wontons $7
(6pc) Sausage, Scrambled Eggs, Cheddar, Chili Ketchup

Vegan Garden $10
(6pc) Spicy Tofu Aioli, Pickled Cauliflower (V, S)

Chicken Jiaozi $10
(6pc) Scallions, Five Spice

Sizzling Pork Potstickers $10
(6pc) Fennel, Scallion

Cheeseburger Potstickers $12
***Top Chef Winning Dish***
(3pc) Cheddar Cheese, Bacon Jam

Wontons in Chili Oil $10
(6pc) Pork & Shrimp, Sichuan Pickled Vegetable

Peas & Carrots $8
(4pc) Crystal Wrapper, Edamame, Roasted Carrots (G.F, V)

Red Scallop Dumplings $10
(4pc) Beet Crystal Wrapper, Scallop Mousse (G.F)

Hot Dog Bao $4.5
(1pc) Kosher Hot Dog, Spicy Ketchup

Baby Chi Pork Bao $9
(2pc) Scallion Bao, Red Braised Pork Belly, Mushrooms

Rice, Porridge & More

Hong Kong Minced Beef $13
(G.F with Tots or Rice)
Crispy Garlic, Cilantro, Soft Egg (choice of: Tots / Scallion Biscuit / Rice)

Breakfast Scallion Pancake Sandwich $13
Farm Eggs, Bacon, Hoisin Sauce, Pesto Salad

Shrimp and Rice Grits $12
Gulf Shrimp, Chili Oil, Crispy Oats (G.F)

Brown Rice Hot Porridge $10
(G.F, Vegetarian)
Salt and Pepper Crispy Tofu, Soft Egg, Edamame, Sesame Oats

Vegan Mapo Tofu $12
Roasted Mushrooms, Avocado, Sichuan Pepper, Jasmine Rice (V, S)

Bacon Fried Rice $12
Soft Egg, Scallions, Crispy Shallots (G.F)

Noodles and Salad

Chinese Chicken Salad $12
Pickled Vegetables, Wonton Crisps, Sesame Ginger Vinaigrette

Spicy Pastrami Chilled Sesame Noodles $12
Chinese Spice Pastrami, Sesame Sauce, Crushed Chili (S)

Shrimp Chow Mein $14
Gulf Shrimp, Seasonal Vegetables

Vegetable Chow Mein $10
Seasonal Vegetables (V)

Beijing Eggplant Noodles $12
Hand Cut Noodles, Watermelon Radish, Cucumbers (V)

Donuts & More

Mochi Donut $3
Chocolate Glaze; Black Sesame: Matcha Glaze (G.F)

Tea Egg $2
Soy, Star Anise, Jasmine Green Tea

Scallion Five Spice Biscuit $3.5
House Marmalade

Sides

Salt & Pepper Tots $6
Sichuan Chili, Confit Fresno Chili (G.F, V, S)

Pea Shoots $7
Aged Soy, Ginger (V)

Jasmine Rice $2

DESSERT

Small Batch Ice Cream $6
Vanilla; Ms Chi Purple Taro; Dairy Free Vanilla

HedgeHog Bao $7
Dark Chocolate, Sesame Granola, Vanilla Ice Cream

Dinner

HOUSE MADE DUMPLINGS

Jumbo Cheeseburger Potstickers $12
**Top Chef Winning Dish**
(3pc) Cheddar Cheese, Bacon Tomato Jam, Cheese Crisps

Chicken Jiaozi $10
(6pc) Scallions, Five Spice

Sizzling Pork Potstickers $10
(6pc) Fennel, Scallions

Wontons in Chili Oil $10
(6pc) Pork, Shrimp, Sichuan Pickled Vegetable (S)

Vegan Garden $10
(6pc) Spicy Tofu Aioli, Pickled Cauliflower (V, S)

Peas & Carrots $8
(4pc) Crystal Wrapper, Edamame, Roasted Carrots (G.F, V)

Red Scallop Dumplings $10
(4pc) Beet Crystal Wrapper, Scallop Mousse (G.F)

Starters

Scallion Pancake $10
Made to Order, Garlic Whipped Tofu, Hazelnut Pesto (V)

