Sundays Surprise …

by rdelay on August 2, 2015

 August 2, 2015
Did You Know??
1.  
The winner of the 2013 Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating contest consumed 69 hot dogs in 10 minutes.
2.  The Dunkin’ Donuts in South Korea offer doughnut flavors such as Kimchi Croquette and Glazed Garlic.
3.  There is an amusement park in Tokyo that offers Raw Horse Flesh-flavored ice cream.


Things to do in the Napa Valley:   http://www.visitnapavalley.com/things_to_do.htm

 Do the Passeggiata in Napa …
Are you having dinner at one of Napa’s great downtown restaurants?  If so, you should also plan on taking a little stroll (Passeggiata – classic Italian evening past time) after dinner to Frati Cafe on the Riverfront for one of our great Italian desserts …


 Frati Cappuccino

  Just good Italian Roast Coffee for Coffee Connoisseurs

Frati Capuccino


Frati Coppa
Treat yourself to a Frati  Coppa – three scoops of gelato in a chilled glass bowl.  The perfect after dinner dessert in Napa.

Coppa 3 2013




Dr. Gelato’s plate of the Day:
NO Lunch Special Today …

 

Today’s Featured Panino:
FONTINA TOAST – Fontina Cheese &  Pancetta (Italian Bacon) on Artisan  Bread and toasted on our Panini grill.  Served with a little side salad.   $7.50  Tax Included
Fontina Toast with Corn salad

 

 Today’s Full Panini List:
Caprese –
Fresh Mozzarella, Tomatoes and Basil Pesto

Tacchino –
Turkey, Lettuce, Tomato, Sweet Bellwether Farms Cheese
Spread and a little Calabrian Spice

Longobucco –
Prosciutto Cotto, Provolone and Sweet Roasted Red Peppers

Calabrese –
Soppressata, Arugula, Provolone and Sun-dried Tomato pesto

Fontina Toast –
Artisan Bread with  Fontina Cheese and
Pancetta (Cooked Italian Bacon, thinly sliced)

Toscano
Mild Italian Salami with Pistacchio & Garlic, Mild Pecorino Cheese, Lettuce and Whole Grain Mustard.

Alba
Cooked Prosciutto, Mild Pecorino Cheese and Black Truffle Sandwich Spread.

Hot Coppa
Hot Coppa Salami,  Roasted Red Peppers, Hot Calabrian Spread, Bellwether Farms Soft Crescenza Cheese


We use  Clover-Stornetta Organic Whole Milk to make our gelato.
Today’s Featured Gelato Flavor:  ESPRESSO
Espresso

Sunday’s  Flavors:
Espresso
Stracciatella
Nutella Swirl
Chestnut Honey Ricotta
Fior Di Latte
Modena
Animal Cookie
Cookies & Cream
Pillows & Cream (White Chocolate & Marshmallow)
Wild Blueberry
Belgian Chocolate
Frate


Sorbetti:
White Peach & Strawberry
Lemon Blackberry
Strawberry
Banana Berry
Limoncello
Limone

 

 

Having lunch at CELADON, THE PEAR, THE GENERAL STORE,  MORIMOTO’s, ANGELE  or anywhere in Downtown Napa? After your delicious Napa lunch or dinner, take a walk to Frati and have some gelato or a cappuccino or maybe a little sweet wine or a cannoli.  Sit and relax a little in the comfort of a classic Italian Cafe.

Renting a bike from the famous NAPA VALLEY VELO bike shop this weekend for a little tour of Napa.Stop in at Frati for some light refreshments to re-energize yourself after the ride.

 
Napa Valley Residents can sign up for our loyalty program and earn free gelato

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TGI FRATI”S FLAVORS

by rdelay on July 31, 2015

  July 31, 2015
Did You Know??
1. The oldest evidence for soup is from 6,000 B.C. and calls for hippopotamus and sparrow meat
2. Most wasabi consumed is not real wasabi, but colored horseradish.
3. Central Appalachia’s tooth decay problem is referred to as Mountain Dew mouth, due to the beverage’s popularity in the region.
4. One of the most popular pizza toppings in Brazil is green peas

 

 

Things to do in the Napa Valley:   http://www.visitnapavalley.com/things_to_do.htm

 Do the Passeggiata in Napa …
Are you having dinner at one of Napa’s great downtown restaurants?  If so, you should also plan on taking a little stroll (Passeggiata – classic Italian evening past time) after dinner to Frati Cafe on the Riverfront for one of our great Italian desserts …


 Frati Cappuccino

  Just good Italian Roast Coffee for Coffee Connoisseurs

Frati Capuccino


Frati Coppa
Treat yourself to a Frati  Coppa – three scoops of gelato in a chilled glass bowl.  The perfect after dinner dessert in Napa.

