Tag archives: Franklands Crab & Co

Chaplin’s Coming to Montecito
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   August 23, 2018

Four months after opening for business in April, Frankland’s Crab & Co at the Montecito Inn is closed for modifications, and will reopen in a few weeks with a new concept: Chaplin’s Martini Bar. The new concept will offer guests staying at the hotel, as well as residents and visitors, a sleek lounge serving cocktails […]

Crab Take
By Richard Mineards   |   April 12, 2018

After myriad delays Frankland’s Crab & Co, described as a modern American shell shack, opened its doors at the 90-year-old Montecito Inn, formerly owned by silent film star Charlie Chaplin. The bustling Coast Village Road nosheteria, part of the Los Angeles-based restaurant group Scratch Restaurants, is run by chef-owners Phillip Frankland Lee and Margarita Kallas-Lee, […]

Frankland’s Crab & Co. to Open
By Kelly Mahan Herrick   |   March 29, 2018

Nearly a year-and-a-half after the closure of Montecito Café at the Montecito Inn, Los Angeles-based restaurant group Scratch Restaurants has announced the opening of the first of four concepts at the historic Coast Village Road hotel: Frankland’s Crab & Co will open its doors on Friday, April 6.  Chef-owners Phillip Frankland Lee and Margarita Kallas-Lee […]