Sweet & Sour Baby Back Ribs $15
Shanghai Style, Kale Slaw

Chinese Chicken Salad $12
Pickled Veggies, Wonton Crisps, Sesame Ginger Vinaigrette

Marinated Pressed Tofu $7
Five Spice Tofu, Celery, Garlic Chives (V)

Salt & Pepper Tots $6
Sichuan Chili, Confit Fresno Chili (G.F, V, S)

Entrees

Vegan Mapo Tofu $12
Roasted Mushrooms, Avocado, Sichuan Pepper, Jasmine Rice (V, S)

Crispy Chicken $18
Pasture Raised Local Chicken, Scallion Ginger Vinaigrette, Bean Sprouts

Steak & Broccoli $19
Skirt Steak, Broccolini, Black Pepper Sauce

Garlic Tomato Shrimp $18
Gulf Shrimp, Cherry Tomato, English Peas, Garlic Chives, Jasmine Rice

“Kung Pao” Cauliflower $14
Sweet and Tangy, Dried Chilies, Toasted Hazelnuts (G.F, V, S)

Rice & Noodles

Beijing Zhajiang Mein $18
Hand Cut Noodles, Pork Belly Ragu, 6 Seasonal Garnishes

Cumin Beef Chow Mein $14
Charred Onions, Broccolini, Bean Sprouts (S)

Chilled Sesame Noodles $11
Hand Cut Noodles, Cucumbers, Radish (V)

Vegetable Chow Mein $12
Five Spice Pressed Tofu, Seasonal Vegetables (V)

Scallop Fried Rice $14
Baja Bay Scallops, Edamame, Soft Egg

Vegetable Fried Rice $12
Seasonal Vegetables, Tamari (G.F)

Jasmine Rice $2

Veggies

Sauteed Pea Shoots $7
Aged Soy, Ginger (V)

Roasted Asparagus $9
Black Bean Sauce, Soft Egg

Garlic Green Beans $7
Sichuan Preserved Vegetable (V)

DESSERT

Small Batch Ice Cream $6
Vanilla; Dairy Free Vanilla; Ms Chi Purple Taro

Hedgehog Bao $7
Dark Chocolate, Sesame Granola, Vanilla Ice Cream

Mochi Donuts $3
Black Sesame; Chocolate; Matcha (G.F)

Affogato $6
Vanilla Ice Cream, Espresso

DRINKS

WINES

Sparkling

BTG /Bottle

POEMA CAVA   
$10 / $40

CONUNDRUM   
— / $52

White

BTG / Bottle

EMMOLO SAUVIGNON
$11 / $44

LUMOS PINOT GRIS
$12 / $48

CLIMAT CHARDONNAY
$12 / $48

AZ RIESLING
$11 / $42

Red

BTG / Bottle

TINTO REY ROSE
$11 / $44

RITA’S EARTH PINOT 
$12 / $50

B.R COHN CABERNET
$12 / $48

ALEXANDER MERLOT
$11 / $44

OBERON CABERNET
$14 / $56

COCKTAILS

DIRTY THAI TEA $10
Espresso infused SOJU, Thai Tea, Boba Pearls

ABC SHANDY $10
Allagash White, Green Tea

LYCHEE LYFE $10
Fresno Chili infused Soju, Lychee, Lemon

PASSION PROJECT $10
Passion Fruit, Orange, Lemon, Tozai Sake, Poema Cava

ROSEBERRY FIZZ $12
Rosé, Sake, Strawberry, Egg White

SAKE

TOZAI
$8 (glass)

JOTO
$9 (glass)

MOMOKAMA
$21 (300ml)

BEERS

BOTTLES

BUDDHA
$9

YANJING
$8

DRAFT

ALLAGASH WHITE
$7

BOOMTOWN IPA
$8

NON ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

SOLE WATER
$6

SOLE SPARKLING
$6

COKE, DIET COKE, SPRITE
$3

COFFEE & TEA

Coffee

House Blend Drip
12oz- $2.50 16oz- $3

Cold Brew
12oz- $3.95 16oz- $4.50

Cafe au Lait
12oz- $2.95 16oz- $3.50

Espresso Drinks

Espresso (double shot)
$2.50

Latte
$4.25

Cappuccino
$3.25

Mocha
$4.75

Americano
$2.50

Coffee Specialities

Black Sesame Latte
$6

Vietnamese Iced Coffee
$6

Affogato
$6

Vietnamese Mocha Frappe
$6

Boba Tea

Black Milk Tea
• Traditional
$4
• Taro
$4.50

Jasmine Green Tea
• Unsweetened
$4
• Fresh Seasonal Fruits
$5
• Passion Fruit
$4.50
• Lychee
$4.50

