Fraiche Finally Folds in Santa Monica


Well, Junior's in ain't, but nonetheless, Fraiche is finally folding in Santa Monica. The shutter caps off a tumultuous stumble into irrelevancy despite a stirring debut with Jason Travi in the kitchen. Over the years, the restaurant's demise, or worse, was predicted many times, with the original Culver City location calling it quits in May, after witnessing "E" from Entourage and Benjamin Bailly both stop short of throwing it a life-saver. And yes, we do mean "short" in both cases (Oh!). Eater]