Coppa 3 2013




Dr. Gelato’s plate of the Day:
Italian Tuna Salad Plate with Ricotta Bruschetta  $12.95  Tax Included. This would be a Pope Francis favorite if he was here in Napa … Only at Frati …
Tuna Salad Fresh Asparagus Plus

 

Today’s Featured Panino:
ALBA – Cooked Prosciutto, Mild Pecorino Cheese and Black Truffle Sandwich Spread on Artisan  Bread and toasted on our Panini grill.  Served with a little side salad.   $10.25 Tax Included
Alba

 

 Today’s Full Panini List:
Caprese –
Fresh Mozzarella, Tomatoes and Basil Pesto

Tacchino –
Turkey, Lettuce, Tomato, Sweet Bellwether Farms Cheese
Spread and a little Calabrian Spice

Longobucco –
Prosciutto Cotto, Provolone and Sweet Roasted Red Peppers

Calabrese –
Soppressata, Arugula, Provolone and Sun-dried Tomato pesto

Fontina Toast –
Artisan Bread with  Fontina Cheese and
Pancetta (Cooked Italian Bacon, thinly sliced)

Toscano
Mild Italian Salami with Pistacchio & Garlic, Mild Pecorino Cheese, Lettuce and Whole Grain Mustard.

Alba
Cooked Prosciutto, Mild Pecorino Cheese and Black Truffle Sandwich Spread.

Hot Coppa
Hot Coppa Salami,  Roasted Red Peppers, Hot Calabrian Spread, Bellwether Farms Soft Crescenza Cheese


We use  Clover-Stornetta Organic Whole Milk to make our gelato.
Today’s Featured Gelato Flavor:  Tiramisu
Tiramisu

TGI Frati’s  Flavors:
Tiramisu
Malaga / Rum Raisin
Maple Walnut
Strawberry Snickerdoodle
After 8
Ginger Pear
Mint Oreo
Coconut
Vanilla / Vaniglia
Wild Blueberry
Belgian Chocolate
Frate


Sorbetti:
Blood Orange
Strawberry Cantaloupe
Peach Mango
Limoncello
Limone

 

 

Having lunch at CELADON, THE PEAR, THE GENERAL STORE,  MORIMOTO’s, ANGELE  or anywhere in Downtown Napa? After your delicious Napa lunch or dinner, take a walk to Frati and have some gelato or a cappuccino or maybe a little sweet wine or a cannoli.  Sit and relax a little in the comfort of a classic Italian Cafe.

Renting a bike from the famous NAPA VALLEY VELO bike shop this weekend for a little tour of Napa.Stop in at Frati for some light refreshments to re-energize yourself after the ride.

 
Napa Valley Residents can sign up for our loyalty program and earn free gelato

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Napa Riverfront Shopping and Dining …

September 27, 2014

If you are coming to Napa to enjoy some world class  wine tasting, you can also enjoy some great upscale shopping on the Napa Riverfront.  Following is a list of some of the superb shops in the Riverfront Complex and they are ALL open: Shops: Scott Lyall   Men’s Shop Marie Lyall  Shoe’s etc. Cake Plate Boutique  Women’s Fashions Danielle […]

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Napa Eagles Cycling Club

September 13, 2014

Napa Eagles Cycling Club Relaxing,  Refueling and Refreshing on our patio by the Napa river.  They just finished a stimulating 25 mile Saturday morning excursion.

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“The Affogato”

May 31, 2014

One or two scoops of your favorite gelato in a glass mug. Then drown it with a single or double shot of Espresso. An Italian Classic begging to be devoured ….

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2014 Winner

May 28, 2014

Frati  received Tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence. We are a 2104 Winner !  

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New Frati Gelato Panini Today !!

May 3, 2014

Saturday,  May 3.   Buon Giorno, Amici.  An absolutely spectacular day here in Napa. Lots of people out strolling the Napa Riverfront Promenade.   Today we are introducing the Frati Gelato Panini.   Warm on the outside.  Cold on the inside. Sweet all over  …. Today May 3, we are introducing our new Hot Gelato […]

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Winners: Return of the Swallows Contest –

April 14, 2014

The Swallows  were recorded in at 9:14 AM April 10. The Winners of the Return of the Swallows Contest are: Leslie Severe, Margo Treweek, Marissa Holmer, Yvonne Manahan, Thayne Porlier, Thomas Orr, Wendy Bennett, Janice Mathews, Pattie Paris, Nicole Shields.  A bonus first entry gelato is being awarded to Art Morgan for his responsiveness and enthusiasim. […]

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Sandwich or Panini; We got ’em and we toast ’em …

February 11, 2014

Tuesday,  February 11. Buon Giorno, Amici. Now looks dry through the weekend. Still could use a little more H2O from the sky. Make your Valentine’s Day plans now. Bring your Sweetheart to Frati on Valentine’s Day. We are offering the “Cena D’Amore” (Supper of Love). Dinner for two: $50 plus tax includes Aperitivo, Burrata Mozzarella […]

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Frati Coffee considered to be best “Break” fluid …

February 10, 2014

Monday,  February 10. Buon Giorno, Amici. Looks like the rain has stopped for a few days. More coming the end of the week.   No Swallows yet …. Make your Valentine’s Day plans now. Bring your Sweetheart to Frati on Valentine’s Day. We are offering the “Cena D’Amore” (Supper of Love). Dinner for two: $50 […]

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