Chinese Spring Festival celebration all week !!

by rdelay on February 4, 2016

Feb. 9, 2016

Did You Know ??
You can enjoy an Epicurean treat at Frati …
Frati Handcrafts one 5 liter pan of gelato at a time.  Our process is very labor intensive andh is designed to yield the smoothest, most intensely flavored gelato possible.  The big guys can’t compete with us. They produce for the masses. We craft our gelato for the discerning.

1. There are approximately 38,000 known species of spiders..

2. Snakes are unable toclose their eyes. They can’t blink and they must sleep with their eyes open

3. There are 100 divorces every hour in the U.S.

4. A third of all divorce filings of 2011 in the U.S. contained the word”Facebook.”.

5. The world’s most expensive divorce was estimated at US $2.5 billion.

6. A 99-year-old man divorced his 96-year-old wife after 77 years of marriage because he discovered an affair she had in the 1940s..

7. On this day, in 1861, Jefferson F. Davis is elected president of the Confederate States of America. In 1994, Nelson Mandela becomes the first black president of South Africa

 


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 …

   Treat your Sweetheart to a
 Frati Sweet Wine Float for Valentines Day 
Sweet Wine Float 400 Your Favorite Gelato drowned in Prosecco or Brachetto

 

Dr.  Gelato’s  Plate of the Day:
Baked Lasagna Noodles with Fresh Mozzarella and Italian Sausage
$14.95 Tax Included
Pasta al Forno

 

   Dr. Gelato’s Featured Panino:
Longobucco – Prosciutto Cotto, Provolone Cheese and Sweet Roasted Red Peppers  on artisan bread. Toasted to perfection on our panini grill.  Served with a little side salad.
$9.45 Tax Included
longobucco

 

Today’s Full Panini List:

Longobucco – Prosciutto Cotto, Provolone and Sweet Roasted Red Peppers

Caprese – Fresh Mozzarella, Tomatoes and Basil Pesto

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

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

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

Fontina Toast
Fontina Cheese and Pancetta  (Cooked Italian Bacon)

Hot Coppa – Hot Coppa Salami,  Roasted Red Peppers, Hot Calabrian Chili Spread, Provolone Cheese

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

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

Today’s Featured Flavor is:
Key Lime Curd
Key Lime Curd

 

Tuesday’s  Flavors:
Key Lime Curd
Coconut
Mint Oreo
Caramelized Fig
Zabaglione
Honey Almond
Belgian Chocolate
Raspberry White Chocolate Chip
Regina (EVOO)
Frate
Black Licorice
Tiramisu

 

Sorbetti:
Strawberry
Blood Orange
Frutti Di Bosco 
Macedonia (Mixed Fruit)
Limoncello
Limone

 

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Good things in the Napa Valley

by rdelay on November 22, 2015

Good things to do in the Napa Valley:
For That Personal Touch,  See the great folks at  the Napa Valley Information Center
http://www.visitnapavalley.com/things_to_do.htm
http://www.offthehookflyfishing.com/
http://www.NapaValleyPaddle.com  Paddle Boarding on the River

For observing the night sky, try one of these gentlemen:
http://www.winecountrystargazing.com/about.html
Astrobuffmike@napanet.net

 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 …

Riverfront

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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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