Oolong Black Tea
• Cheese Foam
$5
• Dairy Free Milk Tea
$4.50

Thai Tea
$4.50

Iced Matcha
$6

HOT TEA

We use premium loose tea leaves for all of our teas

Oolong Tea
$5

Jasmine Green Tea
$5

Chrysanthemum Tea (C.F.)
$5

Matcha Latte
$6

SLUSHIES

White Peach Yogurt $5

Citrus Yogurt $5

Taro $5

Strawberry Yogurt $5

Black Sesame $6

Avocado $6

Slushies

Yogurt with Seasonal Fresh Fruit 
Taro 
Black Sesame 
Fresh Grapefruit 
Avocado 

The Team

Shirley Chung - Ms Chi

Chef Shirley Chung

Chef / Owner

A native of Beijing, and a proud Chinese-American, Chef Shirley Chung brings a playfulness and refinement of flavors to her culinary creations. Shirley immigrated to America at age 17 for college and worked in Silicon Valley before following her passion for food. She attended the California Culinary Academy San Francisco and was trained in classic French, Italian, Latin and Chinese cuisines working with Thomas Keller at Bouchon, Guy Savoy, Mario Batali at Carnevino, and Jose Andres at China Poblano. In 2013, Shirley was a chef contestant on Bravo’s Top Chef Series Season 11 New Orleans where she finished in the Top 3 and was invited to compete again in 2016 on Top Chef Season 14 Charleston where she was awarded as the runner up. In a partnership with her husband Jimmy Lee, Chef Shirley showcases her Chinese heritage and personality in a modern fast casual service approach at Ms Chi Cafe.

Travis Masar

Chef Travis Masar

Executive Chef

Chef Travis Masar was born and raised in southeast Colorado and received a Bachelor in Culinary Arts from Johnson & Wales and his international wine certificate and Court of Masters Sommelier Certificate at the German Wine & Sommelier School. After traveling and working in Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam, Chef Travis discovered his love for the different cuisines and cultures in Asia and served as the head chef of Uncle Restaurant in Denver. Chef Travis appeared as a contestant on Top Chef Season 11, New Orleans where he became not only colleagues but friends with Chef Shirley. Following Top Chef, Chef Travis served as the Executive Chef for Michael Schulson’s flagship restaurant Sampan and Independence Beer Garden. It was when he was Head Chef at Bing Bing Dim Sum when he really fell in love with traditional dumplings, baos, and Asian breads. When Chef Shirley convinced Chef Travis to move to Los Angeles to open Ms Chi – he couldn’t refuse.

Ms Chi Cafe

Jimmy Lee

Front of House & Jack-of-All-Trades

A native of southern California, Jimmy met Chef Shirley while they both worked in technology in Silicon Valley and after many years working in tech, he has joined forces with his wife to create Ms Chi Cafe celebrating their heritage, liveliness and love together. At Ms Chi Cafe, Jimmy oversees the front of the house but is really a Jack-of-all-trades leading everything that goes on behind the scenes.

Hours / Reservations / Location

RESERVATIONS

HOURS

MondayClosed
Tuesday -Thursday11:00am - 9:00pm
Friday11:00am - 10:00pm
Sunday10:00am - 9:00pm
Weekend Brunch10:00am - 2:00pm
Daily Happy Hour2:00pm - 5:00pm

Location

3829 Main Street, Culver City, CA 90232
Directions: google map

NO VALET PARKING.
Plenty of street parking/parking lots near Ms Chi

You can also visit our Ms Chi location at
The Fields LA food hall next to the Bank of California Stadium
(limited menu)

www.thefieldsla.com

CONTACT

Media Inquiries

Please contact Tracey Rosen of Productivity PR for all media requests at tracey@productivitypr.com