by rdelay on April 15, 2014

Tuesday,  April 15.
Buon Giorno, Amici.
The Easter Bunny has been seen in the Altamura Negroamaro Vineyard. Guess he is checking on children in the Napa Valley ….
Overcast on the Promenade this morning. Dreay looking morning. How appropriate for Tax Day. Wanna feel better??  Come on in and have a Cappuccino and a Cannoli. You will feel better almost immediately …. 


Vigneri Give Chocolate Egg 7oz
Make somebody happy this Easter. Give them one of our Italian Dark Chocolate Easter Eggs. Wrapped and ready to go. $10.50

Swallows have returned.  The winners have been announced. See blog below.

Dr. Gelato’s Soup  of the Day !!
Tuscan Bean Soup with or without Pasta and served with Bruschetta  $7.99 Tax Included

Featured Panini:
ALBA – Cooked Prosciutto, Pecorino Cheese and Black Truffle Sandwich Spread on Artisan Bread. Toasted to bring out all the subtle flavors.  Served with a small side salad  $10.25 Tax Included

We use  Clover-Stornetta Organic Milk to make our gelato.

Todays Featured Gelato Flavor is  After 8 (Mint Chocolate)

Tuesday’s  Flavors:
After 8
Honey Pecan
Peanut Butter Cookie
Nutella Swirl
Tahitian Vanilla
Strawberry Swirl
Amarena  (Bitter-sweet Italian Cherry)
Rum Raisin
Lemon Zinger

Lemon Blackberry
Pineapple Peach
Mandarin Orange
Strawberry Banana
Frutti Di Bosco

Looking for a fun evening in Napa? SILO’S in the RiverFront complex has the answer. Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights are loaded with musical talent. Check out their website.

Having lunch at  THE PEAR, THE GENERAL STORE, CELADON, FISH STORY, ANGELE  or MORIMOTO’s? After your delicious Riverfront lunch, take a walk to Frati and have some gelato or a cappuccino or maybe a little sweet wine. Sit and relax a little in the shade of our patio on the river.

Renting a bike from the famous NAPA VALLEY VELO bike shop this weekend for a little tour of the Napa Valley. After your ride you can stop in at Frati for a little refreshment to reenergize those aching muscles.  Try one of our Sorbets. They are very refreshing and have zero fat content.

We have the Classic Italian  treats for sale:

Panettone ( Traditional and Almond & Raisin )   $15.50
Torrone Soft Almond Nougat    $5.50
Torrone   Traditional     $6.50
Pizzelle   $5.00
Baci          $6.50
Panforte   (Hazelnut & Fig)    $6.25
Dr.  Gelato’s Favorite Premium Olive Oil:
Award winning Regina Extra Virgin Olive Oil  375 ML     $25.00
This makes a great addition to your kitchen or a gift for someone who likes to cook. 

 Gelato To Go for anytime you want something delicious.
1/2 Liter        $15.00
1  Liter           $27.00
5 Liter            $90.00



Winners: Return of the Swallows Contest –

by rdelay on 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.  Congratulation Winners,  Come on in and enjoy your favorite flavor.


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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The “La Bomba”

February 1, 2014

La Bomba. Treat your sweetheart to the La Bomba.  Personal Sweet Chocolate Bundt Cake topped with you favorite gelato flavor and whipped cream.

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Every Thursday, Friday & Saturday Night, it’s Bruschette Night

December 27, 2013

Buon Giorno, Amici.      Bruschetta is an age-old snack with origins in 15th-century Italy. With a base of grilled Italian bread rubbed with garlic and drizzled with olive oil, a bruschetta can be stacked with pretty much anything delicious. Chopped tomatoes are the international favorite, but roasted vegetables, cured meats, fresh herbs and cheese […]

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Frati Napa. An impartial view …

October 3, 2013

Check it out !!  

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Wines we are currently featuring:

June 17, 2013

Wines by the Glass: RED Petit Verdot      $10.00 Refosco Udine $10.00 White Provotive Chardonnay  $10.00 Sicilia Inzolia                        $10.00

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Tour of the Sistine Chapel like you’ve never seen before

January 29, 2012

MICHELANGELO’S MASTERPIECEHere  is an amazing bit of technology that you would never see in  person, and you would NEVER be alone in the room. It is ALWAYS  VERY CROWDED and of course you can’t see Michelangelo’s  artwork close up as you can here. This is especially  spectacular if you have a large high-definition screen! Too  […]

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A talk with Dr. Gelato

October 7, 2011

Watch this discussion with Dr. Anthony  LuPriore, Master Gelato Maker) a.k.a Dr. Gelato,  on the art of making authentic artisan gelato.

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